News Archive, Category: Other Sports

Netball player and chair Emma Payne voted University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year at 2023 Blues Awards

27 April 2023

Netballer Emma Payne has been voted by their fellow student-athletes as the University of Bath Sports Personality of the Year in the 2023 Blues Awards. The Sport and Exercise Science student was recognised for her contribution to the University’s netball club over the past four years, which has seen her serve as Chair this year alongside helping the 1st team reach the BUCS National Championships final. She also plays for Team Bath Netball U21s in the NPL division and has...

Team Bath announce major new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society, supporting sport at all levels

30 May 2022

Team Bath, the sports department for the University of Bath, is delighted to announce a new three-year partnership with Bath Building Society. The link-up between two of the city’s most recognised brands, both within the local community and nationally, will see Bath Building Society support sport and fitness at all levels within Team Bath – student, recreational and high-performance. It will also provide additional backing to the Team Bath Netball Superleague team, the University of...

Celebrating the Class of 2020 as graduating student-athletes reflect on academic and sporting success at University of Bath

29 July 2020

An outstanding group of high-performing student-athletes have been reflecting on their years of combining their dual passions of sport and education at the University of Bath as they mark the conclusion of their undergraduate degree courses. The support of the Team Bath Dual Career programme and scholarship funding, courtesy of the University’s generous alumni and benefactors, has helped them juggle the twin demands of studying at one of the best universities in the country while...

Fed Cup tennis, Modern Pentathlon European Champs and World Championship triumphs among sporting highlights of 2019 at University of Bath

26 December 2019

It’s the end of another outstanding year of sport at the University of Bath which saw world-class tennis and modern pentathlon come to the Sports Training Village (STV) while athletes and students excelled on the world stage. The £35million STV successfully hosted two major international sporting events in 2019, including the first Fed Cup tennis tie to be staged in Great Britain for 26 years. The indoor courts were transformed into a showcase arena as...

The Jolly Sailor cruise to victory as University of Bath hosts Strength in Depth Origins ultimate team fitness challenge for sixth year

02 December 2019

The Jolly Sailor Invincibles from Cornwall emerged triumphant as the University of Bath Sports Training Village hosted Strength in Depth Origins – the ultimate team test of fitness and endurance – for a sixth successive year. An action-packed weekend saw 70 teams of 12 battle it out across two days in a range of gruelling challenges utilising the STV’s swimming pool, indoor and outdoor athletics tracks, and the sports hall which was transformed into a...

Trampolinist Kirsty Way secures third team DMT silver medal with Great Britain at World Championships in Tokyo

30 November 2019

Kirsty Way won the third World Championships medal of her career as the University of Bath sporting scholar secured a superb silver for the Great Britain double mini trampoline (DMT) team in Tokyo. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a King Sports Scholarship, was the last Brit to compete in the women’s team final and stuck her landing brilliantly to score 35.600 – the highest individual score of all those taking part. That...

Scholar Kirsty Way bounces back from injury to represent GB at Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo

26 November 2019

University of Bath sporting scholar Kirsty Way is representing Great Britain at the 2019 Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo this week after bouncing back from injury. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a King Sports Scholarship, is the reigning European Champion in the women’s double mini-trampoline (DMT) – a sport that combines elements of athletics, gymnastics and trampolining. She has also twice won team silver with British Gymnastics at the World Championships,...

Meet the talented University of Bath student-athletes across 13 different sports joining the ranks of sporting scholars during 2019-20

11 November 2019

Aspiring Olympians, both Summer and Winter, and reigning European and British Champions are among the latest intake of scholars to receive support from the University of Bath on both their sporting and academic journeys. The talented 2019-20 group of 15 student-athletes, who compete across 13 different sports, join 26 existing scholars who each receive a cash award that runs over the period of their course and helps them meet the demands of training, competing and...

Student sport week: Sporting scholars thank donors for generous support after year of success and development

17 June 2019

It has been a stellar year for sporting scholars at the University of Bath – and they have been keen to thank the generous alumni and benefactors supporting the scheme for the role they have played in their success. The 2018-19 academic year saw 38 student-athletes across 15 different sports and a wide range of degree courses receive financial support that helped them juggle the twin demands of studying at one of the best universities...

Sport - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day Four - Kristian Callaghan

Dual Career pistol shooter Kristian Callaghan named in Team GB squad for Minsk 2019 European Games

21 May 2019

Team Bath Dual Career athlete Kristian Callaghan has been selected to represent Team GB at the Minsk 2019 European Games, taking place in Belarus from June 21-30. The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth bronze-medallist, who is studying a PhD Research Programme in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Bath, is one of two pistol shooters selected for the competition. Team GB will be represented by 101 athletes across 11 sports at the second iteration of...

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