Winning Students

Winning Students Highlights

  • University of Edinburgh scholar, Josh Armstrong, has become World Champion for the second time, in the process of helping Great Britain record its best ever World Rowing Under 23 Championships performance in Poznan, Poland.

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  • After four years as one of Scotland's leading student athletes, University of Edinburgh scholar and Team GB canoeist, Eilidh Gibson, is at the end of her academic career and will now become a full-time athlete at British Canoeing's National Performance Centre at Lee Valley.

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  • Video: University of Stirling swimming scholar, Duncan Scott, won six medals at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, becoming the most decorated Scot ever at as single Games. He spoke to Winning Students about his journey from learning to swim to becoming a World and Commonwealth champion.

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  • Winning Students athletes enjoyed a successful trip down under after returning from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with a total of 15 medals.

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To be considered for a Winning Students sports scholarship, students and prospective students should meet general, education and sport-specific criteria.

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Winning Students creates a network of colleges and universities who deliver support to their talented student athletes.


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