UK Active have today released a new study, in partnership with British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS), Precor and Scottish Student Sport (SSS) – called the ‘British Active Students Survey’. The results of this study have found that promoting physical activity, including sports participation and gym membership, improves student’s personal wellbeing, mental wellbeing, social inclusion, and perceived academic attainment and employability.

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Oriam offers a wide range of sport and physical activity opportunities for students including gym membership and student sports clubs. We also work in partnership with Heriot-Watt University to run initiatives such as the #HWUDailyMile which encourages staff and students to walk a mile a day.

For more information about how you can get involved in sport and physical activity whilst studying at Heriot-Watt University call us on 0131 451 8400.