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Olympic gold medallist Heather Stanning MBE to present special University lecture

Road to Rio, Thursday 10 November 2016

Heather Stanning and rowing partner Helen Glover celebrating team GB’s victory.

Olympic gold medallist Major Heather Stanning MBE will present special guest lecture ‘Road to Rio’ on Thursday 10 November to University students and staff. 

As an accomplished rower, Heather Stanning wrote her name into the history books at both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games with golden performances alongside Helen Glover in the women's pair.

Heather – a graduate of the GB Rowing Team Start Programme, the ground-breaking talent identification and development initiative supported by National Lottery funding – is also a serving Major with the 32nd Regiment Royal Artillery.

The lecture forms part of the Army Roadshow, a student recruitment fair taking place on Whiteknights campus Thursday 10 – Friday 11 November.

Lecture details

Road to Rio with Major Heather Stanning MBE

Thursday 10 November, Chemistry Lecture Theatre r, 11:00am–12:00pm 

Booking info

Only 75 places are available.

Students can book places online using their standard log in details.  

Priority booking will be given to students, but places are available for University colleagues. Staff looking to attend should contact Jacqui Payne to reserve a place. 

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