Being active is great for your overall health, and it can really help your mental wellbeing too. We’ve lots of free opportunities for you to get started with fitness and exercise, so you can find what works for you.


StudyFit is designed to help students who have problems with stress, low self-esteem, anxiety or a low mood, with a positive introduction to being fit and active.

The free introductory 6-week StudyFit programme will provide an extended opportunity for you to develop an active lifestyle that aims to improve your mental wellbeing with help from a dedicated advisor. Find out more.

My experience with StudyFit has been amazing. I am so glad to have signed up and would recommend anyone that's struggling at Uni to give this a go, as it really helped me and others I have spoken to. I feel more active and I'm more confident that I can reach goals.

Alex Computer Forensics and Security Student


Working alongside the social enterprise OurParks, we offerlots of live online fitness classes, including pilates, bootcamp, box fit, HIIT, yoga, stretch & flex, ABT, dance and more. Getting started is easy - visit the OurParks website, create an account and choose from dozens of live online classes.

Couch to 5K

If you don’t already run, now’s your chance to start! Our Couch to 5K programme can help you work towards a new healthier lifestyle by gently increasing your fitness levels over ten weeks, ending with a local 5km event. Programmes run throughout the year and they’re led by experienced run leaders.

Running group

Whatever your experience of running, there’s a place for you in the Christ Church Runners group. This friendly group meets weekly to run some of the best 5k routes around the University. Sign-up to join Christ Church Runners.

My goal was to feel good about myself and wanting to get fit and healthy, and I have definitely achieved that.

SamaraForensic Investigation Student