postgraduate sports and events

Improvers Training
30th January - 10th April
ZICER 2.03
Improve your Bellydance! Technique and choreography and - most importantly - fun! Join this course if you have some experience in bellydance. 10 professional dance lessons with Eleanor (30 January - 10 April 2019).
Postgraduate | Society | DSD - Arts and Performance
PGRunners(joggers or walkers)
20th February
Outside the Sports Park
PGRrunners a beginners running group for PGRs
Postgraduate
postgraduate yoga
20th February
Bookable Room 1 - Union House
Come and join your fellow postgraduate students for a relaxing session of yoga!
Postgraduate
Mental Health First Aider Training (2 Day)
21st-22nd February
Bookable Room 1 - Union House
Postgraduate | Free
PGRunners(joggers or walkers)
27th February
Outside the Sports Park
PGRrunners a beginners running group for PGRs
Postgraduate
PGR bullet journal group
27th February
Union House: Bookable Room 8
Manage your time effectively
Postgraduate | Free
postgraduate yoga
27th February
Bookable Room 1 - Union House
Come and join your fellow postgraduate students for a relaxing session of yoga!
Postgraduate
PGRunners(joggers or walkers)
6th March
Outside the Sports Park
PGRrunners a beginners running group for PGRs
Postgraduate
postgraduate yoga
6th March
zicer 2.03
Come and join your fellow postgraduate students for a relaxing session of yoga!
Postgraduate
walk & talk: PGR walking group
7th March
outside the sainsbury centre at the main reception entrance
A no-pressure walking group for postgraduate research students.
Postgraduate | Free
PGRunners(joggers or walkers)
13th March
Outside the Sports Park
PGRrunners a beginners running group for PGRs
Postgraduate
walk & talk: PGR walking group
13th March
outside the sainsbury centre at the main reception entrance
A no-pressure walking group for postgraduate research students.
Postgraduate | Free
postgraduate yoga
13th March
Bookable Room 1 - Union House
Come and join your fellow postgraduate students for a relaxing session of yoga!
Postgraduate
walk & talk: PGR walking group - weekly theme: imposter syndrome
18th March
outside the sainsbury centre at the main reception entrance
A no-pressure walking group for postgraduate research students.
Postgraduate | Free
PGRunners(joggers or walkers)
20th March
Outside the Sports Park
PGRrunners a beginners running group for PGRs
Postgraduate
 

Postgraduate Sports

The Union has 62 sports clubs, and have been working to keep them accessible to postgraduate students. Last year hundreds of PG students joined a sports club, ranging from swimming to rock climbing. Sports clubs are not just a place for those wishing to compete competitively, they are also a way to relieve stress and get out of the lab or the library. 


This year at least 68% of our Clubs have training hours that are postgraduate friendly (after 5pm and on weekends) and the vast majority have at least two sessions a week that are accessible.


To see all of the clubs and societies we have on offer, click HERE. If you have any questions about which clubs are most accessible for Postgrads, you can also contact your Activities and Opportunities Officer, Oli Gray: o.gray@uea.ac.uk

 

Three founding principles of PGSU sport services

  1. Sports sessions to be affordable, every week, on the same day, and at an accessible time.
  2. To continue as many of these services over the summer as we can. Postgrads are all still here and need services.
  3. For sessions to be postgrad exclusive and run by fellow PGs, when possible, to help people feel comfortable getting involved.

 

 

Postgraduate Yoga

Every Wednesday at 5.30 - 7pm. Simply turn up to Bookable Room 1, in Union House, and pay £1 when you get there to the instructor, Finn or if you want to avoid being disappointed if the room is full, book a place online. Mats are provided, but bring your own if you can. All levels welcome.

Want to exercise at a time that's good for you?

£1 Swim Tickets - The Union also run a special swim deal for postgraduate students. You can pick up off-peak swim cards for only a pound at the SU reception, upstairs in Union House. UEA Sport also actively encourage groups of postgraduates to book out sports facilities and do their own sessions.

We're currently working with the SportsPark to offer a wider variety of £1 sessions for postgraduates, stay tuned for more info!

ueactive

ueactive is a programme of fun activities for students and staff at UEA, to help develop a healthy lifestyle and promote a sporting habit for life. It is part of the UEA/HE University Sport Activation project, supported by Sport England, UEA and UEA SU. Sessions take place at the Sports Park. If you want to find out more, visit www.ueasport.co.uk/ueactive

Like free gigs and events?

Do you want to exclusively hear about free gigs at the Waterfront, and all the great free events we host? Complete the below form to start your adevnture with our FREE gigs offer. You will never be emailed with information other than free events and gigs, and your information will never be shared.

 

Open Mic Night

Fancy taking part in a postgrad open mic night, hosted in Scholars lounge? Fill in the below survey!

Postgrad 5-a-side

 

Run Your Own Postgraduate Events

The Students' Union regularly organises social events for postgraduates inside union house and around Norwich – including ale walks, coffee socials and Mandarin Chinese lessons. To help make sure that our events are designed for postgrads, by postgrads, we also help support and fund students to put on their own events. To find out more click here.

Follow the links on the events above or go on our facebook page to find out more.