BUCS Cricket National Championship Winners

ECCU Men's Cricket BUCS Win

BUCS Mens Cricket National Championship 2022 On Wednesday 22nd June our Leeds/Bradford UCCE took on Loughborough UCCE in the BUCS Mens Cricket National Championship at Kibworth Cricket Club in Leicestershire. Leeds take 7 wicket victory Loughborough were up to bat first but were quickly pulled apart by Leeds, 97 all out in 31 overs. Leeds  […]

Zynk announced as official partner

The Edge Gym Refurbishment Main Floor Visual

Wellness design experts Zynk Design have been appointed as the official partner for our upcoming fitness suite and spin studio refurbishment. Zynk Design specializes in designing unique spaces in the health, fitness and wellness market. They have worked with clients including The Gym Group, Golds Gym, Grndhouse and David Lloyds. Following member feedback, they have […]

Staff and Students Join AJ Bell Triathlon

Triathlon Runner

AJ Bell World Triathlon Staff and students descended on Roundhay Park this month to participate in the AJ Bell World Triathlon Championship Series event. The University of Leeds was announced as the education partner for the event which takes place annually in Roundhay Park.  Athletes in action Sport Scholar & Coach Scholar Jess Fullagar was […]

Healthy Eating Week


What is Healthy Eating Week? Healthy Eating Week aims to promote healthy eating, drinking and physical activity. By doing all these, we hope everyone can achieve a healthier way of living. It’s a week to celebrate healthy living. And to encourage people to make positive changes to their lifestyle. How to get involved? The big message for this […]

Roast Baby Potatoes and Lentils with Pickled Chilli and Coriander Sauce


Ingredients 750g Baby potatoes, cut in half, or waxy potatoes in bite size chunks 150g Dried beluga lentils 2 Tbsp olive oil Salt + pepper For the coriander and pickled chilli sauce Large bunch coriander 1-2 Garlic cloves, to taste, roughly chopped 2 Pickled green chillies 2 Tsp freshly grated ginger 2 Tbsp tamarind paste […]

Banana Cocoa Bread

Ingredients 4 Overripe medium bananas 145G Buckwheat flour (or wholewheat flour) 50G Ground hazelnuts (or ground almonds) 60G Cocoa powder 1 TSP Bicarbonate of soda 1 TSP Baking powder 1 TSP Cinnamon Pinch sea salt 2 Flax eggs (2 tbsp ground flax + 4 tbsp water) 60ML Melted coconut oil 2 TSP cider vinegar 65G […]

Volunteer of the Month - Ellie Chessman

Ellie Chessman (3 from the left)

Our volunteer of the month for June is Ellie Chessman. Psychology final year Ellie has been volunteering on our sports project with the NHS this academic year. She has been delivering sports such as football, tennis, basketball and badminton for service users at the Newsam Centre  since September 2021. This is a really unique and […]

AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds

Triathletes running into the water

The University has signed a three-year deal with the Series that will provide many benefits to its students. Already integral to triathlon in the UK as the home of the Brownlee Centre and Cycle Circuit – the country’s first purpose-built triathlon training centre – the University’s partnership brings with it a student placement programme to […]