Set up for the awards dinner in our Bistro

Earlier this month we hosted the annual Heriot-Watt Sports Union Blues and Volunteer awards.

This year several of our Talent Development Program Scholars received awards for their achievement in their sport.

Perhaps the most noticeable Scholar winner on the evening was Commonwealth Games medallist, Seonaid McIntosh, who also became World Champion in the Women’s 50 Prone Rifle Shooting in 2018 was awarded the Neil Campbell Trophy for “Top Blue”

Seonaid McIntosh in action

 Seonaid’s contribution to Heriot-Watt University’s sporting success in BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) has been truly magnificent and we wish her every success as she moves on from her student days this summer when she is set to graduate with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Seonaid recently secured a silver medal in rifle three positions at the International shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Munich. She also set a new British record of 461.4.

Greg Anderson

Greg Anderson was another Blues winner on the night for his achievements in Karate. Greg who studies Civil Engineering won the Individual BUCS National title in February and has been selected for the National Team at both U21 and senior level.

His achievements have led to a current world ranking of 91 and an Olympic ranking of 87.

Winners on the night

Outstanding Sporting Achievement Award (OSA)

Gregory Bailie – Skicross

Erin Clachers – Football

Craig McDonald – Karate

Blues & Half Blues

Brad Howe – Archery

Greg Anderson – Karate

Seonaid McIntosh – Rifle Shooting

David Cumberlidge – Swimming