Healthy eating tips: energy, mood, and meal planning

healthy eating

Importance of healthy eating habits and timing for energy and mood Ever notice how you feel after indulging in some less healthy meals or snacks? Lethargic, low on energy and low in mood? When we eat well, we can feel so much more energised and happier. Timing of eating is important too and can affect […]

International Partnership Brings Cycling to Rural South African Children

A team of cyclists with their arms up

Gryphons Abroad Initiative In a groundbreaking development, the University of Leeds and the Bambisanani Partnership have joined forces to create a dedicated cycle hub. This hub will empower thousands of children in rural South Africa to learn how to ride and maintain bicycles. Since 2016, the University of Leeds and the Bambisanani Partnership have successfully […]

Leeds Sport Partnership win big!

Leeds Sport partners at The Yorkshire Sports Awards

On Thursday 18 May, our staff and student members of the Leeds Sport partnership attended the prestigious annual Yorkshire Sports Awards. This year the awards were held in Hull and saw the Leeds Sport partnership win 3 of the 5 awards. The awards celebrate the sporting achievements of athletes, coaches, administrators and volunteers across the […]

State of the art Strength & Conditioning hub to open this year!

Gryphon Mascot standing outside Cromer Terrace, new strength & conditioning hub

Work has been approved to redevelop two buildings on campus to provide exciting brand-new spaces for our university community. Cromer Terrace will be refurbished to become the new strength & conditioning hub & home for our sports clubs and performance athletes. This will include a state-of-the-art Strength and Conditioning centre, new physiotherapy rooms and meeting […]

Jodie Cunningham inducted into Hall of Fame

Jodie Cunningham giving a speech

Leeds University Alumna Jodie Cunningham has been inducted into the University’s Sporting Hall of Fame. Jodie was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Sports Scholars Award Evening held on 13 February. This is an event which celebrates the successes of all our scholars who have been awarded a scholarship for the upcoming year. […]

University of Leeds Sports Scholars awarded their scholarships!

Group photograph of student sport scholars

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 Monday 13 February everyone gathered to celebrate all our wonderful scholars and their sporting achievements. The evening not only focused on current scholars, but past students of […]

Para Athlete Fin Toner's Sporting Experience

Fin Toner Sport Scholar

Fin Toner is a sports scholar at the University of Leeds where he is a 4th year Masters student studying MSc Business Analytics & Decision Science. He currently plays wheelchair basketball and has started rowing this year for the university’s sports teams. We had the opportunity to speak with Fin about his sporting achievements, how […]

Bodington Football Hub Officially Opens

Bodington Football Hub

Last Thursday Bodington Football Hub opened its doors officially and welcomed its main partners, The Football Foundation and Leeds City Council, alongside the contractors, and University and community football clubs that would be using the facility.  Located at Sports Park Bodington – part of the University of Leeds – the new hub is built in […]

‘Golden Gateway’ plaques celebrate Commonwealth Games success

Jess Fullagar with Golden Gateway plaque

Two members of the Leeds Triathlon Centre, Jess Fullager and Georgia Taylor-Brown, have nominated the Brownlee Centre as their ‘Golden Gateway’; the place that had the most impact on their sporting journey on their way to the Commonwealth Games. Following this year’s successful Commonwealth Games, Team England have encouraged gold medal-winning athletes to nominate their […]

Leeds athletes & alumni at the Commonwealth Games

The Edge

This year, the Commonwealth Games are being hosted down the road in Birmingham. This has provided a unique experience for our volunteers, alumni and athletes as the Queen’s baton returns home after travelling the globe. There are both current athletes and Leeds alumni who are competing or are involved in the games, including; Mark England […]