Festive Cheer

Alex Brock, Sports President

With the assessment period now officially over, the Sports Union would like to wish each and every member a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

Before we all leave for the Festive period, I would like to provide a brief recap from some of our semester one highlights, and also leave you all with some things to look forward to in semester two!


  • moved home into a fantastic new £31 million facility
  • successfully launched StrathActive for ALL 24,000+ students at Strathclyde to get involved with
  • accomplished the treble at the Rugby Varsity against GU
  • had over 300 students competing in Freshers’ Varsity
  • had the biggest Bus Crawl to-date
  • had a very success Xmas Contender Fight Night organised by Strath Muay Thai
  • raised £20,846.79 for charitable causes
  • donated OVER 500kg of food to those less fortunate

In terms of things to look forward to, we’ve got…

  • a few recreational slots booked out for Week 0 and Week 1 in the Sports Hall to ease back into the swing of things!
  • some VERY exciting things in the pipeline from the Sports Exec and the Events Team!
  • ELECTIONS for Sports President, and other Sabbatical Positions, opening up(cannot recommend this job enough!!)!
  • BUCS Nationals and SSS Competitions!
  • SUCC Cheerleading competition up in Dundee!
  • working alongside SSS to promote women in sport through various events andactivities #SheCanSheWill
  • the one and only SPORTS BALL!
  • GLASGOW TAXIS CUP #WeBleedMaroon!
  • the Sports Union AGM where you can put yourself forward to be a member of theSports Exec
  • the RETURN of Strath Super Teams!

Thank you to all Sports Club’s, Volunteers and Coaches for your hard work and dedication to developing student sport at Strathclyde over the past semester. 

I look forward to seeing you all in the New Year.

Best festive wishes

Alex Brock
2018-19 Sports President

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