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Blog Entry Summer membership for students at the University of Leicester & other Universities
Summer sports centre membership is now available for all university students.
Blog Entry Sport Scholarship Applications Open!
Blog Entry Lucy Hatton – European Indoor Track Medallist!
Lucy Hatton, a 2nd Year Criminology student, has won a Silver medal at the European Indoor Track Championships.
Blog Entry Sports and Recreation announce new membership prices
There is to be a general price increase across all membership categories from 1st August 2015.
Blog Entry University of Leicester Rugby League Student Represents Country
An account of Economics student Doug Heseltine's recent experience of representing Scotland Students at the 4 Nations.
Blog Entry Sports Scholar Kieran Slater takes part in European Games in Baku
A personal account of a recent experience from our University of Leicester Sports Scholar Kieran Slater, a Physics student who reached the quarterfinals of the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan
Blog Entry University of Leicester Host National Schools Rounders Championship Finals
Stoughton Road played host to schools from across the Country to take part in the National Schools Rounders Championship Finals.
Blog Entry Dedicated Erg Room for University of Leicester Boat Club
Boat Club to have dedicated erg suite based in the Charles Wilson Building.
Blog Entry Danielle Brown Sports Centre Refurbishment
The Danielle Brown Sports Centre is back open after it's recent £75,000 upgrade.
Blog Entry Dignity and Respect whilst Studying
Sport and Recreation join other services to help achieve a positive student experience with the focus on preventing a compromise of Dignity and Respect.
Blog Entry 2015/16 Sports Scholars Announced
2015/2016 Team Leicester Sports Scholars.
Unsung Heroes
Two members of the Roger Bettles Sports Centre staff became Unsung Heroes after racing to local resident's aid.
Blog Entry Roger Bettles Tennis Facilities Net Community Award
University's tennis provision scores well with Tennis Foundation and Lawn Tennis Association
Blog Entry Leicester Alumni delivers Anti-Doping Workshop
Danielle Brown MBE, University of Leicester Alumni and Paralympic Gold medallist, delivered an insightful workshop to students on the dangers of doping in competitive sport.
Blog Entry Gold Scholar wins Gold in Rio
University Gold Sports Scholar, travels to Rio de Janeiro for 2016 Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby test event.
Blog Entry Social Netball Team at Copper Box Arena
Social Netball team compete at SHOTS tournament at the Copper Box arena.
Blog Entry Puntabout - History of the Rugby Ball
Fraser Smith, a short term placement student from the University of Edinburgh provided the University of Leicester with a history lesson behind the design of the rugby ball.
Blog Entry Leicester Academy Student's in Local Schools
University of Leicester students are volunteering their time in local primary schools.
Blog Entry Danielle Brown Sports Centre help raise money for Sport Relief.
Members of staff at the Danielle Brown Sports Centre helped put on numerous charity events and activities to help raise £704.17 for Sport Relief 2016.
Blog Entry Rugby Varsity is BACK ON!
We now have a confirmed date for our annual Rugby Varsity taking place at Welford Road.
Blog Entry Danielle Brown Sports Centre set to replace Air Handling Unit.
Informing members and colleagues that their may be some disruptions whilst this is being installed.
Blog Entry Charity Netball Tournament Helps Raise Money for Anthony Nolan Trust
Sports and Recreation Support Anthony Nolan Fundraiser
Blog Entry Stoughton Road Plays Host to Team Leicestershire Boys and Girls Football Finals
The University of Leicester Stoughton Road Playing Fields held the annual County Team Leicestershire Football Finals.
Blog Entry Team Leicester Games 2016
Team Leicester Games is taking place on Sunday 19th June at The Roger Bettles Sports Centre in Oadby.
Blog Entry Goodwill Cricket Tournament 2016.
Indian Based Touring Team Thrilled to Play Cricket at Stoughton Road Playing Fields
Blog Entry Oadby Owls Annual Mini Soccer Tournament a Massive Success
Once again, Oadby Owls annual mini soccer tournament is facilitated by The University of Leicester.
Blog Entry Roger Bettles Sports Centre Olympic Challenge
Get into the Olympic spirit by taking part in the challenge.
Blog Entry Leicester Half Marathon Challenge for Staff
Calling all members of staff at the University of Leicester
Blog Entry Student Gold gym membership DISCOUNT available online now
Purchase your Student Gold gym membership online before 9th October to receive a £20 discount!
Blog Entry Team Leicester - Women's Rugby Union
Get your scrum on with the University's Women's Rugby Club!
Blog Entry Team Leicester - Tennis Club
Channel your inner Andy Murray with the University's Tennis Club!
Blog Entry Team Leicester - Trampoline Club
Bounce away stress with the University's Trampoline Club!
Blog Entry Team Leicester - Karate Club
Become the new Karate Kid with the University's Karate Club!
Blog Entry Team Leicester - Surf Club
Master the waves with the University's Surf Club!
Blog Entry Team Leicester - Men's Football
Lace up your boots with the University's Men's Football Club!
Blog Entry Team Leicester home fixtures 12th October 2016
Come and support Team Leicester as we start a new season for 2016/17!
Blog Entry FA Girls' Football Week
Check out what the University has on offer for the FA Girls' Football Week!
Blog Entry Team Leicester home fixtures 19th October 2016
Come down and support our Team Leicester clubs as they continue their seasons this week!
Blog Entry Gym Member Notice - Early Closure 19th November
The Danielle Brown Sports Centre will be closing early on November 19th
Blog Entry Team Leicester home fixtures 26th October 2016
Wrap up warm and come and support our Team Leicester clubs this Wednesday!
Blog Entry Over 70 staff take on the Leicester Marathon
Our staff braved a bitterly cold October morning to be a part of the Cummins Relay Challenge
Blog Entry Team Leicester Club of the Month October 2016 - Women's Football
Find out why Women's Football have won the first ever Team Leicester Club of the Month award!
Blog Entry This BUCS Girl Can Week
Find out what sport is on offer for our female students at the University
Blog Entry University of Leicester Sports Scholars
Learn about our Sports Scholarship programme
Blog Entry Christmas Santa Run - 4th December 2016
Get in the festive spirit with the University's Christmas Santa Run!
File Team Leicester Sports Awards Criteria 2016/17
The annual Sports Awards are approaching fast, ensure you read the award criteria to get your nominations ready!
Blog Entry Sports Awards Criteria 2016/17
Blog Entry Discounted Leicester Riders tickets for University of Leicester Students
The University have tailored a partnership with the Leicester Riders, current British Basketball League champions, to give students discounted tickets!
Blog Entry Team Leicester Club of the Month Novemeber 2016 - Women's Hockey Club
Find out why the Women's Hockey Club have been named November Club of the Month!
Blog Entry Leicester students rank 3rd in the country for the most time spent playing Rugby!
Has the reason behind the Men's Rugby Union 1XV's success been revealed?
Blog Entry Fantastic first semester - Team Leicester
Find out about some of the successes the University's sports clubs have reaped already this year!
Blog Entry New Year New Goals - Get active for 2017!
Find out how we can help you achieve your fitness goals for 2017 with our extensive facilities and sports programmes!
Blog Entry Sports Scholar selected for North of England Hockey training!
Find out about Hockey player, and Silver Sports Scholar, Abigail McLindon's success so far this academic year
Blog Entry Tackle Muscular Dystrophy alongside the University with a 10K run
Join staff and students at the University for a 10K run as we help raise money for Muscular Dystrophy UK
Blog Entry Men's Rugby Union's visit to Sandhurst Military Academy
Men's Rugby Union President Josh Finch gives his report on the club's recent visit to Sandhurst Military Academy for a friendly match and careers talk
Blog Entry Masters student, and Sports Scholar, Fred Larsson secures National Lacrosse selection!
Sports Scholar Frederick Larsson gives us an update on his season so far and his selection for the Swedish national Lacrosse team
Blog Entry University of Leicester Squash Club claim victory is Roehampton Cup!
Blog Entry University Sports Centre runs event for Mature Students
The Danielle Brown Sports Centre hosts Alternative Sports Afternoon to tackle barriers for mature students
Blog Entry Leicester retain Varsity trophy for 25th consecutive year!
Read the full story of the dramatic Varsity 2017 series
Blog Entry Recruiting: 2017/18 University of Leicester Netball Officer
Blog Entry Sports Awards - Club Colours and Maroon award winners
The full list of winners for Club Colours and Maroon awards for this year's Sports Awards ceremony!
Blog Entry Sports Scholars represent Leicester at Universities Home Nations tournament
Sports Scholars Abigail McLindon and Shauna Cossens were selected as part of the English Universities Squad for the elite Universities Home Nations tournament this month.
Blog Entry And the winner is... - Over 900 University students and staff celebrate at Sports Awards 2017
Sports Awards 2017 brought together over 900 students and staff from the University to celebrate what has been an incredible year for sport at Leicester!
Blog Entry Team Leicester - Year in Review
We take a look at Team Leicester's most successful year to date!
Blog Entry Sports students raise over £3000 for charity during University Volunteering Week!
Many of our Team Leicester club members donated their time during the recent University Volunteering Week, read all about their selfless efforts!
Blog Entry Sports Scholars 2016/17 - Josh Finch, Men's Rugby Union
We catch up with Josh Finch on his year as a Silver Sports Scholar!
Blog Entry University student to represent Great Britain at IWRF European Championships!
Nick Cummins, Gold Sports Scholar, will be representing Great Britain at the IWRF European Championships this month!
Blog Entry Sports Scholars 2016/17 - Shauna Cossens, Women's Football
Find out all about Shauna Cossens fantastic season with the Women's Football Club and Leicester City Ladies!
Blog Entry 100 Leicestershire school children visit the University!
100 local primary school children visited the University for a day packed with activities as part of the Leicester Academy Festival!
Blog Entry Sports Scholars 2016/17 - Camilla Plumb, Rowing
Camilla gives us her update on her first year as a Gold Sports Scholar at Leicester
Blog Entry Double GB success for sports scholars!
Sports scholars Ryan Hunt and Nick Cummins have both enjoyed call ups to the GB team in recent weeks.
Blog Entry Sports Scholars 2016/17 - Alex Lloyd, Fencing
GB prospect and platinum sports scholar Alex Lloyd gives us a review of his year
Blog Entry Sports Scholars 16/17 - Jade Shakespeare, Rugby Union
Potential future England player Jade Shakespeare gives us her review on her first year as a Leicester Sports Scholar!
Blog Entry National survey reveals Leicester students are sport mad!
Has this UK wide survey discovered the reason behind the growth of sport at Leicester?

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