Entries by Kate Petty

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Spring Break Activity Timetable 2023

Our sports facilities on campus are open throughout the spring break and we have some great activities lined up to help you create a wellbeing break into your day. From local walking trips in nature to indoor climbing sessions and exercise classes – there’s plenty to keep you active over the break. Classes and activities Check […]

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Fresh Start Festival Activity Timetable 2023

Monday 30 January – Sunday 5 February After the incredible launch in January 2022, the Fresh Start Festival is set to return – a week of fun activities delivered collaboratively between the University and LUU. The Fresh Start Festival aims to bring the whole University community together, giving you the chance to make connections with […]

Five great walks in Leeds

Woodlands, canals, riversides, lakes, reservoirs… whether you fancy a canal side stroll or a 10km walk through woodland we have got you covered! Leeds has enough parks and trails to keep you busy and they’re all beautifully unique. 1. Meanwood Valley Trail 6 miles/10 kilometres The Meanwood Valley Trail runs from Woodhouse Moor and heads […]

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Winter Break Activity Timetable 2022

Our sports facilities on campus are open throughout the winter break and we have some great out of term activities lined up for you to get involved with. From a walking trip in Saltaire to indoor climbing sessions and exercise classes – there’s something for everyone. You can also get involved in our ‘12 days of […]

10 must see parks in Leeds

10 must see parks in Leeds – free guide Following on from our 5 great walks you need to do in Leeds guide, this guide contains everything you need to know about 10 of the best parks in Leeds. Download the guide and use it to plan your next outdoor adventure! Whether you want to […]

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Balancing Life 2022 Survey Results

Results of Sport and Physical Activity’s (SPA) 2022 Balancing Life Survey results have been published, providing an insight into the activity and wellbeing levels of our University community. 1,000 staff and students took part in Balancing Life this year. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey. Key results A total […]

Chronic illness – helpful information and resources

Chronic Illness Lucy Prodgers, Graduate Teaching Assistant & Postgraduate Researcher, has provided a wealth of content and useful information around chronic illness. These materials have been collated for Staff Healthy week in order to help raise awareness of invisible conditions and symptoms, such as chronic pain and fatigue, and how they impact people in the […]

Plan your next Leeds cycle using these free resources

Cycling around Leeds is one of the most enjoyable ways to explore more of this part of Yorkshire And The Humber. Whether you’re an experienced cyclist or a complete beginner, you always need to plan your cycling route. Use these free resources, as suggested by The Bike Hub, to plan your cycling adventures in and […]