University of Stirling student golfer Chloe Goadby is relishing four months of full-time golf having sat her final exam this week, concluding her studies for the year.
Another successful month has seen Winning Students athletes put in strong performances at national and European level, resulting in a number of international call-ups for our scholars.
Here are some of the top highlights from April…
Winning Students swimmers had a big impact at the British Championships this past week as they won a collective 19 medals at Ponds Forge in Sheffield.
University of Edinburgh international canoe slalom athlete, Eilidh Gibson, enjoyed a fantastic start to the season after a fine performance at British Canoeing’s selection trials saw her secure a place in the 2017 Great Britain Senior Team.
She spoke with us about her selection and the exciting season ahead.
To be considered for a Winning Students sports scholarship, students and prospective students should meet general, education and sport-specific criteria.
“It’s a very sensible option to study alongside sport because your sporting career isn’t going to last your lifetime. If you are lucky you can make a living but once you stop competing it’s very important to have something to fall back on. There’s a possibility of injury as well so you never know how your career is going to pan out really. Study works to balance your sport as well because it’s a really useful distraction.”
Laura Muir, Athletics
University of Glasgow student
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