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Leeds UCCE to compete in BUCS National Premier final at Lord's

Leeds UCCE

Historic achievement Leeds/Bradford UCCE, formerly known as MCCU, is set to play in their sixth BUCS National Premier Final at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground on Tuesday 2 July. This match marks their third consecutive final, highlighting the team’s consistent and continued excellence. The team has previously clinched the title in 2013, 2016, and 2022, […]

Leeds wins at the Leeds Sport Awards!

Leeds Sport Awards 2024

Last Thursday evening our staff and students attended the prestigious annual Leeds Sport Awards at Elland Road. The awards celebrate the achievements of athletes, coaches, administrators and volunteers contributing to sport in Leeds during 2024.   Outstanding contributions from Leeds Sport It was a celebratory evening for the University of Leeds. UoL athletics scholar Max […]

The Edge’s exciting partnership with Leeds Rhinos

Headingley Stadium

We are delighted to announce our brand-new partnership between The Edge and Leeds Rhinos. Edge members will receive a discount of a huge 40% on tickets to all home games in the Rhinos’ 2024 season. This discount can be accessed by emailing  Rhinos’ glorious legacy Leeds Rhinos are one of the premier teams the […]

New and exclusive Gryphon merchandise has launched!

Young woman and young man modelling Gryphon merchandise

Introducing our brand new and exclusive Gryphon merchandise! We have created stylish training tees, cosy beanies, cool bucket hats and a handy tote bag to carry everything in. All Gryphon merchandise will be available to purchase from The Edge reception and prices are listed below; Tech T-shirts: £20 Bucket hats: £15 Beanies: £14 Tote bags: […]

The Edge wins Educational Facility of the Year

The Edge, Educational Facility of the Year

Two weeks ago The Edge rose above strong competition to be named Educational Facility of the Year at the National Fitness Awards.  The Edge was shortlisted for Education Facility of the Year and Best Membership Campaign. It was a strong contender in both but it’s contributions to its student and staff community in addition to […]

Navigating nutrition confusion

Bowls of food and drinks

The field of nutrition is notorious for having conflicting ideas, opinions, and science. This has resulted in confusion about what to eat, how much to eat and when to eat it, in order to be healthy. Food for your body All foods are not born equal when it comes to your health. A popular school […]

How to maintain your fitness and lifestyle goals

Student using the battles ropes at The Edge

It’s the classic weight loss story, all too common you lose weight after some form of diet or lifestyle change, then the weight loss plateaus. After some time, you’re back to your original weight. So, why is sustainable weight loss so difficult?  The myth is that people put weight back on because they got lazy, […]

Practical tips for your diet and nutrition

Diet and meal prep

This article explores the concept of a personalized approach to nutrition, emphasizing the importance of whole foods, protein, and minimal sugar intake while debunking the one-size-fits-all diet myth. What is the best diet?  This is one of the most common debates in the nutrition world. A quick browse online and you will find a wide […]

Menopause workshop success


We complete our second round of Menopause workshops this week. Alongside the wonderful variety of sessions which include Pilates, Yoga, Foam rolling for Joint Pain and Strength training, we have added an additional workshop centred upon Nutrition. The interest in the Menopause Toolkit Workshops has grown across the University. The wonderful news is that thanks […]

University of Leeds Sports Scholars awarded their scholarships!

Sports scholars sat together

The University of Leeds Sports Scholars have been awarded their scholarships by the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Education, Jeff Grabill at the annual sports scholars evening. On Thursday 9 November everyone gathered to celebrate all our wonderful scholars and their sporting achievements. The evening not only focused on current scholars, but past students of […]