Bristol moves+

Get more active, more often, with help from Bristol Moves+, a free app for Bristol students and staff. Collect points for your daily activity and use them to redeem a variety of rewards.

About Bristol Moves+

Bristol Moves+ is a free app exclusively for students and staff at the University of Bristol. By connecting an activity tracker to the app, users collect points for the daily activity they do.

Bristol Moves+ incentivises individuals to be more active, more often. Our primary aim is to use Bristol Moves+ to support University of Bristol students and staff who currently have lower activity levels to achieve more daily movement, for the benefit of their physical and mental wellbeing.

  • Compatible with Apple Health, Google Fit, Strava, Garmin, Fitbit and Withings
  • Track walking, running, swimming and cycling activity
  • Redeem points for rewards including; clothing, food and drink vouchers and more
  • Complete in-app Challenges for bonus points
  • Join public groups or create your own group with peers
  • Unlock in-app achievement badges

Tell us what you think of Bristol Moves+

Fill in our user survey to help us develop the Bristol Moves+ app, and be in with a chance of winning a £25 Love2Shop voucher.

I love the app and the rewards! [Moves+] encourages me to get outside and I’ve noticed a difference in my mood because of it.

Bristol Moves+ User [anonymous]

How to join Bristol Moves+

  1. Download the Moves+ app from the Apple or GooglePlay store
  2. Register for a Moves+ account using your name and University of Bristol email address
  3. Verify your account 
  4. Connect your preferred activity tracker

Don't forget to allow notifications from Moves+ in your device's settings, to receive updates from the Bristol Moves+ team.

Opt in to hear from us via email to receive our quarterly community newsletter, Bristol Moves+ News, direct to your inbox, including:

  • Early-bird announcements of upcoming challenges and rewards
  • Blogs and articles written by the Bristol Moves+ team
  • Spotlights on members of the Bristol Moves+ community

Bristol Moves+ News

Bristol Moves+ News is our quarterly newsletter. Each edition will share the latest updates from the app developer, OpenPlay, and Bristol Moves+ HQ, plus upcoming challenge and rewards, and stories from our Bristol Moves+ community.

If you have something that you would like to share in the next edition of Bristol Moves+ News, get in touch by emailing

Autumn 2023

Summer 2023

Winter 2023 / 2024

Support and guidance


If you are having issues with the Bristol Moves+ platform, please read the information below regarding common troubleshooting issues, or visit the FAQ page on the OpenPlay website for more detailed guidance.

Updated Terms and Privacy Policy

We have updated our Bristol Moves+ Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please take a moment to have a read. 

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