Sport & Exercise

News and events

The latest news and events from Sport & Exercise:

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
24 January marks 70 days until the start of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Staff Training Day

Staff Training Day
To allow for essential staff training, some of our facilities and services will be closed or operate reduced hours on Friday 15 December.

New 3G Project Kicks off at Peffermill

Peffermill spades
Work has now begun on a new 3G and six new 5-a-side 'MUGA' (Multi-use Games Areas) pitches at the University’s outdoor sport facility at Peffermill.

BUCS Swim Success

swim success
Our Performance Swim Team is celebrating a slew of wins at the BUCS Shortcourse Championship in Sheffield last weekend.

Important: Pleasance Reopen

Pleasance reopen
We are pleased to inform you that we have recovered from the earlier water mains supply issues at the Pleasance Sports Complex & Gym will reopen to the public at 4pm on Tuesday 10th October.

Caledonia Pride Returns to the Pleasance

Caledonia Pride
Scotland’s first and only professional Women’s Basketball Team, Caledonia Pride, will be opening their season at the Pleasance against the Nottingham Wildcats on Saturday 7th October.

Making waves in and out of the pool

We are delighted that 10 University of Edinburgh Athletes have been nominated to be considered for selection for Scotland at the Gold Coast games and that University of Edinburgh Sport will once again be the principal sponsor for the Edinburgh International Swim Meet.

University of Edinburgh to host EuroHockey Club Challenge I

The European Hockey Federation (EHF) has awarded Edinburgh University the rights to host the EuroHockey Club Challenge I (Women) 2018. The tournament will be held at Sport & Exercise Peffermill from 18-21 May 2018.