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Silvia Almonte Falete

Silvia Almonte Falete    

Sport: Basketball

Academic Course: French and Management

Hometown: Spain

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Getting promoted to D1 BUCS with and undefeated season   

2021/22 goal in sport: To keep improving my skills and become a better leader

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? Most of my friends are also basketballers and playing was our best way to socialise and relax

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? The campus. I’m most excited about meeting the new players

Kyran Bostel

Kyran Bostel    

Sport: Rugby

Academic Course: BSc (Hons) Management

Hometown: Reigate

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Representing Surrey Rugby and also playing for the National UR7s Academy    

2021/22 goal in sport: To further improve my skillset at Senior level and to become a key member of Kent/BUCs rugby.  

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? I had been invited to play rugby in Australia but obviously with the pandemic this was not possible.  I missed competing in rugby matches.

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? I was impressed with the Business School and Sports facilities and the feedback given by current students.

IK Ehigie-Obano

IK Ehigie-Obano 

Sport: Ultimate Frisbee

Academic Course: Accounting and Finance and Economics

Hometown: Nigeria

Best sporting achievement/personal best: 2 years back-to-back regional champions.    

2021/22 goal in sport: To become a completely unstoppable force in regards to receiving.   

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? I missed the nature of competition. Specifically winning.

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? The first thing that attracted me to Canterbury was the beauty of the place. I am looking forward to integrating with a completely new group of people, and getting my degree.

Kayaa Kavuma - Rugby scholar

Kaaya Kavuma  

Sport: Rugby

Academic Course: Law

Hometown: Uganda

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Sportsman of the year 2018/19 St Andrews School Turi Runners up Uganda cup (with Pirates RFC Uganda)  

2021/22 goal in sport: Get the call up for Uganda national rugby team in summer 22’ despite injury.   

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? The comradery amongst teammates on the pitch.

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? The city offered a nice location for site seeing and the chance to study in such a good city could not be passed. Looking forward to learning more about the city and the culture.

Mia Reynolds

Mia Reynolds     

Sport: Netball

Academic course: Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

Hometown: Dunmow

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Getting to the club netball national finals / being in the London Pulse academy for two years.

2021/22 goal in sport: To play as much for my regional D1 club at home and keep playing consistently for 1st team in BUCS

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? Playing competitively and playing with friends.  .

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? The course and facilities as well as the opportunities within the Sports Centre for placement.

Lara Stembridge, Gymnastics scholar profile

Lara Stembridge 

Sport: Gymnastics

Academic course: Clinical Psychology with a Placement Year 

Hometown: Faversham, Kent 

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Becoming BUCS champion and also medalling on both floor and vault.

Read about Lara's successful BUCS title defence.

2021/22 goal in sport: To retain my title at BUCS and to achieve a triple twist on floor. 

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? As I was unable to access the apparatus involved in gymnastics I missed being able to perform skills on their intended disciplines.

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? The great sporting facilities! I am looking forward to improving my strength with the scholarship scheme alongside my placement year.

Remin Winter - Cheerleading Scholar

Remi Winter  

Sport: Cheerleading

Academic Course: Sports Therapy 

Hometown: London 

Best sporting achievement/personal best: Coming third in the world!! 

2021/22 goal in sport: To improve my skills and gain wider knowledge about the sport

What did you miss the most regarding your Sport during the various Covid-19 Lockdowns and imposed restrictions? Taking part

What attracted you to study at Kent and what are you most looking forward to at University? It has a good sport science programme.

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