sportscotland encourages all Scottish universities and colleges to take on the BRIT Challenge
We are delighted that sportscotland are supporting The British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) and championing the BRIT Challenge.
Stewart Harris, Chief Executive of sportscotland, and his team are encouraging every Scottish university and college to enter teams in the BRIT Challenge in order to support and improve student and young adult mental health.
“At sportscotland, our vision is for an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport. We want to help the people of Scotland get the most from the sporting system.
We are delighted to support the British Inspiration Trust’s inspiring annual BRIT Challenge initiative to improve young adult mental health and fitness. I am pleased that so many Scottish universities and colleges have entered teams in previous BRIT Challenges and hope that the annual BRIT Challenge will become a firm fixture in the Scottish Higher and Further Education sectors’ Calendar of Events.
This is an inclusive and accessible event that has the potential to engage students and staff throughout Scotland and improve their mental health and fitness. For maximum impact and success, I would encourage all our universities and colleges to champion this opportunity, enter teams and encourage student participation.”
sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Their vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport.
As the national agency for sport, their role is to make sure sport plays its part in a thriving Scotland. sportscotland do this by influencing, informing and investing in the organisations and people who deliver sport and physical activity.
They have an important part to play alongside other agencies to deliver an active Scotland where more people are more active more often.
An active Scotland is one where people are encouraged to participate, progress and achieve in sport. At the same time people become more active – and stay active. The nation enjoys better physical confidence and competence and increased wellbeing and resilience. All of this is made possible by the people, places and spaces providing sport and physical activity.
sportscotland are there to help the people of Scotland get the most from the sporting system. Here are just a few ways they do it:
Making an impact together
Making sport more accessible
Progressing to your level in sport
Contributing to an active Scotland
Celebrating the benefits of sport
To find out more about sportscotland, please visit their website.