Partnerships

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport works closely with a number of sporting partners, based on campus. Research staff work with commercial and charitable partners, such as UK Sport, sportScotland and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

CIMSPA

The Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport is a registered Skills Development Partner of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). The MSc Sport Management is aligned with the professional practice standards of CIMSPA and prepares students to become Chartered Sport Managers.

CIMSPA

International Sports Scholarship Programme

We run a highly successful International Sports Scholarship Programme which has helped more than 700 athletes combine their study with their sport. Graduates include golfers Richie Ramsay and Catriona Matthew and Olympic swimmers Todd Cooper and Andrew Hunter. The Programme is backed by key sporting partners, helping us to deliver sporting success.  

The scholarship programme was established in 1981 and thrives thanks to support from:

MacMillan Cancer Support

Welfare and benefits advice for people affected by cancer and long-term conditions.

NHS Forth Valley

The School works closely with NHS Forth Valley with shared governance links, joint initiatives and projects.  In addition NHS Forth Valley are our NHS practice partners for our undergraduate students based at Stirling Campus. 

The close working relationship between the University and NHS Forth Valley was highlighted in May 2015 with the award of Partnersihp of the Year at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2015.  This focused on our partnership work in the area of psychological trauma.

NHS Highland

We work closely with NHS Highland with staff contributing to clinical practice, education and research.  NHS Highland are our NHS practice partners for undergraduate students based at our Highland Campus.

NHS Western Isles

We work closely with NHS Western Isles with staff contributing to clinical practice, education and research.  NHS Western Isles are our NHS practice partners for undergraduate students based at our Western Isles Campus.

The Sporting Chance Initiative

Sporting Chance

The Sporting Chance Initiative helps Scottish businesses with less than 250 employees to develop new products and services for sports markets The only support organisation for sports innovation in Scotland, it provide up-to-date market information and access to world class expertise, research and facilities in Higher Education, as well as funding to assist with research projects.

Sporting Chance Initiative

University of South Florida

Development of student and staff exchanges, collaborative research and knowledge transfer between the two universities.

Their website: http://www.health.usf.edu/nursing

Our campus partners

commonwealth games   institute-of-sport   scottish-swimming 

 sport-scotland Triathlon Scotland youth-football

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