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Social Sport Leagues:

Registration for Term 3 is coming soon! Registration begins on April 10th.

Join over 4,000 University of Exeter students playing weekly in our Social Sport Leagues (SSLs). It's the perfect way to enjoy competitive sport and make new friends right here on campus.  Our SSLs are open to all University of Exeter students, staff and alumni, with teams usually entered representing halls, academic subjects, sports clubs, societies or groups of friends. 

There are plenty of sports to choose from playing on various days of the week outside the academic timetable.

The league runs throughout Term 1 with a fresh registration for Term 2. This is to allow for new groups of friends to form over Term 1 and for students who will begin their studies with us in January.

A new intramural sports league starts in term 3 with a variety of sports including plenty of Rounders!

Please click here for Term 2 SSL timetable!

Term 1Term 2 Term 3
Badminton (mixed) Badminton (mixed) Rounders (mixed)
Basketball (men’s) Basketball (men’s) Small-sided hockey (mixed)
Football 9-a-side (men's) Football 11-a-side (men's) Touch Rugby (mixed)
Football 6-a-side (men's) Football 9-a-side (men's) Football 6-a-side (mens)
Hockey (mixed) Football 6-a-side (men's) Football 6 a side (womens)
Touch Rugby (mixed) Hockey (mixed) Netball (mixed)
Netball (mixed) Netball (mixed)  

How do I join?

Our SSLs are open to all University of Exeter students, with teams usually entered representing halls, academic subjects, sports clubs, societies or groups of friends. Below is a list of ways you can enter a team into the SSLs:

  • Sign up as a group of friends
  • Join a society team at the fair at freshers week
  • Join a course team - contact your course rep for details of what sports are on offer
  • Join an AU sports club team, head to the Sports park during freshers week to find out more information from all the sport club stands 
  • Join by yourself - email our Social Sport Co-ordinator with your name, email address and sport you are interested in and they will help find you a team 

Registration for Term 2 is now closed. Check back later for term 3 registration.

SSL sign-up walkthrough: 

Before signing up for our Social Sports Leagues, please read these instructions carefully: 

  1. You will be asked to either 'log in' or 'create account'. Choose what is appropriate for you. 
  2. Click, 'Joining as Myself'. 
  3. Click through to the community you want to join and click join. 
  4. Check that the league you wish to join has places remaining. If there are 0 places remaining and your try to enter the league, you may be charged to be put on a waiting list.
  5. Click on the league you wish to join and create/add your team.
For any questions or enquiries, please email socialsport@exeter.ac.uk 

IMPORTANT INFO REGARDING PAYMENTS

All payments for Intramural are now up-front via the Playwaze platform. 

SOCIETIES: You must pay upfront for your teams. Please email socialsport@exeter.ac.uk for further information on how to be reimbursed.

AU CLUBS: You must also now pay upfront for your teams. Please see Charlotte in the Student Sports Office to use your Club Card to pay for your teams. 

The University of Exeter is proud to include a variety of ways in which students can be active whilst studying, one of these is Pitch Up and Play!

If you're not keen to join a sports club, or commit to playing in our Social Sport Leagues, then Pitch Up and Play could be just for you.

As a Student Sport team, we will run a timetable through all three terms full of activities that you can just turn up to. It's free, weekly and has no commitment requirements. You just turn up when you want!

To Book Sessions please click here

For further information, please email socialsport@exeter.ac.uk

There are many ways that you can 'Move Your Mood' at the University of Exeter.

You could play a competitive sport as a part of one of our 52 different clubs, or you could be a part of a participation event.

We have Social Sport Leagues, one-off mass participation events throughout the year or bespoke programmes designed in accordance with student demand.

You could try UV Ultimate Frisbee, or Wheelchair Basketball, or Yoga in one of our many green spaces.

We can also put on self-defence classes upon demand and have successfully run inclusive courses like 'Basics to Barbells', a five-week introduction to safely workout in the gym before going in the gym itself.

The most important thing, is we listen to you.

This is a great opportunity to not only increase health but also optimise well-being by taking a break from studies and interacting with other students.

 Timetable for Term 1: 

What? When? Where? How Much?
Sensory Friendly Hours Weekdays 10:00-11:00 & 14:00-15:00 Russel Seal Fitness Centre Included With Gym Membership
Basic to Barbells

Tuesdays 10:00-11:00 - 8/11/22 - 6/12/22

Fridays 17:00-18:00 -  11/11/22 - 9/12/22

PTF Gym £15 for 5 week course

 

 

 

 

 

To book any of our Move your Mood activities, please click here
Please email socialsport@exeter.ac.uk for more information.

Menstrual Cycle Workshop

This Girl Can at the University of Exeter 

This Girl Can celebrates active women doing their thing no matter how they do it, how they look or even how sweaty they get. Launched by Sport England in 2015, it challenges why women are less active than men. 1.75 Million fewer women exercised regularly than men in 2014 (Active People, Oct 2013/14). By celebrating a realistic vision of women and exercise in England, This Girl Can seeks to inspire and support women and liberate them from the judgements that hold them back. It tells the real stories of women who get active or play sports in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like. 2.9 million women have been more active as a result of the campaign. 1.5 million have started or restarted exercise after a break (Sport England’s This Girl Can Survey – Kantar Public, November 2017). Barriers don’t just go away, however, and despite the campaign’s successes, we still have a way to go.

Year on year the University of Exeter Sport continues to support this campaign, offering a large variety of female-led classes, activities and programmes to increase the female community of Exeter's participation in physical activity. 

Exeter Sport This Girl Can Events

Event Date Time Location Sign Up
EUWRFC vs Hartpury Spotlight Fixture 1/2/23 14:00 Rubber Crumb  
Surf social swim (Students only) 1/2/23   Exmouth Beach  
Basics to Barbells (5-week programme)* Starts 2/2/23 16:00-17:00 PTF Book here
Netball (Students only) 3/2/23 17:00-18:00 Covered Courts Book here
Basics to Barbells (5-week programme)* Starts 3/2/23 17:00-18:00 PTF Book here

EmpowHER (5-week programme)*

Starts 3/2/23 18:00-19:00 PTF Book here
AquaFit Every Friday of Feb 11:00-12:00 St Lukes Pool Book here
Tennis (Students only) Every Friday of Feb 17:00-18:00   Book here
Tennis (Students only) Every Sunday of Feb 12:00-13:00   Book here
Netball Prem Vs. Cumberland (Fixture) 5/2/23   Exeter College  
Exeter Athletic Dakota Vs. Totnes (Fixture) 5/2/23   Topsham Sports Ground  
Netball Regional Vs. Team Jets (Fixture) 5/2/23   Exeter College  
Pilates 6/2/23 13:15 Studio 1 Book here
Self Defence (Students only) Every Monday of Feb 15:00-16:00 Studio 3, Sports Park Book here
Boxing (Students only) Every Tuesday of Feb 15:00-16:00 Studio 3, Sports Park Book here
Free Weight Fitness 9/2/23 17:00 PTF Book here
Hockey W1's (Isca) Vs. Slough (Fixture) 11/2/23   Water Pitch  
Legs, Bums & Tums 14/2/23  07:30 Studio 1 Book here
Surf club skate sessions (Students only) 15/2/23      
Volleyball (Students only) 17/2/23 13:00-14:00 Sports Hall  
Workout of the Day (WOD)  18/2/23 12:15 Studio 1 Book here
Hockey W1's (Isca) Vs. Sevenoaks (Fixture) 18/2/23      
Netball Regional Vs. Premier Romans (Fixture) 19/2/23   Exeter College  
Menstrual Cycle Workshop 21/2/23 10:30-11:30 Online Book here
Menstrual Cycle Workshop 21/2/23 10:30-11:30 Training Room Book here
Body Pump 22/2/23 18:15 Studio 1 Book here
Kettlebells 24/2/23 12:15 Studio 1 Book here
Basketball (Students only) 24/2/23 13:00-14:00 Sports Hall Book here
Yoga 28/2/23 19:15 Studio 1 Book here

*There will be a small charge for this programme 

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Get 'INTO' Sport at the University of Exeter 

Our Sport programme is a great opportunity for all new students to orientate themselves to the University of Exeter activities. We offer sessions and teams that are specifically for international students and provide information and help to start your life at the University of Exeter. Please see the below opportunities below or fill in our Student Sport Interest Form.

 

'Pitch up and play'

The University of Exeter is proud to include a variety of ways in which students can be active whilst studying, one of these is Pitch Up and Play! If you're not keen to join a sports club, or commit to playing in our Social Sport Leagues, then Pitch Up and Play could be just for you. As a Student Sport team, we will run a timetable through all three terms full of activities that you can just turn up to. It's free, weekly and has no commitment requirements. You just turn up when you want!

To Book Sessions please click here

 

'INTO' Social Sport Teams

Join our INTO Social sport teams and play weekly in our Social Sport Leagues (SSLs). It's the perfect way to enjoy competitive sport and make new friends right here on campus. There are plenty of sports to choose from playing on various days of the week outside the academic timetable.The league runs throughout Term 1 with a fresh registration for Term 2. This is to allow for new groups of friends to form over Term 1 and for students who will begin their studies with us in January. A new intramural sports league starts in term 3 with a variety of sports including plenty of Rounders!

Contact INTO to join the team!

 

Athletic Union Sports Clubs 

Here at the University of Exeter we have 52 AU sports clubs, ranging from Basketball to Table Tennis. If you would like to take sport a bit more competative have a look at our List of Sport Clubs