BUCS Cricket National Championship Winners

ECCU Men's Cricket BUCS Win

BUCS Mens Cricket National Championship 2022 On Wednesday 22nd June our Leeds/Bradford UCCE took on Loughborough UCCE in the BUCS Mens Cricket National Championship at Kibworth Cricket Club in Leicestershire. Leeds take 7 wicket victory Loughborough were up to bat first but were quickly pulled apart by Leeds, 97 all out in 31 overs. Leeds  […]

Volunteer of the Month - Ellie Chessman

Ellie Chessman (3 from the left)

Our volunteer of the month for June is Ellie Chessman. Psychology final year Ellie has been volunteering on our sports project with the NHS this academic year. She has been delivering sports such as football, tennis, basketball and badminton for service users at the Newsam Centre  since September 2021. This is a really unique and […]

AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds

Triathletes running into the water

The University has signed a three-year deal with the Series that will provide many benefits to its students. Already integral to triathlon in the UK as the home of the Brownlee Centre and Cycle Circuit – the country’s first purpose-built triathlon training centre – the University’s partnership brings with it a student placement programme to […]

Volunteer of the Month - Kirti Peeyoosh

Volunteer of the month Kirti Peeyoosh

Our Volunteer of the Month for May is Kirti Peeyoosh. Kirti has been involved in three of our volunteering programmes this year so was a natural choice. He regularly volunteers with Get Out, Get Active on their walking trips but has also been involved in our new Coach Parker programme. He is a regular volunteer […]

Mark England Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Mark England

Mark England, former University of Leeds student and Team GB Chef de Mission has been inducted into our sporting hall of fame.  Mark studied Economic History at Leeds, graduating in 1981 and has gone on to enjoy an illustrious career in sport. He is the current Chef de Mission for the Great Britain Olympic Team – […]

Varsity is Coming - Tickets Available Now!

Varsity is coming

Varsity is coming! So take your chance now to get ahead and buy your tickets for the biggest University Varsity event of the year! With over 60,000 potential attendees at over 60 sporting events, don’t risk missing out. Secure your ticket today for the finale events taking place on 29 April, 2 and 4 May. […]

Leeds Varsity is Coming!

Varsity is coming

Varsity is coming! Get ready for a unique spectacle not to be missed. Bring your passion, pride and friendship to this special event. After two years away, we’ll be opening the doors again to over 10,000 students, cheering on teams from Leeds Beckett University and the University of Leeds, in over 60 fixtures, across 25 […]

University Sports Scholars Awarded Scholarships!

Sporting Scholars group photo

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 Tuesday 8 March everyone gathered together to celebrate all of our wonderful scholars and their sporting achievements. The evening not only focused on current scholars, but past […]

Roller Skiing at Brownlee - No Snow, No Problem!

The Yorkshire Dales Cross Country Ski Club run weekly sessions at Brownlee!

Want to ski like an Olympian? Leeds’ Brownlee Centre plays host to the Yorkshire Dales Cross Country Ski Club for their weekly Roller Skiing sessions! With the Beijing Winter Olympics now underway – and snow and ice slightly lacking in the UK – you can still get in the spirit here at the Brownlee Centre. […]

Royal recognition for Brownlee Centre triathletes

Georgie Taylor-Brown and Jessica Learmonth celebrate after winning the Olympic mixed relay triathlon in Tokyo 2020

A number of British triathletes and Brownlee Centre regulars have received royal recognition for their sporting services. The Brownlee Centre is the UK’s first purpose-built triathlon training centre.  The facility was created in partnership with British Cycling, British Triathlon, Sport England and UK Sport and, named after two of the University’s most successful alumni, Alistair […]