UWS Graduate and Boxing Star Aiming for Commonwealth Success
Commonwealth Games Medal hopeful and UWS graduate Stephen Newns will be looking to add Commonwealth success, at his second games, to his Team UWS Sports Personality of the Year award that he won earlier this year.
Stephen who graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science this month at Paisley Abbey told Boxing Scotland how he was now aiming to graduate to the top of the podium at Commonwealth Games.
“After the last Games I went to Motherwell College and got my HNC and HND in Fitness Health Exercise and I also went to the University West of Scotland to do an Honours degree in Sport & Exercise Science as a full-time student, as well as trying to box for Scotland and travel the world,” Stephen explained.
“Sometimes I have been at breaking point and I feel like it is so hard to balance everything, I have not got a life, and am so tired and exhausted. But I knew every day that I have got goals and I have got the Commonwealth Games and I have got my degree to get.”
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You can find full details of the Games schedule here on the official Birmingham 2022 website.