Winning Students

Scholarship Athletes

Kirsty Smith

  • Hometown: Dalkeith
  • Place of Study: Heriot-Watt University
  • Course: BAcc Accountancy and Finance
  • Sport: Football
  • Year: 2012-2016

Sporting Highlight

Receiving my first international cap in a World Cup play-off match against Holland in 2014.

Sporting Goal

To play regularly for Scotland A and play professionally.

Sporting Idol

Gareth Bale, for how hard he works playing for one of the best professional sides.

Little Known Fact...

I gave up Gymnastics to follow my dreams in Football.


“My course has been really interesting – you learn about athletes and how to look after your body.  When I am training now I can see the difference and understand how the sessions are improving me.”