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Alumni in the Media

Below you will find links to media coverage that Alumni from St Mary's have featured in.


Here's what happened as Joe Wicks visited a Herefordshire primary school

Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) who studied sports science at St Mary's, visited a primary school after they won a reading competition. Joe led the pupils in a workout session and read his new book The Burpee Bears.
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Who is Mohamed Sbihi? GB's first Muslim Flag Bearer for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

A decorated Olympic rower from Kingston upon Thames with one Bronze and one Gold Olympic medal to his name. Moe studied Sport Science with Health, Nutrition and Exercise at St Mary's where he joined on a sports scholarship and played both football and basketball.
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Click: Inside Your DNA

In this episode, presenter and St Mary's alumna Lara Lewington returns to the University to speak to Dr Yiannas Mavrommatis the Course Lead of Nutrition and Genetics MSc about what your DNA can tell you about your health.
Watch the full episode on BBC iPlayer

Gold Rush: Our Race to Olympic Glory

In this documentary a number of Olympians and Paralympians including, Sir Mo Farah, St Mary's alumnus, talk about their process to achieving gold and leading Great Britain to win the London 2012 Olympic Games. 
Watch the full documentary on BBC iPlayer


Little Learners

St Mary's alumna Amy-Louise Peach is a qualified teacher who creates content on her YouTube channel 'Little Learners' to help prepare children for school (Reception age). Her videos are based around the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculm (EYFS) and provides support to parents and caregivers working with children in early education.
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Interview with a Simmie: Tom Grennan

St Mary's Drama alumnus and successful singer-songwriter Tom Grennan spoke to us back in 2018 about his expereince as a student. You can find his music on his YouTube channel.

Emma Paton | Sports Journalism and Sky Sports News Presenter

MSc Sports Journalism graduate Emma Paton now works a sports presenter for Sky News. We caught up with her earlier on this year to find out about her experience as a St Mary's student and her opinons on our Sports Jornalism programme.

St Mary's University Full Graduation Speech | The Body Coach | July 19th 2017

On the 19th of July 2017, alumnus Joe Wicks was invited to give a speech at a graduation ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

Weights & Strength Training | How to Win Like Mo

In his video alumnus Sir Mo Farah returns to St Mary's and shares his strength and conditioning exercise regimen. 


The Joe Wicks Podcast - 13. Sir Mo Farah: Anything is possible in life

Alumnus Joe Wicks chats to his friends about their secrets to living happy and healthy lives. Earlier on in the year, Joe sat dowm with fellow alumnus and Olympian Sir Mo Farah.  
Listen to the full epside on the BBC website

JaackMaate's Happy Hour: TOM GRENNAN - Number 1 Album, Teaching Us To Sing and Awkward Celebrity Stories!

Alumnus Tom Grennan joins hosts Jack and Stevie to reveal the backstory of his Number one album Evening Road, teaches Jack and Stevie how to sing and shares his awkward experiences from a Celeb party!
Listen to the full episode on Spotify 


Radio 1's Future Sounds with Clara Amfo

On her show, alumna Clara Amfo invites the world's biggest and best artists to perform live and chat about their latest music. Mondays - Thursdays at 6pm.
Listen to past shows