Category Sport

Alumni stories: Alastair Nicoll and the AON 2020 Round the Island Challenge

Since graduating from the University of Stirling 1981, alumnus Alastair Nicoll’s career with AON (a leading professional services provider) has taken him around the globe. In 2017, he became Regional Director for the Asia Pacific area at Aon – and… Continue Reading →

The benefits of activity…and how you can get more active

Recent research shows that active students are healthier, happier and more likely to succeed. So, what can you do to get more active (even if you don’t like sport)?

Five things that happen to your body when you run a marathon

The University of Stirling campus marks the half-way point of the inaugural Stirling Scottish Marathon. Ahead of the event, expected to attract around 6,500 runners, we caught up with one of our resident sport science experts, Dr Angus Hunter, to… Continue Reading →

5 minutes with… an International Rugby Sevens Captain

Marah Mohammad Ishraf studies with the University of Stirling at the Singapore Institute of Management Global Education. The 22-year-old Sports Studies and Marketing student also captains Singapore’s national Rugby Sevens team. We took 5 minutes to get to know Marah… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016 – When to watch Stirling’s athletes

There’s now just over a day until the Rio 2016 Olympics kick off, and we’re buzzing like a jar of wasps – to quote Glasgow 2014 hero Charlie Flynn. We’re dead proud of our Olympians – swimmers Ross Murdoch, Duncan… Continue Reading →

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