GOGA Success Story - Mike Jackson

Mike’s story We were thrilled recently to receive an email from Mike Jackson, a staff member in the Disability Services Team, about his positive experiences of GOGA and the influence it has had on his life. We love making a difference and are delighted to share this GOGA success story with you. In March 2021, […]

Get Out, Get Active term 2 round-up

Get Out, Get Active view over Derwent Reservoir

It’s been a great term 2 here at Get Out, Get Active with our walking, running and climbing programme launching again during the wonderful Fresh Start Festival at the end of January and then continuing right up until the end of term with exciting trips, collaborations and experiences aplenty. Read on for our GOGA term […]

Spring Break Activity Timetable 2023

May bank holiday

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 […]

Fresh Start Festival Activity Timetable 2023

Fresh Start Festival

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 […]

GOGA semester 1 round-up

Leeds University GOGA Round-up Windermere Group Picture

It’s been a great semester of activity here at GOGA since our programme of activities started again in early November, with our new team of activators helping the Leeds University community get out and get active! Read on for a full round-up of the semester. This semester, 570 of you have joined us as we […]

Five great walks in Leeds

woodhouse moor free guides walking

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 […]

Winter Break Activity Timetable 2022

Staying In Leeds?

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 […]

12 Days of Winter Wellbeing Advent Calendar 2022

12 days of winter wellbeing advent calendar

A different kind of advent calendar- there’s something for everyone to help boost your mental and physical health this winter. Follow our 12 days of winter wellbeing advent calendar for some great ideas to give yourself a physical and mental boost this festive season. With options every day for mind & soul, body and lifestyle […]

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 […]

Balancing Life 2022 Survey Results

Balancing Life

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 […]