Reigning British University Women’s Soccer National Champions 2016/17Durham University is seeking to recruit a further 4 postgraduate scholars for the 2017/18 academic year for Women’s Soccer.The successful candidates will become part of Britain's largest and most established International Postgraduate Scholar programme and will compete for Britain's Number One Team Sport University alongside studying at a world top 75 university.The Women's Soccer squad will be looking to defend their National Championship title alongside competing for Durham within the University Women's Futsal Championship.Expressions of interest from all positions are encouraged.*British University Sport eligibility regulations allow the successful candidates to play for the University team regardless of the number of years played in the NCAA.Masters qualifications are completed in one year in Britain - over 150 world class MA and MSc programmes are available.The successful candidates will receive the following package:
Competitive Tuition Fee scholarship
Access to Durham's Elite Athlete Support programme, including strength and conditioning, psychology and physiotherapy
Durham University, England, is one of the world's leading academic institutions, ranked 74th globally and top 40 for employability. The sporting programme is also exceptional, ranked number one in Britain for team sports, and with leading programmes in over 20 different sports.
This postgraduate scheme is unique in Britain for it's scale and strength of opportunity. We will, for the ninth year ...in succession, be recruiting up to 100 overseas student athletes to come to Britain to study and compete. We recruit from Ivy League Schools, large Division 1 programmes but we also recruit heavily from Division 2 and Division 3 programmes. We want to hear from you wherever you are from, with every application being considered on it's individual merits.
This scheme provides you the opportunity to continue to play the sport you love, achieve a world class degree, and also to live in another country: many students will also use the holiday periods to travel around Europe.