UK Press Agency covering covering Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
28 January 2018:
Team GB today announced a six-year partnership with the University of Hull, which will incorporate both the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games and the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.
Pictured is Rio 2016 gold medal winning cyclist Elinor Barker (front centre) with students Florence Halstead and Andrew Morgan-Harrison at the announcement today.
At the heart of the partnership will be the ability to benefit from shared information, joint research and enterprise projects delivered by the University in support of Team GB.
The partnership will also cover opportunities for the University of Hull’s students, staff and communities, including participating in Team GB events, developing courses, guest speakers and CV-boosting opportunities such as work experience and volunteering.
University of Hull announced as Official University Partner for Team GB
The University of Hull has become the first University to be an Official Partner of Team GB, it was announced today.
The exclusive partnership covers a six-year period and includes the Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024 Olympic Games and the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
It includes opportunities that will benefit the University of Hull’s students, staff and communities, as well as presenting opportunities for joint research and enterprise projects, delivered by the University in support of Team GB. This will include hosting and participating in Team GB events, developing courses and CV-boosting opportunities such as work experience and volunteering.
The unprecedented partnership is borne out of a synergy between the University’s ambitions and beliefs and those of Team GB.
Whether it’s in a lecture theatre or on the field, a lab or on the track or in an operating theatre or the ring, our joint belief is that everyone can achieve extraordinary things.
British Olympic Association CEO Bill Sweeney, said: “With planning for Tokyo 2020 well underway, we’re excited to announce this