UNIversal Gym Membership


The University of Leicester of has partnered with British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCs) and enrolled on the new UNIversal Gym Card.

As an affiliate to the programme, students and staff* will have access to fitness facilities at over 50 different university venues across the UK, at no additional cost. The programme will allow staff and students returning home, visiting friends or working away on placements, the opportunity to continue with the regular fitness routines.

The University of Leicester will also welcome UNIversal Gym card holders from other institutions that are participating in the scheme to our facilities.

*Students that hold a Gold+/Gold annual membership are eligible and Staff that hold a Gold+/Gold membership are eligible for the scheme

University of Leicester students and Staff

  • To obtain your UNIversal Gym card, please visit any of our sports centre receptions. You will need to bring your University of Leicester student ID card.
  • UNIversal Gym card holders may then visit any of the participating institutions to use their fitness facilities. Please check with each institution before you visit for any access restrictions.
  • As well as your UNIversal Gym card, you will be required to take your UOLstaff / student card when visiting another institution.
  • UNIversal Gym cards are valid from 1st September 2018 -31st August 2019

Click here to see a full list of institutions apart of the programme

Visitors to the University of Leicester

UNIversal Gym Card holders from other participating institutions may access the below at any time during our opening times.

  • Danielle Brown Sports Centre
  • Roger Bettles Sports Centre
  • Tennis Courts
  • Charles Wilson Sports Hall
  • Access to any facility other than the above is not permitted.
  • Access to facilities may be subject to change dependent on capacity.
  • UNIversal Gym cards are valid from 1st September 2019 - 31st August 2020

Please note, UNIversal Gym Cards from De Monfort University may not be used at the University of Leicester and vice versa. This is due to the close proximity of the two institutions.

For more information on UNIversal please email sport@le.ac.uk or visit any of the facilities for more information.

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