Swim England DiSE Programme

The Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE) is a unique and industry-leading programme delivered by Swim England in conjuction with Loughborough College.

This government-funded programme is fully integrated into all Swim England Talent Pathways and offers the perfect environment for athletes to harmoniously combine their sport and education.

The 2021 programme spans over two years, with each athlete being allocated an experience Swim England DiSE Assessor who will be there to support the individual every step of the way. It is specially designed to run alongside, and complement, the athletes chose further education; A Levels or a BTEC qualification, as well as their club training programme.


  • Born between the 1st September 2004 – 31st August 2005
  • Enrolling on to a state funded study programme (or independent school only if in receipt of at least 50 per cent fee remission).
  • Member of an English Club, reside in England and eligible to represent either England, Scotland or Wales
  • Meet the sport specific performance requirements.

Deadline for application is 12th July 2021.

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