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Team GB Rugby Olympian Daniel Bibby to attend University of Hull Open Day

Team GB rugby sevens star and Olympic silver medallist Daniel Bibby will be joining prospective students at the University of Hull’s November Open Day.

Daniel will be on campus throughout the day and hopes to inspire prospective students, giving them extra encouragement to pursue their future career aspirations; a sentiment which is aligned with his own experiences of university.

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Daniel Bibby will be attending the November 27 Open Day

Daniel is the latest Team GB athlete to be visiting the University campus, with three-time gold medallist Max Whitlock also confirmed for November.

Daniel said: “I have very fond memories of my time at university. It’s how I made it into professional rugby and as a result it’s an experience that has empowered me to become a two-time Olympic athlete.

I am really excited to be joining students at the University of Hull’s Open Day and to speak about my higher education experience as well as my career and journey to the Olympic Games including Rio 2016 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Daniel Bibby

The fly-half, who helped Team GB secure silver in their Rio 2016 Olympic debut, will be attending welcome talks throughout the day as a guest speaker and will be seen around key locations on campus.

Anja Hazebroek, Director of Student Recruitment and Marketing, said: “We are really excited to welcome Daniel Bibby to campus and involve him in our Open Day activities. We hope prospective students will be inspired by his incredible story from university student to Olympic athlete.

The University of Hull can help students find their own extraordinary story and by attending our Open Day we can showcase everything we have to offer so they feel ready to start their journey to an exciting future.

Anja Hazebroek

Director of Student Recruitment and Marketing

Daniel Bibby will be attending the November 27 Open Day. The next Open Day will take place on January 15 2022.

Those attending have the opportunity to take a tour around the University’s campus and accommodation facilities, chat to current students and course tutors, and find out everything the UK’s most affordable city has to offer.

The University also offers a free overnight stay in its accommodation for the day before - or the day of - the Open Day and those travelling more than 20 miles can claim a travel grant.

Visit our Open Day page to find out more.

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