Heriot-Watt University chosen to host the 2013 BUCS Conference and Awards Dinner, powered by Star Trac.06/12/2012
After a rigorous tender process Heriot-Watt University was successful in their bid to host the BUCS Conference and Awards Dinner 2013, powered by Star Trac. The event, which attracts up to 400 delegates from the university sport sector, will take place between 9th – 12th July 2013.
Heriot-Watt’s woodland campus with modern and practical conference facilities made it a perfect match for the BUCS Conference. Boosting an impressive tiered auditorium, brand new on-site accommodation and superb sporting facilities it will ensure delegates at the Conference will get the best experience possible from the four days.
Professor Steve Chapman, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University, said:
"We are delighted with the news that BUCS has chosen Heriot- Watt University to host the 2013 BUCS Conference and Awards Dinner. Sport and Exercise is a vital aspect of our student and staff experience at HWU and we pride ourselves in providing world-class sporting facilities. We are delighted to bring this event to our beautiful campus and we are certain that the Edinburgh Conference Centre will also provide a first class venue for next year's awards dinner"
Star Trac, having attended the BUCS Annual Conference in 2012, will sponsor the BUCS Conference in 2013. Julian Taylor, European Marketing Manager said:
“It was fantastic to see the level of passion and effort that HE sports staff put into ensuring they provide the best facilities and opportunities for their students. As a company, Star Trac firmly believe in the same ethos of making fitness available to all as well as giving elite athletes the best possible chance to achieve success. It is because of this belief and the dedication we witnessed, that we are proud to extend our relationship with BUCS to support the Conference once again. We feel the conference offers a wonderful opportunity for members to come together and drive forward a sector that shapes and conditions university population towards a healthy lifestyle, not just during their studies, but also long after graduation.
The BUCS Conference and Awards Dinner is for anyone who works within the university sport sector, with a large array of workshops, forums, activities and sessions to help shape university sport across the country. The Awards Dinner recognises the individuals and teams who have contributed to the success of Higher Education. More details regarding the theme of the Conference, delegate prices and booking information will be available in the near future.