Winning Students

Scholarship Athletes

Ross Murdoch

  • Hometown: Balfron, Stirlingshire
  • Place of Study: University of Stirling
  • Course: BSc Sport and Exercise Science
  • Sport: Swimming
  • Year: 2011-2016

Sporting Highlight

Winning the Gold medal in the 200m Breaststroke in front of a home crowd at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Sporting Goal

To win an Olympic medal in Rio 2016.

Sporting Idol

No one specifically but all champions in sport make me want to succeed even more.


"One of the reasons I made the Commonwealth Games and can stay in sport is Winning Students. I don’t think I would have been able to continue to train and study in Stirling without it."