Walking is good for you and the environment: it keeps you fit and does not contribute to pollution.

Benefits of walking, as well as being one of the easiest ways of becoming active, are:

  • it requires no special equipment
  • it presents few risks of injury
  • it can be enjoyed by almost anyone
  • it is free

Walking regularly:

  • reduces by half the risk of developing heart disease, type II diabetes and some cancers
  • helps weight management
  • relieves symptoms of depression and anxiety
  • promotes confidence and self-esteem
  • improves sleep
  • helps maintain healthy bones and can reduce the symptoms of arthritis and osteoarthritis

Showers on Campus

Showers are available for both staff and student who want to refresh after walking to campus.