Category : University

In a League of their Own: University of Leeds Women’s Rugby

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Image Credit: [University of Leeds Rugby League] The University of Leeds help lead the way in Women’s Rugby League, becoming only the second University in the UK to establish a women’s team. The University of Leeds is the birthplace of student rugby league and home to the oldest-running student men’s … Read More

Women’s Football Team Win Hard Fought Victory

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Image Credit: [Millie Frain] After beating Sheffield away a few weeks ago, Leeds beat Sheffield Hallam 2-1 at home to continue their winning start to the season. The University’s women’s football team continued their undefeated start to the season with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Hallam whilst the 2nds thrashed … Read More

University of Leeds Break Varsity Duck with Maiden Victory

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Image Credit: [Robbie Cairns] Uni Find the Magic Combination to End Thirteen Years of Hurt against Beckett. After 14 years in the wilderness, and thirteen straight Beckett victories, Leeds University were finally pronounced annual Varsity champions, winning by a single point. Despite defeat in the rugby finale, the Gryphons managed … Read More

Leeds: Home of Sporting Greats

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Image Credit [University of Leeds] Leeds, aside from the outstanding sporting teams that it possesses, also lays claim to having produced many a world-class sportsman and woman. The triathlon is but one example of this, with the city of Leeds hosting the UK’s Triathlon Centre. The Brownlee brothers, who originally … Read More

Free Stress Relief Tai Chi for Students!

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The Lishi Daoist Tai Chi Society has partnered with the university’s wellbeing services to offer FREE STRESS RELIEF classes thanks to funding from Leeds Community Foundation. You can sign up at lishi.org/happy right now for up to six weeks of free workshops that combine physical exercise, meditation and life-coaching to … Read More

Ultimate Victory at Nationals

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It was an early start for the Ultimate Frisbee team, gathered outside Parkinson steps at 6:30 to pack themselves and their kit in to vehicles for the trip to Nottingham for the UK Men’s and Women’s Outdoor Nationals – our final tournament of the season. As a sport that prides … Read More

Women’s 1s Crowned League Champions After Northumbria Win

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The women’s football 1s have won their league in emphatic fashion, beating Northumbria 2s 5-0 to secure their status as champions of the BUCS Northern 1A for the third year in a row. This is despite having two games of the season left to play, but with the team currently … Read More

Squash: War of the Roses II, Leeds succeed where York failed

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Wednesday saw the University of Leeds going up against the University of Lancaster in the first BUCS fixture of 2018. This was a return fixture between the two universities, with Leeds previously winning 5-0 at Lancaster back in November. They hoped for a repeat of this and to continue last … Read More