College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Healthy living

Stay fit and active on campus.

cardio gym

The College, along with the wider University, is committed to developing a working environment and practices that help maintain and improve staff and student mental and physical health. 

There are opportunities across all campuses for staff and students to incorporate physical activity into their working day and bike parking for those who like to cycle to work.

Central

Staff interested in running can join the Jog Scotland group who run on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes. All levels of runners from complete beginners upwards are very welcome.

If you fancy an indoor workout, climbing, swimming or access to daily exercise classes, head along to Sport & Exercise on the Pleasance. Discounted staff memberships and entry available.

Jog Scotland Central contact details

Sport & Exercise contact details

Easter Bush 

If you fancy a high intensity pre-work exercise class, Caroline Moseley runs a 30 minute metafit class every Wednesday morning 7.30am-8am in room G.01 of the RDVS Teaching Building.

Contact Caroline

The Little France Jog Scotland group

Little France

There are plenty of opportunities for running at Little France too. Staff can join the Jog Scotland group who run on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday lunchtimes. All levels of runners, including complete beginners, are very much welcome and there are a great variety of routes in the area.

Jog Scotland Little France contact details

Western General

Staff working in IGMM can enjoy free access (following an induction) to the gym there which is equipped with a range of CV equipment and weights.

Any IGMM staff or students who wish access to the gym should contact  admin@igmm.ed.ac.uk

Find more details about the IGMM gym