Health and wellbeing at Leeds
When you’re studying hard and having fun, it’s really important to look after yourself.
There are loads of ways to look after your body and mind at Leeds. From sport and exercise to mental health and mindfulness, this page is your guide to some of the things you can get involved with to help you find balance in all areas of your life.
What to do if you're ill
Being ill when you’re away from home can be tough. Make sure you know what to do, who to call and how to let the University know. Find out who to contact in an emergency or if you need help.
Top tips for looking after yourself
How to stay happy and healthy at university. Read this blog for a range of hints and tips.
Supporting your mental health
Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. They aim to empower students to look after their own mental health and to support others. It's important to keep talking about mental health.
Places to play
Discover Bodington Playing Fields, home to the Brownlee Centre, our new 1 mile (1.6km) cycle circuit and a large number of sports pitches.
Connect with a buddy
The Buddy Scheme offers friendship and peer support to help you feel at home and part of our community and to enjoy getting involved in student life. Watch the video to find out more.
Fancy giving back, meeting new people and learning new skills? The University of Leeds has a dedicated volunteering team to help you to access volunteering opportunities during your time in Leeds.
Relax and breathe
There are lots of places on campus to just sit, relax and take a well-earned break. Check out this blog to find out more.
Sport can make you feel great
Exercising is proven to have countless benefits, from becoming healthier to meeting people. Find out more about how non-competitive sport can improve your wellbeing.
Eat, sleep, study and play
The Edge is a fitness, sport, and wellbeing complex on campus. It has state-of-the-art facilities and top-notch coaches. Watch our video to find out more.
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