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 area

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, Natalie Corr runs a 30 minute metafit class every Monday evening at 5.30pm in room G.01 of the RDVS Teaching Building. £4 per class (£3 for students), with no booking necessary.

You can also find other exercise classes and workshops at the Easter Bush gym.

Easter Bush gym


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

Find more details about the IGMM gym