Entries by Emily Halsall

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Leeds Varsity is Coming!

Varsity is coming! Get ready for a unique spectacle not to be missed. Bring your passion, pride and friendship to this special event. After two years away, we’ll be opening the doors again to over 10,000 students, cheering on teams from Leeds Beckett University and the University of Leeds, in over 60 fixtures, across 25 […]

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University Sports Scholars Awarded Scholarships!

The University of Leeds Sports Scholars have been awarded their scholarships by the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Education, Jeff Grabill at the annual sports scholars evening.  On Tuesday 8 March everyone gathered together to celebrate all of our wonderful scholars and their sporting achievements. The evening not only focused on current scholars, but past […]


Win £100 by telling us how you feel!

Help us to support your physical activity and wellbeing by filling out the 2022 Balancing Life Survey. Plus you could win a Love2Shop voucher worth £100 or £50!  Last year’s Balancing Life Survey found that 69% of staff and 61% of students were active, up 3% and 9% respectively from 2020 but still down on […]

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Full Premium Access for 7 Day for Just £15!

Get full access to The Edge for a week in the run up to Christmas for just £15! Make the most of all of our facilities including our 25m pool, 250 station gym, dedicated spin studio, climbing wall and squash courts whatever time of day that suits you. This offer is available between the 1st […]

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Christmas Opening Hours 2021

Due to additional University closure days this year, opening hours are reduced for a slightly longer period than usual. This year we will be open at the following times: Monday 20th December – 6.30am-2.30pm Tuesday 21st December – 6.30am-2.30pm Wednesday 22nd December – 6.30am-2.30pm Thursday 23rd December – 6.30am-2.30pm Friday 24th December – 8am-2pm Saturday […]


Balancing Life Results 2021

Results are in for the 2021 Balancing Life survey! This year, 1055 staff and students took part in Sport and Physical Activity’s annual survey which gains insight into the physical activity and wellbeing levels of our University community – a big thank you to everyone who completed this!  Last year’s results found that the pandemic had a […]

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University of Leeds Accredited by TASS Dual Career Scheme

We are very proud to be able to announce that we have been accredited by an innovative Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative.    The Sport England-backed programme supports young sportspeople on the talent pathway to have the opportunity to gain qualifications alongside their sporting pursuits, follow other interests, as well as further their personal development.  By formally recognising an institution’s commitment to supporting student-athletes, the TASS Dual Career Accreditation Scheme aims to allow athletes to reach their potential […]

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Meet the Team: Charlotte Bourke

We chatted to one of our personal trainers Charlotte to find out more about her including her favourite way to stay active and who is her biggest fitness inspiration.  Name: Charlotte Bourke Job role: Personal Trainer, Exercise Referral Instructor & Pilates Teacher What does your role entail: Supporting clients towards reaching their health & fitness […]