Jessica Solterman

Jessica Solterman

Sport: Showing, Equestrian

Academic course: Law LLB

Hometown: East Sussex

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Winning the Tri-Nations tournament against the Australian and New Zealand show team.

2021/22 goal in sport: My goal in sport going into 2022 is to keep training at a high level and train my novice horse throughout the winter, ready for the summer competition season.

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? During this period what I missed most was competing, I was supposed to go to Australia and compete in the Tri-nations tournament on the England team but this inevitably got postponed due to Covid.

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? What attracted me to study at Kent, alongside the University‚Äôs highly ranked critical Law School is the wide variety of sports and access to training equipment that Kent offers, thus allowing myself to train at a high level whilst studying my degree.

Nellie Venner-King

Nellie Venner-King    

Sport: Showing Jumping

Academic course: Criminology, social change and social policy

Hometown: Canterbury

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Winning gold for Kent at the inter-regional team event in 2015 and competing at the Royal International Horse Show three times.

2021/22 goal in sport: To get back out to national level competitions and win some titles.

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? I missed the thrill of competition and the buzz of jumping in front of a big crowd.

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? I wanted to study at Kent because of the wide range of courses they offer, the University is also local to me so I will be able to continue with my sport while studying.

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