Sport and Active Life

Upcoming events

Get the latest information on all up-and-coming sports events that you can get involved in.

Spring Events 2023

Nutrition and Hydration Week

  • Monday 13 March - Sunday 19 March

For a happy and healthy lifestyle, nutrition and hydration can play a key role in all our lives. Join us for a week of tips and tricks to help keep you in top shape.

Varsity Launchsofas in the Square part of the Students' Union building

  • Thursday 16 March, 3.00pm - 5.00pm
  • SU Square, Percy Gee Building

Get Varsity started off with a cheer, and watch live performances from our University Cheer and Stunt and Dance teams before meeting the Varsity team captains. You might even get your hands on a free varsity t-shirt from Gary the Griffin, our wonderful mascot. Check out our Instagram to find out what activities we have on offer and what freebies we have available!

 Varsity - Rugby Union

  • Thursday 16 March, 6.00pm
  • Leicester Tigers Stadium, Welford Road

To start of this year's #Varsity2023 we are back at Welford Road for our Rugby Union matches against DMU! Our women's team kick off the night at 6.00pm, and the men's team conclude the evening with their 8.00pm kick off. So go ahead and grab your tickets from the Leicester Tigers store now!

Varsity 2023Black background with red and green colour spray, and the Leicester skyline in the background. The De Montfort University and University of Leicester logos in the top corners. The words Varsity 2023 are in white lettering in the middle.

  • Thursday 16 March - Wednesday 22 March

Varsity is back! The biggest University sporting contest in the city will see the University of Leicester take on De Montfort University, to see who will be crowned 2023 Varsity champions. Over 40 University of Leicester sports teams will compete in 20 different sports across seven days. Leicester hopes to remain undefeated and take home their 21st Varsity win, but De Montfort won't back down without a fight. To see this year's fixtures, check out the schedule and more on the University of Leicester's Varsity website

Sports Awards 2023

  • Wednesday 3 MayA gold hollow circle on a black background, in the middle are the world Sports Awards 2023 in gold and white fonts

The annual Sports Awards celebrates students, volunteers, and coaches who are at the heart of Team Leicester. Students can nominate their peers and coaches for awards to recognise their hard work and dedication to their sporting passions. The tickets to the event include a three-course meal, refreshments, live music, photography, and the awards presentation. More information on nominations, criteria, and tickets are coming soon!*

*This event is for Team Leicester members only.

To find out more and follow the events as they go, check out our socials! You'll find us at @uol_sport on Twitter and Instagram.

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