Entries by Tom Exeter

Staff and friends raise over £300 completing the Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Members of the Sport & Physical Activity team have, along with some friends scaled the Yorkshire 3 peaks in aid of charity. Organised by Caroline Race and Tom Exeter, the group completed the gruelling 24 mile walk up Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside in just 10 hours while fighting gale force winds throughout the day! The […]


Novice Rowers Chosen for GB trials

12.Jun.15 Two University of Leeds students; Nathalie Cousins and Misha Dewes have been selected to attend the Great Britain Talent Confirmation Day on the 22nd June.   Nathalie and Misha were selected after completing performance tests held by GB rowing at the recent BUCS regatta. Over 300 students took part in the tests which included […]

Gryphons Student Sport Conference 2015

The first Student Sport Conference at the University of Leeds will be held on Thursday the 24th September.   The conference aims to inspire students to reach their potential through sport and will have 3 key themes;   Reaching Your Potential-Workshops in this theme will focus on performance sport and how to develop performance both […]

University of Leeds WIN Intra Mural Varsity 2015

Intra Mural Varsity was hosted by the University of Leeds this year and despite the wintery conditions all teams fought hard against Leeds Beckett University to come out on top and regain the Varsity Trophy! The universities competed in 5 different events with the University of Leeds winning 3-2 overall. The results were; 5-a-side Football: […]

Sports Colours 2015 Winners

The 2015 Sports Colours and Scholarship Awards took place last night and it was a spectacular evening celebrating all of our sports students’ achievements this year.   The evening was opened by the Activities duo of this year’s sports rep Hannah Crane and Activities Officer Fi Metcalfe, highlighting some of the many achievements the sports […]

Morgan named as co-captain

University of Leeds Sports Scholar Jacob Morgan has been named as co-captain of the English Universities Rugby League team. Jacob will take on the captaincy role along with teammate Blake Mahovic for the Associations Cup campaign starting tomorrow against Great Britain Police at Stanningley.The decision was made following feedback from the squad and discussions amongst […]

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 […]