News Archive, Tag: Zambia

Grace McCatty taking part in the Zambia IDEALS project

University of Bath staff take on 2016 Bath Half to raise Zambia IDEALS funds

19 February 2016

Eleven University of Bath staff members are putting on their running shoes to raise money for a sports development project in Africa by taking on the 2016 Vitality Bath Half Marathon. All sponsorship money raised by the team on Sunday, March 13 will go towards funding the UK Sport IDEALS project in Zambia. The University’s Department of Sports Development has been involved in the project for the past ten years, with students spending six weeks...

Grace McCatty taking part in the Zambia IDEALS project

“Life-changing experience” awaits University of Bath students past and present in Zambia

02 June 2015

University of Bath students past and present have flown out to Zambia to take part in this year’s “life-changing” UK Sport IDEALS programme. It is the tenth anniversary of the scheme, which sees aspiring coaches spend six weeks delivering PE lessons in schools and villages, as well as set up sporting competitions between neighbouring communities. Footballer Alice Evans, a Wales international goalkeeper, and netballer Jade Traynor – second-year students in Sports Performance and Sports Science...

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