Sport & Exercise

News and events

The latest news and events from Sport & Exercise:

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

swimmer
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.

Rugby Rookie to Scotland Star

Winning Varsity '16
Playing your first proper game of rugby in front of a crowd of 10,000 in a Royal Bank of Scotland Varsity Match at BT Murrayfield may be the stuff of nightmares to some, but it was actually the start of Elizabeth Musgrove’s dream rugby journey.

New Appointment & New Facilities for Hockey Programme

The Performance Programme at The University of Edinburgh Sport celebrated the appointment of GB-capped Sam Judge as Head of Performance Hockey (Women) at the newly refurbished hockey pitch at Peffermill Playing Fields.

Taylor Signs Up for Varsity

Former Scotland back-row forward and British Lion and University of Edinburgh Law Graduate Simon Taylor has joined the coaching team at Edinburgh University Rugby Club.