Health & Wellbeing

Physical activity

There are many health benefits associated with keeping physically active



Information and guidance on walking


Stair climbing is a form of aerobic exercise with potential to burn more calories per minute than jogging.

Sports facilities

There are 2 main gym/sports facilities in the University. For staff not able to access these facilities, discounts to other gyms are available.

Fitness classes

The University has a number of venues where fitness classes take place.

University Clubs

There are a number of clubs and societies open to University staff.

Fitness checks

If you would like support to improve or maintain your current fitness levels, reduce injury risks and for rehabilitation following an injury, there are a number of options available within the University.


The University offers a range of incentives and support to encourage staff to cycle.



The University's Jogscotland groups enable staff and students to become more active in a fun, social and supportive way.


Shower facilities

The University provides shower facilities for staff and students.

Shower facilities

Related Links

Active Scotland

Take Life On

Sport Scotland

Physical Activity and Health Alliance

Scottish Government National Physical Activity Strategy