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Szafranek silver in Harasuto Cup

Jordan Szafranek's hard work paid off in Poland. 8 April 2019

Edinburgh Napier University karate scholar Jordan Szafranek earned one of the best results of his career this past week after winning Senior Male kata silver at the Harasuto Cup in Poland.

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Winning on a level playing field

University of Edinburgh scholar, Kirsty Howat, has benefited from SFC funding. 20 March 2019

Andre Reibig, senior policy officer at the Scottish Funding Council, Winning Students funding partner, discusses how the benefits of student participation in sport run much deeper than you might think.

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Winning Students Annual Report 2017/18

25 February 2019

2017/18 was another successful year for the Winning Students programme, supporting 155 student athletes combine their academic studies with competing and training at a world-class level.

Our latest Annual Report highlights the programme’s key activity over the past 12 months, the impact its had on and off the field and a review of the scholars' many successes.

Click the link below to access the report.

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Winning Students Update Winter 2019

Polly Swann performed well on her return to the GB trialling process. 5 February 2019

There has been European success, international tournaments and GB call-ups for our scholars over the past few months with a number of new athletes making their mark.

Find out more in our latest round-up…

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Curlers set for World Uni Games

Sophie Jackson and Ross Whyte are heading to the World University Winter Games. 28 January 2019

Five Winning Students curlers will compete at the highest level of student sport next month after being named in the GB squad for the 29th World University Winter Games in Krasnoyarsk, Russia.

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