Entries by Kate Petty

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 Following on from our 5 great walks you need to do in Leeds guide, this page contains everything you need to know about 10 must-see parks in Leeds. Use it to plan your next outdoor adventure Whether you want to explore the parks nearby to campus or venture a […]

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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 […]

Sticky crispy tofu recipe

Sticky crispy tofu with a yummy glaze, this recipe is perfect for meat free Monday or any day of the week. It’s really tasty and makes a tofu stir fry so much more interesting! Kate Petty from the Physical Activity and Wellbeing team shares a healthy savoury recipe for you to try. Sticky crispy tofu […]

Berry and peanut butter flapjack recipe

Gone are the days of buying sugary supermarket flapjacks. These flapjacks taste great just by themselves so you can grab and go if needs be or dress up as part of a breakfast or snack. We like having them with some greek yoghurt. Kate Petty from the Physical Activity and Wellbeing team shares another recipe […]