St Mary's University, Twickenham
Watch and read about why students and graduates #LoveStMarys. Find out more about some of our most famous alumni...
Sir Mo Farah trained at St Mary’s from 2001-2011, where he was awarded a scholarship to the Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre (EPACC).
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"Give everything a go. If you don't try it, you won't know it if you'll like it. Get involved and join societies, and you'll find people like you that you get on with."
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"Completing an undergraduate degree in English and Media Arts at St Mary’s University gave me some of the best years of my life. I met life-long friends and developed my knowledge and skills in my area of study."
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Tom studied Drama and Physical Theatre at St Mary’s University. Whilst studying he signed his debut record deal with Sony Records.
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"I feel like I have grown as a person and as a student in only a year and I am proud to call myself a Simmie."
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Adam, an MA Sports Journalism student, was been awarded a bursary from the Journalism Diversity Fund.
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The story of how one man conquered four knee surgeries to climb Europe’s highest mountain, with help from St Mary's University...
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Marina Izidro is a Carioca, a native of Rio de Janeiro and currently a reporter with SporTV, Brazil’s biggest sports channel.
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Nora, a first year High Performance Sports Scholar, wasn selected for the Barbarians’ women’s rugby team for the first time during her first year at St Mary's.
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Joe, a fitness coach, TV presenter and author, graduated from St Mary's in 2008 and returned in 2017 to address the graduating students.
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Lara returned to St Mary’s in December 2017 to launch her book, 'The Devil’s Claw.'
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After winning bronze in the boxing at Rio 2016, Josh returned to St Mary's to complete his studies before turning professional.
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I've always loved reality TV and this degree allowed me to pursue my passion in the subject. The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) is a favourite programme of mine; my dissertation was a comparison of soap opera and reality TV and one essay I wrote investigated the TOWIE cult.
"There is something about St Mary’s that you don’t get in many other places, as soon as I walked through the door my fears and scary expectations soon disappeared."
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Steph Twell was part of the Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre during her studies at St Mary's
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Jess studied Creative Writing at St Mary's from 2011 until 2014. Her novel, Himself, was published by Canongate in July 2016.
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Alumnus of St Mary’s, Toby Gold, was selected to compete for Team GB in the Men’s T33 Wheelchair Racing at Rio 2016.
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