VIDEO: Having recently won their first caps for the Scotland national women's team, we spoke to Winning Students football scholars Abi Harrison (University of the Highlands and Islands) and Jenna Fife (Edinburgh Napier University) about their football careers and the challenge of combining high performance sport with studying.
Winning Students curling scholars Cammy Smith and Kyle Waddell are currently realising their sporting dreams as they represent Team GB at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
Eleven more Winning Students scholars have secured tickets to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after being confirmed by Team Scotland at the team’s latest announcement in Glasgow.
Robert Gordon’s University Accounting and Finance fourth-year, Colin Dalgleish, is the new face in Team Scotland’s men’s table tennis team bound for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Life has come full circle for Edinburgh rower Polly Swann who, having won an Olympic silver medal in Rio, returned home to complete the medical degree she had begun almost a decade ago. We spoke with Swann about her decision to recommence studying and balancing her academic and sporting ambitions.
Whilst some of the Winning Students scholars were enjoying some well-earned rest over the winter period, the majority of athletes were in competition mode as preparations for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games continue to build.
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2016-17 was another successful year for Winning Students with the programme supporting its scholar athletes achieve academic and sporting success. The latest annual report outlines the programme's ongoing impact for scholars and its role within the higher education and sporting sectors.
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With less than 200 days until the biggest sporting event to be staged in Scotland since the Commonwealth Games, University of Edinburgh rower, Josh Armstrong, and University of Stirling golfer, Hazel MacGarvie, have been selected as two of Glasgow 2018’s 6for2018.
VIDEO: Scholars for the 2017/18 Winning Students programme have been announced with 155 high performance student athletes receiving scholarships this academic year.
We caught up with new tennis scholar, Jonny O'Mara, who will be combining his tennis career with a Sports Studies degree at the University of Stirling.
Winning Students athletes Allan Smith and Chris Bennett are the latest scholars to be selected for the Team Scotland squad heading to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games next year.
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