News archive - 2009

Exeter student set to complete marathon challenge

University of Exeter PhD student Jenny Timms was the 5th female student to finish the 2009 Flora London Marathon on Sunday 26 April and has so far raised £300 for her charity, The Brain Research Trust.

Women's rugby champions of Europe

University of Exeter women's rugby team were crowned champions of Europe after they beat French team Lille in the final of the European Students Rugby Sevens Championships held at Bristol University in June.

Exeter opens first rate cricket centre for the South West

The glorious sound of leather on willow will be heard year round in the new technically advanced indoor cricket centre at the University of Exeter.

Emma aims high

A talented handball player is graduating from the University of Exeter with a First in Sports and Exercise Sciences.

University forges ahead with sport, leisure and tourism research

Following a recent award of £1.5 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the University of Exeter today announced the first six research projects to form part of the research cluster in Sport, Leisure and Tourism.

New fitness class timetable

As from Monday 5th October the new exercise class programme will commence.

Personal training packages

Get fit with a tailored personal training package!

Road access changes to the Sports Park

The University is about to embark on a large scale building projects and this will lead to some disruption in terms of parking and access to the sports centre.

Exercise makes cigarettes less attractive to smokers

Exercise can help smokers quit because it makes cigarettes less attractive.

Exeter student crowned British surf kayak champion

University of Exeter mathematics student Philip Watson has been crowned British surf kayak short boat champion.

Exeter Sailors Bring Back Gold

Sailors from the University of Exeter triumphed in the recent British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championships at the Queen Mary Sailing Club in Sunbury, West London.  

University basketball looks to earn its stripes

The University of Exeter has recently teamed up with National League Basketball outfit Taunton Tigers in a partnership that could yield huge benefits for both sides.

Exeter rider jumping for joy

University of Exeter student Victoria Adderley has been selected for the Great Britain Young Rider Training Programme which starts this winter.