News Archive, Tag: Dual Career

Team Bath Judo Club's Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz, Renz Vallejera and Jemima Duxberry at the 2016 European University Championships in Croatia

Dual Career programme helps student judoka compete at European University Games

31 July 2016

University of Bath students Jemima Duxberry and Chloe Robyns-Landricombe have thanked the Team Bath Dual Career programme for helping them compete at the 2016 European University Games. Along with fellow students Renz Vallejera and Prisca Awiti-Alcaraz, they gained more international judo experience as they represented Great Britain at the multi-sport event in Croatia. Robyns-Landricombe, who is studying Sport Performance and finished seventh in the -57kg weight category, said: “I had an amazing opportunity to train...

University of Bath swimmer Jay Lelliott

Sporting scholar Jay Lelliott swaps pool for open-water – and earns GB Euro call-up

06 July 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Jay Lelliott will make his international open-water swimming debut next week after being selected to represent Britain at the LEN European Marathon Swimming Championships.  The Sports Performance student will contest both the 5km individual and team events at the championships, taking place at Hoorn in the Netherlands from July 10-14. It is a new challenge for Lelliott, who has represented Britain in the pool but only tried open-water swimming for...

Emma Hurst won the BUCS women's singles tennis title in March 2016

Sporting scholar Emma Hurst wins BUCS tennis gold as men’s team reach national final

08 March 2016

University of Bath sporting scholar Emma Hurst lived up to her billing as number one seed when she won the women’s singles title at the BUCS [British Universities & Colleges Sport] Individual Tennis Championships. The Sport & Exercise Science student, supported by a Trendell Sports Scholarship, was in impressive form over the weekend as she beat Tatiana Zheleznyak 6-3 6-3 and Jessica Ren 6-2 6-0 to reach the semi-finals. She then overcame number three seed...

(From left) Students Josh Rodgers, Josh Skinner, James Adderley, Chester Allen, Steffan Osman, Adam McCarthy, Henry Galligan, Hamish Dalgarno and Jake Allen took part in an England Rugby training session at the University of Bath in March 2016

Students learn from the best as they help England Rugby’s Six Nations preparations

07 March 2016

Players from the University of Bath rugby team got to take on some of the best in the game when they took part in an England training session. Eddie Jones and his England team used the Sports Training Village facilities to prepare for their RBS Six Nations match against Wales on Saturday, March 12 at Twickenham. And as part of their on-pitch training, they invited nine rugby-playing students to help with the drills. Sports &...

Sport - 2014 Commonwealth Games - Day Four - Kristian Callaghan

Engineering student Kristian Callaghan targets international success after winning British Airgun title

26 February 2016

Sharp-shooting University of Bath sporting scholar Kristian Callaghan will go into a busy period of international action with confidence high after winning his first British Airgun Championships senior title. The Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering (IMEE) Masters student, a three-time junior champion at the event, compiled a score of 191.9 to secure victory in the 10m discipline. He is now equal first in the Great Britain 10m Air Pistol rankings, as well as outright number one...

Chris Hay and Tom Edwards

Sporting scholars earn GB call for fencing Olympic qualifier in Switzerland

24 September 2015

University of Bath students Tom Edwards and Chris Hay have been selected by British Fencing for an Olympic qualifying competition in Switzerland next month. The 52nd Tissot Grand Prix of Bern – a World Cup event – will feature a world-class field as the Rio 2016 Games draw ever closer. Biology student Hay (left in the picture) will be making his second senior international appearance, having represented Britain at the Challenge RFF-Trophée Monal in Paris in...

Eilidh Prise and Francesca Summers won women's relay gold at the 2015 Modern Pentathlon World Junior Championships

Mexican gold for student Eilidh Prise as Pentathlon GB win again at World Junior Championships

10 August 2015

University of Bath student Eilidh Prise teamed up with individual champion Francesca Summers to win women’s relay gold at the Modern Pentathlon Junior World Championships in Mexico City. The Pentathlon GB duo started Saturday’s competition with a solid swim, with a time of 2:13.05 putting them eighth out of the 12 teams An impressive 27 wins in fencing – the best performance of the day – moved them up the rankings and they went into...

Angus Pedersen nets GB badminton call-up for World University Games in Gwangju

01 May 2015

Badminton player Angus Pedersen has capped a memorable first year at the University of Bath by being named in the Great Britain squad for the World University Games in South Korea. The Chemical Engineering student – who has won a host of medals since joining Pete Bush’s training group in September – is looking forward to representing his country at the Games, taking place in Gwangju from July 3-14. “It was really surprising to get...

Chris Hay

Paris pistes await as fencer Chris Hay gets first Great Britain World Cup call

28 April 2015

University of Bath fencer Chris Hay will make his senior World Cup debut for Great Britain in Paris this weekend. The Biology student, who helped Bath Sword Club win team bronze at the Beazley British Championships last week, will compete in the epee discipline at the Challenge RFF-Trophée Monal. “I’m looking forward to it,” said Hay, who receives a Santander Sports Scholarship and is supported by the university’s Dual Career programme. “It will be a...

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