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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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Interview: new President of women’s football, Katie Macdonald, keen to build on last season’s success

JS: What are you studying? KM: I’m going into my third year of BSc Infectious Diseases. JS: How did you discover your passion for football? KM: When I was six my family moved to the USA. There, women’s football (or soccer) is probably the biggest sport for girls, especially where I was living in Texas. […]

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The secret to improving your university experience: sport

Each time I went to the gym this summer I was greeted with “No one ever said: ‘wow I really regret that workout’” on the wall of the entrance, which is perhaps a bit too much like something someone’s parents would share on Facebook. However, after initially rolling my eyes every time I saw it […]

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EUFSA produce this season’s greatest underdog story

After a dominant double in the 2016/17 season, EUFSA were nominated to represent the University of Edinburgh in the Scottish 6B BUCS league. I trust you have all heard of Leicester’s Premier League triumph, Cross’ defeat of Taylor or David’s embarrassment of Goliath. Well, these great stories pale in comparison to EUFSA’s conquering of a […]

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How important is sport for our welfare at university?

From an early age, children in Britain and in many other areas of the world are encouraged to stay healthy and take part in sport. Yet as we get older and come to university, participation in sport often dwindles. Everyone has their hobbies, from football, to painting, to board games. Sports are not everyone’s cup […]

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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 […]

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Cricket club get their outdoor season off to a flyer

The University of Edinburgh Cricket Club (EUCC) have kicked off their season in style, winning five out of their seven games, across five different teams. The 1st XI recorded a famous win against Loughborough at Grange on Wednesday, winning by 16 runs against one of the best sides in the league. Having been put in […]

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Rifle club tastes more success at Outdoor Championships

Edinburgh University Rifle Club rounded off a phenomenal season with a hugely successful weekend at the BUCS Outdoor Championships. After taking a close third place at the BUCS Indoor Championships and comfortably winning the SSS Outdoor Championships, Edinburgh were hoping to retain the Outdoor title they claimed last year but some exceptional performances from the […]