Health and fitness

Exercise, play sports, and keep healthy. The range of exercise, wellness activities and health services is large in your student city. Your concentration, your creativity and your memory will improve if you get moving!

Health and fitness is not only about getting in some movement throughout your day, or eating you vegetables. It is also important to take care of your mental health. Do you know where to turn to if you need to talk to someone? Or where you can go to play outdoor bandy?

Student ice skating and falling.
Tjejer som styrketränar utomhus.

Physical activity

Did you know that research has shown that exercise both can prevent and relieve mental illness? As a student at Uppsala university you have access to a great variety of sports and activities. Read more about how physical activity affects you.

If you want to train together with other students you can visit Campus 1477. They offer ball sports, both drop-in and league tournaments for student, as part of their range of training activities.

Several student nations and student unions offer different physical activities such as soccer, floorball, yoga, and running groups. Contact them to find out about what they offer!

Preventive health care

At the Student Health Centre there are two health educators who work with preventive activities to promote student mental health. Every semester the Student Health Services offer seminars and courses for students. At the reception in Uppsala they have a light room that you can visit.

Confidential counselling and health providers

Get support when you are having a tough time managing, or when you are sick. Some support is provided by the University, while some are through other providers.