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Candid Conversations: Sport in Today’s World, Jane Nickerson

Jane Nickerson

Candid Conversations: Sport in Today’s World is a series exploring what sport looks like during the current season we are in. Sport is such an integral part of daily life: from general fitness and exercising, to keeping mentally healthy; socialising and creating community with others, and even just for the sake of enjoyment – be […]

Christmas snacks for outdoor adventures

marzipan stuffed dates

Christmas snacks for outdoor adventures Many of you will be getting outdoors and enjoying the fresh air during the festive break. We have created a guide of some of our favourite Christmas snacks to fuel your outdoor adventures. These ideas are very simple and many use leftover Christmas ingredients so there is no need to […]

Nutrition Myth 2: What is the best diet?

best diet nutrition myth

The field of nutrition is notorious for having conflicting ideas, opinions, and science. This has resulted in mass confusion about what to eat, how much to eat and when to eat it, in order to be healthy. This Nutrition Myth series aims to dispel some common myths around nutrition, whilst providing some simple universal tips […]

Nutrition Myth 1: Do you need to count calories?

nutrition myth food calories

The field of nutrition is notorious for having conflicting ideas, opinions, and science. This has resulted in mass confusion about what to eat, how much to eat and when to eat it, in order to be healthy. This Nutrition Myth series aims to dispel some common myths around nutrition, whilst providing some simple universal tips […]

Gryphons Festive Fun Run

George the gryphon hanging a bauble on a christmas tree

After the success of our first Gryphons Virtual Relay, we’re hosting another one, this time with a festive twist. 35 teams signed up last time, meaning over 200 people took part! The collective total distance ran was 950km – let’s see if we can beat that this time round.  Event Overview Clubs enter a team […]

Volunteer of the Month: Emily Coulson

Volunteer of the month Emily Coulson

Our volunteer of the month for November is Emily Coulson, who is on our Coach Scholar programme. She helps to coach the women’s football club by planning and delivering their weekly sessions at Sports Park Weetwood.    Which volunteering programme are you on & what does your role involve? On campus I am on the […]

Christmas Activity Timetable -

Staying In Leeds?

Our sports facilities on campus are open throughout the holidays and we have some great out of term activities lined up for you to get involved with! From swimming to climbing to walking routes – there’s something for everyone. We will also be live streaming some free, high energy Zumba & Les Mills Body Pump […]