Saints Sport Bulletin - 16/1/13

posted 16 Jan 2013, 09:56 by Athletic Union President
Hi Everyone, 

I hope you're well and looking forward to coming back at the end of next week. Here's this week's notices: 

1) Saints Sport Newsletter - February edition - Deadline 30/1/13
The newsletter deadline has been extended to 30th January to allow more time for tour reports and so on to be written. Please get all articles and any photos to Kirstie before this date - 

2) Semester 2 membership starts from 1st February 
Please pass on to all club members that Semester 1 membership is only valid until 31st January 2013. As of February, club members will either have to a Club Membership, have taken out Fitness+ for the whole year or they'll need to take out Semester 2 membership. Here's the link to buy that membership: 

3) The R&A International Scholarship 
Have you ever thought about sinking wells in Kenya, or teaching football to children in Columbia? Perhaps you’d like to build orphanages in Nepal, or see the ruins of Machu Picchu for yourself?  Applications are now open for the transformative R&A International Scholarship! The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 31 January 2013. More information can be found at: 

4) World University Games 2013 - Student Translator / HQ Administrator
BUCS is offering the opportunity for a BUCS student to attend the forthcoming World University Games (WUGs) in Kazan, Russia as part of the Great Britain Headquarters team. They are currently recruiting for the role of Student Translator/ HQ Administrator and have got in touch with us because of the strength of our Russian degree programme. Below is the link with more information about the position and if you have any questions about the role then please contact   

5) Rodeo Night - Wednesday 30/1/12
The Hockey Club are holding a Rodeo Night on the first Wednesday back (i.e. in Refreshers Week) - bucking bronco, drink deals and more! With DJ Ali Moghaddam, star of the Rugby Sevens and highlight of this years opening ball back by popular demand, this promises to be an amazing night. Ticket presales will be taking place in the Union on Tuesday 29th  Jan between 11am and 4pm. Please see their facebook event for more details: 

6) Glasgow 2014 Volunteering - Applications now OPEN
Applications have now opened for the Commonwealth Games that will be held in Glasgow next summer. Applications will remain open until midnight on 28 February. Please see the following link to find out more information about applying:

And finally, here's this week's inspirational quote for you: 
"Aim for the sky and you'll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you'll stay on the floor." - Bill Shankly

Best wishes, 

Emily Griffiths

University of St Andrews Athletic Union President
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