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!

We’ve…

  • 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!
  • and FINALLY, the ARRIVAL OF PORTABLE FLOODLIGHTS AT STEPPS PLAYING FIELDS(delivery expected mid-JAN!!)!

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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