Sport & Exercise


News and events

The latest news and events from Sport & Exercise:

FREE wellness classes on Thursday 4 March 2021

Person doing yoga at home using laptop
To mark the University's mental health day on Thursday 4 March we are running two 30-minute wellness sessions; an introduction to Yoga and an introduction to Capacitar Tai Chi.

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month 21
We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for our whole community.

Student selected for Team GB at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Seonaid McIntosh
MSc Performance Psychology student, Seonaid Mcintosh, had been selected by the British Olympic Association (BOA) to represent team GB at the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Refund and extension updates for 2019/20 Memberships

Important information for those who held a gym membership that was suspended or had a workshop or course booking that was cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions from March 2020 to September 2020

Student on-campus testing centres

The Sports Hall at the Pleasance to host student on-campus testing centres.

BUCS Award success

The achievements of University of Edinburgh students and staff have been recognised at the annual British University and College Sport (BUCS) Awards.

New outdoor fitness opportunities coming to Peffermill early 2021

Artist Impression of PLAE Lockers
University of Edinburgh Sport & Exercise have collaborated with US based company PLAE, who will deliver a new outdoor fitness solution to Peffermill, the first of its kind in UK Higher Education. It’s time to PLAE. Train. Perform.

Edinburgh to Lapland Festive Challenge

Santa needs our help. With the stop-start year we've had, the big guy up north is behind schedule and needs a few helping hands to have all the gifts ready for Christmas!