Tuesday, 13 December 2016 2:49pm
Naomi Ireland BPhEd 2014, BCom 2016 attended the International University Sports Federation forum in Montpellier, France in July 2016.
As the student representative for the University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand, Naomi discussed the need for greater sporting leadership opportunities for students.
Following on from the forum, a New Zealand university student-athlete commission has been established, with Naomi being selected as chairwoman.
The commission will endeavour to assist elite student-athletes who currently face challenges balancing their tertiary study and training commitments.