VIDEO: Heriot-Watt University and Judo Scotland scholar, Alex Short, claimed his first international senior medal after winning the men's -66kg title at the European Open event in Glasgow.
The Edinburgh-born athlete spoke to us about his success and how he plans to continue his studies whilst progressing in his sport.
Five Winning Students hockey players have been selected for the men’s and women’s Great Britain Elite Development Programme (EDP).
Winning Students judoka, Josie Steele and Alex Short, claimed their first ever senior international medals in style at the weekend as they won gold at the 2018 European Open in Glasgow.
Swimming scholar Duncan Scott’s remarkable year has been recognised at a number of national award ceremonies as he received four end-of-season awards.
Open University in Scotland badminton scholars, Christopher and Matthew Grimley, have won men's doubles silver at the European Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia.
Heriot-Watt University shooting scholar, Seonaid McIntosh, has become World Champion at the ISSF World Championships in South Korea.
15 current and former Winning Students scholars have helped the Scotland Women’s National Team make history after qualifying for its first ever FIFA Women’s World Cup.
With the inaugural multi-sport European Championships taking place in Glasgow and Berlin, World Championships and national selection processes, it’s been a busy, and successful, summer for our Winning Students athletes.
There was plenty of cheer for Winning Students athletes at the inaugural European Championships as our scholars came away with eight medals, including four golds.
GB and University of Edinburgh rower, Maddie Arlett, has recently completed her MSc in Strength and Conditioning and now hopes to go full-time in her sport. She spoke to us about the flexibility and funding that helped her balance studying with international sport.