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Women in Sport Week: Georgia and Rianna’s Story

In Sport

This week is Women in Sport Week, an annual week with free sports taster sessions, guest speakers and sport challenges to break down barriers, challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate our amazing women in sport. This is Georgia and Rianna’s story.

Captain Georgia “lives and breathes netball”. After starting when she was just 8 years-old, coached by her mum, she’s played it ever since. Similarly, Sponsorship & Media Secretary, Rianna started playing at school with her local club and it all “just went from there really.”

For both girls, netball has played a major part in their lives, “it’s just so … Read the rest

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Try your hand at a new sport at our Sports Taster Weekend

In General

The Students’ Union boasts over 100 sports clubs and groups run by students, so if you love sport, you are in for a treat this year.

The sporting year will be kicking off with our Sports Taster Weekend on the 26th and 27th September. This is a great chance for students, both new and returning, to try out our sports clubs including hockey, rugby, netball and even Quidditch!

Last year, students voted the Sports Taster Weekend as one of the most enjoyable events at Freshers’, so make sure you get a piece of the action and come along … Read the rest

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