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We’re delighted to announce that we are partnering with BUCS, the National Governing Body for university sport in the UK. The partnership see’s Bright Network become a supporting partner for the upcoming BUCS Short Course Swimming Championships 2019 and aims to support students make the most of the skills they have developed whilst competing at university level sport as they transition into the workplace.
Whether team sports or individual, skills like dedication to a craft, team work and leadership are just some desirable skills partner employers look for in the graduates they hire. It’s not just a case of being academic or focused, competing for your university show’s that you’re a well-rounded individual, and gives invaluable experience outside of the classroom.
Bright Network will be joining BUCS for the BUCS Short Course Swimming Championships at Ponds Forge International Swimming Centre in Sheffield this November, providing careers advice to competitors, supporters and students organisers around their races.
James Bramley, Commercial Partnerships Officer at BUCS, “It’s fantastic to have Bright Network attend as a supporting partner of one of BUCS’ biggest events in the 2019/20 season. We are proud to offer talented university students the opportunity to represent their university in national competitions. It’s brilliant for Bright Network to recognise the overlapping skills between sport and employability and we look forward to them sharing their opportunities with the competitors present.
Ben Triggs, Director at Bright Network, said ‘It’s great to see so many students out there being active and playing sport each week. We can’t wait to be involved, helping them transfer the skills they pick up during sports and at university into achieving their potential in their early careers. Lots of our team were involved in BUCS sports back when we were at university and it’s a real pleasure to be involved’.