Entries by Tom Exeter

4 Time World Ironman Champion comes to University

On Monday 20th April, 4 time World  Ironman Champion, Chrissie Wellington, spoke at the University as the finale event of the new Emerging Leaders programme. Over 250 people attended the event and Chrissie held the audiences attention with stories including her first triathlon ending with her being rescued as she sunk in an oversized wetsuit. Her […]

GO TRI Yorkshire Aquathlon

Join us for our first ever GO TRI Aquathlon at the University of Leeds on the 17th May as part of the Get Out, Get Active programme.   The GO TRI Yorkshire Aquathlon will give you a taste of swimming and running in one fun event and gives you the chance to challenge yourself to try […]

Top 5 Ranking for University Sports Facilities

As part of the recent Times Higher Student Experience Survey Leeds has achieved a fantastic joint fifth place in the ‘Good Sporting Facilities’ category, a result which has been retained for the fourth year in a row due to the continuous investment and development of the sporting facilities and experience at here at Leeds.   […]

Workout of the Month

Start getting fit for summer with Personal Trainer Steven Patchett and his ‘Marine Challenge’ circuit workout.   The Marine Challenge This is a workout that is designed around the Royal Marine Commandos’ selection tests, so it will definitely put you through your paces! It is a circuit based workout, meaning you go straight from one […]

University of Leeds leads home nation snooker team to a win

Daniel Womersley has made history by being the first student to retain the University home nations snooker tournament individual title in Belfast. Local lad Dan has captained the England University Student team to consecutive wins in the home nation’s tournament for the past two years. The recent success of the University of Leeds snooker team […]

Rugby League Trophy Champions

Our Rugby League team were crowned British University and College Sport Trophy Champions as they dominated Swansea 63-22 in the Final at Loughborough. Our Rugby League team controlled most of the game scoring 18 points within the first 15 minutes of the match. Swansea soon woke up but couldn’t catch our teams lead as the half time […]

Medal in the National Lifesaving Championship for Leeds Alumni!

Congratulations to Ben Witz, Sports Development Officer at the University of Leeds who competed in the Royal Life Saving Society National Speed Championships at the iconic London 2012 Aquatics Centre earlier this month. Ben is a former sports scholar at the University of Leeds and is currently working at the University as part of the […]