We are so excited about our partnership with Hockey Wales

We caught up with Ria Burrage-Male, Chief Exec of Hockey Wales and Laura Fergusson, Head of Markets and Operations at Global Wales to find out why they are so proud of our Welsh men's team heading to the Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar this January, what they love about Wales, and why it's the perfect place for international students to study.

Meet Luke Hawker.

Not only is he Captain of Wales Senior Men’s Hockey team, Luke is also a Commonwealth Games athlete, Director of Hockey, lecturer and Cardiff Metropolitan University alumni... how’s that for a busy schedule!? 

We chatted to Luke to find out how he’s feeling about heading to India for the World Cup, and why he wanted to stay in Wales after graduating.

Meet Jacob Draper, Hockey Wales midfielder who has competed in the Commonwealth Games and represented Team GB in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

We caught up on all things university & sport with the Swansea University graduate, where he shared his thoughts on what makes Wales such a special place to study!

Meet Owain Dolan-Gray

A stalwart of the Senior Men’s squad, Owain has returned home to his roots to study part-time at Cardiff University

Watch the interview to hear Owain’s excitement around the hockey world cup, and why Wales is the perfect place to make your home away from home.

Rupert has been a part of the senior men’s squad since his debut against Spain in 2014. 

The Cardiff University Alumnus has represented Wales at 3 European championships and a Commonwealth Games, and is currently part of the Great Britain squad.

Watch the video to find out Rupert’s feelings around heading to the Hockey World Cup, and how his time at Cardiff University shaped his hockey career.

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