WELCOME TO ORIAM

Joining a new gym is an exciting time and at Oriam we try to help every member make a confident start. This page is for new student members, filled with top-tips, useful links and information to help you get your membership moving.

If you haven’t got your membership yet, check out our student membership options and join online today.  

NEW MEMBER CHECKLIST

  • YOUR ACCESS CARD & WHAT TO BRING

  • OUR ORIAM APP – BOOK YOUR ACTIVITIES BEFORE YOU VISIT

  • MY WELLNESS APP

  • FITNESS INDUCTION

  • TRY A CLASS

  • COURT SPORTS

  • SAY HELLO

WHAT TO BRING

Your Heriot Watt student card is linked to your new memberships and grants you access to our Fitness Suite. If you have forgotten your card you can get a temporary access voucher at reception.

Here’s a few recommendations for what to bring with you on your first visit. 
– Comfortable sports clothes & trainers
– A small gym towel or hand towel
– A water bottle
– A padlock for the lockers
– Earphones 
– Any personal equipment such as resistance bands
– A healthy snack for after your workout

OUR ORIAM APP – BOOK YOUR ACTIVITIES

If you haven’t already used our Oriam App to start your membership, you can download it for free. Always Log-in using your Heriot-Watt Email address and you can either set your own password through the ‘forgotten password’ link or if you are a new student, you should receive an email with a temporary password to help get you started. 

From this App you can book all Oriam and Sports Union Club activities, upto 7 days in advance. 

Sports Union Training – All Club Activities
Your Classes – Exercise Classes included in Membership.
Your Bookings – Casual Sport bookings and manage your activities already booked. 

MY WELLNESS APP

As a member, you now also have access to our My Wellness App! You can create new workouts, follow ready made training plans and track your progress.  It is available to download for free. 

You will need to create an account, remember to use your Heriot-Watt email address and please set your facility to Oriam. 

There’s also a shortcut link on our Oriam App for easy access. 

FITNESS INDUCTIONS & PERSONAL TRAINING

If you are comfortable and happy with our fitness suite, you can go straight ahead and book your first gym session.

If you think you need a bit more guidance before you get started, you can join one of our Group Induction Sessions!

One of our Fitness Instructors will guide you through the range of equipment available, take you through the digital tools available on the Oriam & My Wellness Apps and they can answer any questions. Group inductions are run twice daily, you can book your spot on our Oriam App in ‘My Classes’ whenever you’re ready. 

We also offer Personal Training! If you are interested in more coaching on a one-to-one basis, talk to one of our team about booking a taster session. 

Personal Training & Inductions

TRY A CLASS

Oriam offer a great range of group exercise classes, all included in your Student Membership!

Relax and stretch in a Hatha Yoga class or test your stamina with a full gym circuits class. You can find out more about our classes and view the full timetable here or go ahead and book your first class on Our Oriam App. 

TRY A SPORTS UNION CLUB

The Heriot-Watt Sports Union (SU) offer over 30 sports clubs run by students, for students. 

You can try a new sport, meet new people and play for fun or get competitive and represent the University for BUCS competitions. 

All SU Clubs host trial sessions at the start of semester one and two, but it is never too late to join a club. Check out the Sports Union website for more information on how to get started. 

COURT SPORTS

As an Oriam Member, you now have access to casual bookings for Court Sports, including badminton, basketball, table tennis, teqball and squash. 

Members can book a court and play for free. Bookings are limited to one hour per day, per member. You can book multiple sports per day (e.g 1 badminton & 1 squash)

Any non-member players or guests will need to pay a guest fee before they play. Hire equipment is available from reception for £1 per item. 

SAY HELLO

Our team are always on-hand to answer you questions and help you make the most of your membership at Oriam. 

If you have any feedback or questions you can also contact Sports Union or the Oriam Membership Team whenever you need us. 

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