The Sports Talent Program, in coordination with the different Schools, offers a comprehensive attendance to student accompanying him in improving his development professional, academic, sports and staff, so that he can successfully combine the academic load with the competition sports internship .
In most cases, making a university degree program compatible with the sports internship of high performing is not easy. In addition to the ordinary load of study, internships and academic work , exams, etc., there is a demanding weekly training schedule and weekend travel to participate in competitions. It is common, therefore, to find situations of overlap between both activities: academic and sporting.
Study and sport
The aim is for the student to successfully complete their university studies within the planned number of years. In order to be able to renew in the Programme, the student is obliged to obtain a good academic and sporting performance. To this end, the School, the Sports Club and the Sports Talent Programme itself will provide personalised financial aid support.
training and networking
Programme students have priority access to the activities and training events with top-level managers and athletes organised by the Centre for Olympic Studies.
Alumni Sports Talent
The students of the Programme, once they have finished their university studies, can continue at contact through the network of alumni de Talento Deportivo.
The Program seeks to make the Education university compatible with competitive sport by integrating all its strata and agents: Professors, Coaches, Tutors, Doctors etc., helping the student in their university experience.
Talento Deportivo aims to forge leaders and for this purpose it has at its disposal a whole training programme in Olympic values, together with a wide network of contacts in the sports field that can help you in your integral development as a person, professional and sportsman or woman.
The university experience does not end when you finish your studies. Alumni Talent for Sport financial aid maintains contact through a specific programme of annual meetings and collaboration with the Talent for Sport Programme.
More information about Talento Deportivo
- financial aid personalized to the student so that he can combine his university programs of study with the competition sports internship .
- advisor School. The student will have at School a advisor (Coordinator of programs of study) that will mediate with the professors of each subject regarding changes of practices and exams, etc.
- advisor Sports Talent. The student will have a advisor of Sports Talent Program that will mediate with the coach, the Federation and other agents in the sports field.
- Free medical service (doctor specialized in Sports Medicine): periodic control, stress tests, rehabilitation and physiotherapy for injuries occurring during the school period (up to a maximum of 3 free physiotherapy sessions) and always according to the doctor's criteria, etc.
- Personalized Nutrition and Sports Nutrition Program: access to the program developed by School of Pharmacy and Nutrition (limited places exclusively for members of the Sports Talent Program).
- Priority access to the training plan of the Olympic programs of study Center.
- Participation and funding, according to specialization program and budget available , in the National University Championships.
- Credits ECTS credit: 2 credits (elective) per course up to a maximum of 6 credits in total per Degree.
- Free gym: free access to the UNAV Gym (Pamplona).
- Access to the network of contacts of the Alumni Sports Talent Programme.
- Attend classes and training sessions scheduled by their School and by their Sports Club.
- To represent the University of Navarra in university competitions for which he/she is required.
- Participate in the training sports activities of the Olympic programs of study Center (minimum three sessions per year).
- Commitment to the promotion of Fair Play.
- Follow the physical and medical recommendations of their Sports Club and the Talent Sports Programme doctor.
- Communicate to advisor of Sports Talent the incidents that affect the development of the programme.
- Provide, where appropriate, academic information to advisor of Sports Talent.
UNIVERSITY CHAMPIONSHIPS OF SPAIN
In the 2023-2024 academic year, thanks to the partnership of Caja Rural de Navarra, the students of the Sports Talent Program and who opt to participate in the Spanish University Championships with their corresponding sports club or with one of the University of Navarra, will have an economic financial aid to cover the cost of travel and accommodation.
apply for To do so, they should send their participation to Sports Service, who, depending on the sport, dates and place of competition, will quote the trip through the travel agency of El Corte Inglés and will analyze the amount required on a case-by-case basis. This amount, approved by both parties, will be transferred to a Caja Rural account held by the student.
Travel (or, if applicable, mileage) will be paid for and accommodation the days necessary to compete. After the competition the student will make a report justifying the actual expenses. Meals and public transportation expenses will not be considered eligible.
TESTIMONIALS FROM STUDENT ATHLETES
Iosu Múgica - Philosophy y Letras - Soccer
"For me, sport is the perfect complement to studying, because it allows me to rest my brain while exercising the rest of my body's muscles. It is also a motivation to be able to train or play soccer after a long day at university, and the illusion in which I try to shelter myself when things get complicated and I need motivation."
Ainhoa Pinto - Journalism - Triathlon
"Combining training and programs of study gives me the routine I need to give my all in both journalism and triathlon. By studying I rest my body and training I forget about the books".
Sonia framework - Economics - Padel
"With perseverance and work you can go very far both at staff, work ... The sport financial aid you to strengthen this habit."
Sandra Lopez - FCOM - Archery
"Archery has helped me to know how to be constant. Combining it with programs of study means planning well, making an effort and learning that this applies to all areas of life".
Ambar Rodríguez - Tecnun - Gymnastics
"Sports for me is an escape from all the stress and overwhelm of college, it calms me down and gives me the strength and discipline it takes to keep going."
Carlota Rosso - Tecnun - Volleyball
"Sport involves me organizing my study time very well and making the most of every minute."
Natalia Carballo - Architecture - Swimming
"For me, sport is a way to clear my mind, it allows you to rest mentally, reset and regain strength. It also requires a commitment that influences all aspects outside of the sport itself."
Alina Gaynullina - Economics - Pistol shooting
"For me, combining sport and degree program means increasing self-control, being able to disconnect from programs of study and having a clear mind, being more productive in my day-to-day life. The two things complement each other perfectly and have a positive influence on each other".
Ignacio Fernández - Pharmacy - Soccer
"For me, the truth is that the fact of combining sport and study gives me a lot of stability, makes me manage my time more effectively, because sometimes the more time you have, the less you value it and the more it is wasted. Therefore, although sometimes it costs a lot of effort, it is certainly worth it".
Pedro Sarobe - Economics - Basketball
"The sports internship is a factor core topic for my academic performance, as this financial aid me to reduce accumulated stress."
"To combine sport with study means to continue doing what I am passionate about, without leaving aside what will train me for the future."
Lorena Casado - Medicine - Basketball
"Doing sports and going to training educates us from a young age to be consistent and have organization, as well as learning to have priorities."
Igor Colina - Tecnun - Judo
"For me the sport, even though it "takes away" a lot of study time, financial aid helps me to organize my ideas and carry all the energy I've always had inside me.
Arantza Arrizurieta - Science - Archery
"In training and competitions, I put on internship my concentration, organization, introspection, perseverance, etc. Enhancing them in a convenient way for my programs of study".
Guillermo Pérez - Education - Handball
"For me, combining sports with academics is more than difficult, it's necessary; I can't have a normal daily routine if I don't train. There are times when it is a little more difficult when you are in exams, but you have to make time for everything".
Ekai Morrás - Pharmacy - Cycling
"Every day is a different goal in which you have to know what decisions to make and decide what to give more importance to at that moment, whether to study or to sport."
Javier Ripa - Education - Soccer
"For me, sport is everything, I financial aid mentally to escape from the programs of study. I also believe that in order to lead a good educational life, you have to do sports. It's absolutely necessary and you can always find time for everything".
Clara López - Medicine - Finswimming
"For me, training since I was little, following a routine, working hard and giving my all every day is what has made me who I am. I have learned that effort and commitment are always rewarded, win or lose."
Sofia Solntseva - Science - Swimming
"For me, being able to combine programs of study and swimming is what has taught me the most to never give up and to keep fighting for my dreams. Besides, being able to do every day what I like the most makes me perform better in the programs of study".
Nahia Magdaleno - Pharmacy - Speed skating
"Having an hour of training in the afternoons financial aid me to keep me motivated to study and have everything ready for that time, so I can make the most of my afternoons."
Ana Armendariz - Right - Sky traverse
"To excel, to get the best out of myself, in sports, in the programs of study, in my life."
Patricia Sobrón - Education - Basketball
"Compatibilizing degree program and programs of study has been, in my case, the best way to organize myself, to make an effort and to demand from myself. I have never studied without doing sports at the same time, I don't know how to do it any other way and I don't want this to change. The time I dedicate to training gives me much more than it takes away, and at degree program , being able to relax like this has been a great advantage".
Maitane Vilariño - Sciences - Soccer
"It's a very big sacrifice and very mentally and physically exhausting, but it's worth doing."
Martín Fuentes - Communication - Soccer
"For me, combining sport with programs of study is a two-way outlet that allows me to split my concentration and get more out of those two areas."
Marina Montane - Education - Ski
"In my case, sport helps me every day to clear my head when I stop studying, and to know that with good organization you can get to everything".
Mara Galán - Nursing - Handball
"Para mí el balonmano es mi momento de desconexión y disfrute, me da vitalidad para poder volver a los estudios con fuerza".
Ingrid Escuer - Science - Karate
"Practicing sport at this level helped me financial aid to better organize my day-to-day life and to know how to plan a to-do list taking into account my priorities."
Ane Pilar Dávila - Nursing - Paddle Tennis
"Doing sports gives me a "plus", financial aid to know what is sacrifice, effort, capacity for suffering... and all this can be transferred to academic life. Therefore, I think that playing sports and competing financial aid me at all levels, including academically. In addition, sport makes me more organized. Sport, both during the course and during exams, financial aid me to clear my head and as a method of disconnection, increasing my concentration when I go back to study".
Miriam Irurzun - Nursing - Roller Hockey
"Sport is essential to know how to organize myself in my day to day, because when I miss it I tend to do nothing, and also to be able to get rid of the stress of studying. It is also part of me, of my nature, I have been practicing it all my life and I have always lived like that and it would be a big change not to be able to do it and I don't know how I would tolerate it and how it would influence me emotionally and therefore academically".