UofG Sporting Ambassadors

Image of the Sports Bursary profiles for 2016Each academic year Glasgow University Sport selects a number of talented athletes for support through the Sports Bursary programme. These athletes act as ambassadors for the University in National and International competitions.

Students benefit from complimentary access to the now world-class University Sports facilities, some financial support and a commitment from the University to allow flexible study where approporiate so that academia and sporting carrers can progress simultaeously.

Atheletes who have previously benefited from the scheme include World Curling Champion Claire Hamilton and Lauren Gray, London 2012 GB Hockey star Emily McGuire,as well as Olympic Gold & Silver medalist and 6-time World Champion Katherine Grainger.

In partnership with Residential Servcices, Glasgow University Sport has selected 5 student athletes who will this year benefit from reduced accomodation fees and who will also act as ambassadors to promote University accomodation:

  • Adam Nicol
  • Sandy Wilson
  • Annabel Simpson
  • Graham Malley
  • Elizabeth Priddle

You can read more on some of our fantastic Sports Bursars in the just-published Athlete Profiles.

Sporting Bursary Profiles 2016

Supporting the Programme

If you would like to support the Sports Bursary Programme please contact the Development and Alumni Office Kate.Richardson@Glasgow.ac.uk or visit:


Further Information

Please contact Calum.Hill@Glasgow.ac.uk for further information or visit www.glasgow.ac.uk/services/sport/support/scholarships

First published: 10 January 2016

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