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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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  […]

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 […]

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 – […]

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 […]

Volunteer of the Month - Amy Tran

Our Volunteer of the Month for December is Amy Tran!

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH – AMY TRAN, Mechanical Engineering – President of LUU Volleyball & Gryphons Into Schools Volunteer.  Semester 1 saw the return of our fantastic sports clubs & societies as well as our schools volunteering programme. It’s great to see so many students back enjoying the sports they love as well as contributing […]

Volunteer of the Month - Emily Kilmister

Our Volunteer of the Month for October is Emily Kilmister!

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH – EMILY KILMISTER, Sport Science – Netball Umpires & Gryphons Into Schools. It is great to have our volunteering programme back to full force after the pandemic. Our first volunteer of the month of the 2021-22 academic year back in October was Sport Science student Emily Kilmister who has been volunteering […]