sports president



Rebecca Blair


I love Stirling because...  it is different from other universities in Scotland. We are a campus-based university and everyone recognises each other. We have such a focus on sport as well which I obviously love.

Favourite student moment...  captaining the women's football first team in what was an incredible year for us. We won the treble; British Trophy, Scottish 1A league and the SSS Cup

My manifesto summed up in three words… Opportunity for All


One month into #Round2 of Sports President and there’s already quite a bit to report… We ended a fantastic year of Stirling Sport with a very impressive 17th in the BUCS League Table – an incredible ten places above our final position last year! We had a number of notable achievements from our teams over the 2015-16 season, but special mentions would have to go to the Golf Team and the Women’s Tennis Team – both of whom were BUCS Champions!

In the second week of June, Stirling hosted the annual Scottish Student Sport (SSS) Conference, which was a huge success! It was a great few days where I was able to meet the new intake of Sports Presidents from across the country (and say a sad goodbye to the old team) and hear from a number of fantastic speakers and sports industry professionals. I learnt a lot and will hopefully be able to apply it to the Sports Union over the coming year here at Stirling. Another highlight was being elected as the Chair of the Elected Students (Sports Presidents) in Scotland, meaning I get to represent not only Stirling this year, but Scottish Student Sport at national BUCS meetings.

Finally, (after what feels like eight years!) Jacqui, Jason and I were able to confirm all training times for all clubs this year – not an easy or fun job, I promise! These will be sent out to all clubs over the next week so you can all prepare for the coming year. I’m heading off to BUCS Conference next week so will report back on how that goes in the next blog…

#BleedGreen -Jess


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