Entries by Lucy Wood

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Gryphons Crowned Women’s Dry-Slope Champions

For the first time in recent history, University of Leeds Snowriders were announced as this years Women’s British University and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Dry Slope Champions with stand out performances from Sports Scholar Gillian Finnerty and team mate Jenny Davies. In the women’s snowboard event, Finnerty retained her gold medal title in the big air […]

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BUCS Girls Can

Since it’s launch in 2015, This Girl Can has swept the nation encouraging and empowering women to get physically active. Each academic year British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) coordinate a special week of female-focused action, engaging with universities across the country. If you didn’t already know, we run our very own ‘Uni Girls Can‘ […]

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Leeds Varsity parkrun, be a part of the series

Leeds Varsity are excited to announce that following last years success, Varsity parkrun is back for 2017. If you’ve always wanted to be involved with the greatest sporting event in the university calendar, you can! So how does it work? Each runner and volunteer will score a point for their University, the University with the most points […]

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Dream Test Debut for Alumni Toby Roland-Jones

University of Leeds alumni, Toby Roland-Jones, called up to the England cricket side for their latest test against South Africa, had his dream debut taking four wickets and scoring 25 runs with the bat. Middlesex medium paced bowler, Toby Roland-Jones took an impressive four wickets in his opening 33 balls in his first Test cricket […]

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Strength and Conditioning Coaches Workshop

On Thursday 20th July, the inaugural Strength and Conditioning (S&C) Coaches Workshop brought together S&C Coaches from Universities across the North of England to share knowledge and ideas. Assisted by the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS), who sent down National Network Manager Craig Williams to attend, the purpose of the workshop was to address common issues […]