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Displaying: News Content, February 2010

  • BCU Student Safety Initiative 26/02/10

    The BCU Student Safety Initiative is a scheme overseen by the British Canoe Union to provide university canoeists with top class training from some of the best canoeists and coaches in the UK. The aim is to ensure that those organising university canoe clubs and trips have the knowledge,...

  • Run for Right To Play and win 26/02/10

    Monday 1 March is the start of Right To Play month, where every UK university is being asked to raise £1,000 to help disadvantaged children across the world. BUCS is encouraging its athletes, supporters and fans to support Right To Play Month by running a mile or kilometre,...

  • Save the date: 2010 Rugby Finals at Twickenham 26/02/10

    Ticket information for BUCS member institutions The BUCS Rugby Championship Finals will take place on Wednesday 21 April 2010 at RFU Twickenham. The stadium will host both the Men’s and Women’s final matches and as a friend of BUCS we would be delighted if you are able to attend. All...

  • Portsmouth student flies the flag for female boxing 25/02/10

    Female boxing has been the subject of debate within the sporting world for many years, writes Matt Duncan. The sport has now been included in the programme for the London Olympics in 2012 and one of those hoping to take advantage of that is Isle of Wight born Holly Keats. The student from the...

  • Edinburgh student seeks fencing gold in 2012 25/02/10

    With the introduction of the World Class Programme in 2007, British fencing began to seek out its brightest young talents in an attempt to bring home an Olympic medal in London 2012, writes Andrew Magee. By identifying and supporting the sport’s rising stars, organisers are hoping to see...

  • PhD student by day, world class Karate fighter by night: Interview with Calum Robb 25/02/10

    Calum Robb is not your usual student. The 25 year old Heriot Watt student, currently studying for a Phd in Comparative Immunology is also one of the best karate fighters in the world, writes Matt Duncan. Robb, originally from Haddington in East Lothian, is the current World “Wado”...

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