Entries by Sophie Johnson

Couch to 5k starting this January…

The Hull Sport team are starting a University wide couch to 5k running group this January open to students, staff and members of the public over the age of 16. Couch to 5k is designed for those who would like to gradually start building up their running ability that they eventually run 5k without stopping. […]

The Hull Sport team was shortlisted as a finalist

The Hull Sport team are extremely proud and honoured to be shortlisted as finalists in the Outstanding Contribution category at the University of Hull Employee Excellence Awards. Eventhough we did not win, we are delighted to be shortlisted as finalists two years running.   Thank you to everybody who voted for the team, we are […]

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The University of Hull will host the Allam British Open

The University of Hull will host the Allam British Open, one of the world’s most prestigious squash championships from the 18-26 May 2019. Dr Assem Allam, long-time sponsor of the tournament, announced the deal at the University’s new sports centre, The Beacon, on Tuesday. It is the first time the University will host the entire […]

Have you heard about the Active Wellbeing programme?

We all feel stressed and overwhelmed at times but incorporating more physical activity into your daily routine can really help. The Active Wellbeing Programme is a five or ten-week sport and fitness programme for students and staff at the University of Hull who need a little support improving their mental wellbeing. Our team will provide […]

Hull Sport Netball League

Did you used to be a keen Netball player and fancy getting back to playing competitively? The Hull Sport Development team deliver a Netball league every semester for students, staff and members of the community. Hull Sport leagues are regular, organised competition for participants of all levels with an emphasis on fun and sportsmanship. This […]

Coming soon… #GirlsThatLift

Ladies, are you looking to increase confidence in the free-weights area and build the body you have always wanted? Our ever growing ‘Girls that Lift’ is our unique female only programme, designed to teach you how to add free-weights into your workouts and perform these exercises with confidence. From mastering the perfect technique in the […]

Squash at Hull

Here at the University of Hull we have an active and diverse squash club that encourages players of all abilities to come down and play. We have an ever growing population that offers casual turn up and play sessions to a more competitive side of leagues and ladders which are open to all students’ staff […]

Welcome back everybody!

The University of Hull Sport Development Team would like to welcome you to the University of Hull, whether you are returning for a second year or are completely new, what a treat we have in store for you this academic year!!   The brand new sports and fitness centre is finally here and we are […]