“I was extremely proud when finding out I had achieved First Class Honours in my degree,” she said. “It was great to know that all my hard work over the last 3 years had paid off! Getting a First Class degree was always an aspirational goal for me so to achieve this was an amazing feeling.”
Melissa is staying in education, moving on to study for an MRes in Sport and Exercise Science.
“My research is going to focus on optimising sports performance in the heat,” she said. “Alongside my studies at the University, I will be taking part in undergraduate practical sports science teaching sessions in my role as a post graduate teaching assistant. I also hope to work towards becoming a BASES accredited sports scientist.”
And Melissa said that she decided to study at the University of Worcester having attended an Open Day.
“Staff members and student ambassadors were all so friendly and welcoming, sports facilities such as the University Arena were amazing, and the city is beautiful which was a bonus.”
Sport & Exercise Science at Worcester