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University Sport: Getting Involved

Our guide to how you can get involved, whatever your year or level The idea of joining a sports club, whether you’re a new or returning student, may well appear daunting. The beauty of university sports, however, is the huge variety of niche activities on offer with little expectation of prior participation. Even clubs running […]

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Golden moments in this week’s Sports Round Up!

After a terrific season for the Edinburgh University Ladies Rugby Football Club (EULRFC) 2s, the only women’s rugby 2nd team in Scotland, they progressed to the final of the Scottish Conference Cup, facing their rivals Edinburgh Napier 1s. After an epic battle, stretching into extra time, the women won the final, 46-28. The 1s BUCS […]

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Taekwondo kicks to medal success in this week’s Sport Round-Up

It was medals galore for the Edinburgh University Taekwondo Club (EUTKD) this week, coming home with 13 medals from the British Student Taekwondo Federation National Championships in Worcester. EUTKD returned with one gold and four bronze medals in the poomsae class, the club’s first ever medals in this category! In the International Taekwondo Federation sparring […]

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Edinburgh Hockey players called up for Commonwealth Games in this week’s Sports Round-Up

Edinburgh University Women’s Hockey Club (EUWHC) have had an extremely exciting week with two current members and four alumni being selected to represent Team Scotland in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games! Current members: Amy Brodie, Becky Merchant (travelling reserve) Alumni: Nicola Cochrane, Mhairi Drummond, Sarah Robertson, Lucy Lanigan (pictured) Nicola also picked up her […]

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Medals galore for Edinburgh at the BUCS Nationals

Edinburgh University’s incredible athletes dominated yet another BUCS Nationals in Sheffield last week. Congratulations to all 160 athletes who represented the University of Edinburgh. These are the highlights from the weekend: The Edinburgh University Judo Club did a stellar job by winning three silvers and a bronze medal. The first silver medal went to Maria […]

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A try-umphant week for Ladies Rugby in this week’s Sports Round Up!

There was an epic success for the Edinburgh University Ladies Rugby Football Club (EULRFC) this week. The EULRFC 1s played away to against Durham University 1s and came out on top, winning 22-15, against a strong opposition. Not only does this make the team unbeaten in the BUCS Premier North League, but they also managed […]

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Trampoline Club jumps for joy in a mostly positive display from all of the university in this week’s round-up

It was a successful weekend for the Edinburgh University Trampoline Club (EUTC) at the Scottish Student Trampoline Open 2018. Members of the club placed as follows: 3rd intervanced ladies, 2nd advanced men, 3rd advanced ladies, 3rd elite ladies, 2nd elite ladies and 1st advanced ladies. Team Edinburgh A also placed 3rd. These results move EUTC […]

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Judo Club bring gold home in this week’s Sports Round-up

Edinburgh University Judo Club (EUJC) proved their strength by bringing home 12 individual medals and four team medals from the Scottish Student Sport Judo Individual and Team Championship hosted by the University of St Andrews. The individuals saw EUJC bring home four golds, four silvers, and four bronze medals. All three women’s teams placed, with […]