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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Edge's exciting partnership with OTE Nutrition

OTE Supplements

The Edge is proud to have partnered with OTE Nutrition!   As a member of The Edge, no matter your membership type you qualify for a 20% discount off all online orders through OTE.  Who are OTE?  OTE Sports came about because of a desire to do things differently. Their range of naturally flavoured sports health […]

Gryphons Abroad programme engages over 2000 children in South Africa

Volunteer talking to school kids

A team of staff and students from the University of Leeds & Leeds Trinity University have just returned from South Africa, following the successful completion of a four-week sport development project. The Gryphons Abroad programme sees staff and students deployed to deliver cycling, sport and leadership in schools in the Nkandla region.  Empowering youth through […]

The University of Leeds hosts largest sporting conference of the year

People sat in a lecture theatre

The University of Leeds hosted this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Conference, reinforcing its role as a leader in Sport & Physical activity in the higher education sector. The largest higher education sporting conference of the year saw over 140 different institutions taking part in three days of information sharing and development. […]

Enhancing wellbeing: the power of helping others and staying connected

helping others

Helping others Helping others helps to stimulate the reward centres in your brain is actually really great for your wellbeing. It must be true, there is no selfless good deed! But that’s not the point. If you are able to help anyone in need, through volunteering, offering to get some bits from the shops or […]