At 26, Georges Julien Paul still has many years of badminton ahead of him, but the Mauritian also has a backup plan for his post-playing career.
While he is fully committed to life as a badminton player, he is also keen on furthering his studies in preparation for his post-playing career. With that in mind, he has enrolled for the PGCert in International Sport Management, on a full scholarship granted by the BWF in association with the World Academy of Sport which starts in September 2022.
Member Associations and National Para Badminton Associations are invited to submit applications for the Bachelor of International Sport Management degree programmes for 2023.
In celebration of the International Youth Day this month, here is the update on the BWF-WAoS Athlete Certificate Scholarship programme.
Application process for the BWF Research Grant 2022/23 started on 14 March and ended on 30 May 2022.
In conjunction with the Oceania Para Badminton Championships in Melbourne, Australia in July, a BWF Para Badminton National Level 1 Classifier Workshop was held.
While young people worldwide are engaged in badminton through the Shuttle Time schools programme, BWF’s educational work with younger players merits attention on International Youth Day.
As part of World Badminton Day festivities, BWF took AirBadminton to the city of Hamburg, to celebrate the inaugural occasion with an AirBadminton Urban Series test event.
Participants from across Europe came together at Badminton Europe’s Centre of Excellence in Holbaek, Denmark for the World Academy of Sport’s Player Pathway Programme from 7–9 June. On top of that, BWF has recently launched the Introductory Marketing & Communication’s Course (Online) to strengthen Member Association’s marketing and communications processes.