Another exciting year of Varsity ahead!
What should you be looking out for in this year’s Varsity Series? 3rd year Journalism student, Max Baker, has done all the hard work for you. Read on to find out more!
UWE Sport Bursar 2016/17 – Jen Heath
This week we’re profiling Jen Heath, second year PhD student at the Centre for Appearance Research in Bristol and snow sport bursar. She’s an experienced boarder who loves the trill of the mountain. How long have you been snowboarding and how did you get into it in the first place? I have been snowboarding for 9 years. Prior to…
Coaching & Training – Thinking outside the Rectangle!
With Leicester City F.C. recently securing the title of Premier League champions, it’s not only a story that has dominated the sport’s world in the past month, it has provided firm evidence not to overlook the underdog and encouraged us to take a fresh approach when it comes to coaching and training. As many coaches know, it’s…
Wheelchair Basketball Launch at Centre for Sport
Since the British Wheelchair Basketball League was formed in 1974, the sport has grown dramatically and now UWE is getting in on the game. Last week saw the Centre for Sport, in partnership with Project Ability, launch their brand new wheelchair basketball (WCBB) chairs with an exciting taster session and shootout competition. The launch was part of UWE’s Disability Awareness Month…
Mohamed Elshorbagy: BUCS Sportsman of the Year
UWE student and performance athlete, Mohamed Elshorbagy, was crowned BUCS Sportsman of the Year last week as his hard work and talent was recognised. Mohamed’s success on the squash court began in his teenage years as he consecutively won the World Junior Championship in 2008 and 2009. He then came close to winning a World…
Fit for free
We understand being at university can be tough on finances, and unfortunately sometimes a gym membership is out of the question. But that doesn’t mean that you have to completely abandon exercise all together. There are plenty of ways to get fit around Frenchay campus without having to pay – so we’ve written down a few…