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Leeds Athletes Dominate World Triathlon Leeds

Triathlon

Athletes based at the ever growing Leeds Triathlon Centre dominated the World Triathlon Leeds weekend, claiming eight medals across five events, including a Brownlee 1-2 in the finale. The University of Leeds is a key partner in the Leeds Triathlon Centre and many current students and notable Alumni train here, including Olympic heroes Alistair and […]

Gryphons Abroad - day 2

Day 2 in the schools is now complete in the Gryphons Abroad camp and we’ve had our latest update from the team about how it went Rachel Weaver On the second day we worked at Gratton School again. During the first session we did leadership and worked mainly on communication, we led games such as blindfolded […]

First day at school

After settling in, the Gryphon’s Abroad team have enjoyed their first day of school.   Read about how they got on with our student blogs below and keep an eye out tomorrow for the next update… Rosie Kerr The first day in South Africa did not disappoint! No amount of stories or pictures could have […]

Ben Sneesby - the road to the Paralympics

Paralympic skier and University of Leeds Sports Scholar, Ben Sneesby, is one step closer to achieving his Paralympic dream following his recent gold medal in the men’s slalom sitting race at the IPC Alpine Skiing British National Championship at the end of March. This event is part of the wider Delancey British National Alpine Ski […]

£5M Cycle Circuit at the University of Leeds

The University of Leeds has approved funding for a new £5M development of an outdoor closed loop cycling circuit and is now seeking the necessary planning consents from Leeds City Council. Located on the University Bodington playing fields in north Leeds, the development will include a cutting edge, 1.6km tarmac cycle circuit and refurbished Pavilion which […]

Snow Scholar soars into Team GB

University of Leeds Snowboard Sports Scholar Gillian Finnerty will be joining the Great Britain training camp in the snowboard cross early next year. Gillian has had great success this past year dominating the BUCS snowboarding circuit and recently won the Indoor England and British Championships in snowboard cross. Despite freestyle being her favourite discipline she […]