Sport & Exercise

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The latest news and events from Sport & Exercise:

Student Employment Programme 23/24

Student employment programme participants 23/24
The largest ever cohort of students have joined the Sport & Exercise team as part of our Student Employment programme for the 2023/24 academic year.

Eric Liddell Gym refurbishment officially crosses the line

Eric Liddell Gym Ribbon Cutting - Sue Caton and Eilidh Child cutting the ribbon
University students and staff were joined by Sue Caton, Eric Liddell’s niece, and 2014 University of Edinburgh Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, Eilidh Child, to cut the ribbon and officially open the refurbished Eric Liddell Gym.

Refurbished Eric Liddell Gym Unveiled

View of new Eric Liddell Gym
The much anticipated renewed, refreshed and reimagined Eric Liddell Gym at the Pleasance has reopened.

Pickleball at the Pleasance

Group of students and staff lined up in a row after playing pickleball
In July, the Pleasance played host to the University’s first ever Pickleball Just Play session.

Instructor Courses receive A+ Audit

Group of participants of a course outside the gym at Easter Bush
Sport & Exercise has received top marks in the annual audit of our YMCA Instructor Course offering.

Gyms at the Pleasance to undergo seven figure refurbishment

Artist impression of Eric Liddell Gym Layout showing Cardio equipment
Over £1 million will be invested in the Cardio and Eric Liddell Gyms this summer.

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