Special Olympics signs new partnership with London South Bank University

A woman stands between two men holding a present and smiling for the camera with Special Olympics branding in the background.

Special Olympics Great Britain and Special Olympics Europe Eurasia recently signed an exciting new partnership with London South Bank University (LSBU), one of London’s largest and oldest universities.

The signing of the partnership by Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Regional President and Managing Director David Evangelista, Special Olympics Great Britain CEO Michelle Carney, and Dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences at LSBU Professor Craig Barker took place at a special launch event hosted by LSBU. At the event, guests learned about the work of Special Olympics and how our organisations can collaborate into the future. They also had the opportunity to celebrate Special Olympics 50th Anniversary and enjoy inspiring presentations from Special Olympics Great Britain athletes, Matt Dodds and Mitchell Camp.

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Matt Dodds and Mitchell Camp of Special Olympics Great Britain inspired the audience at recent partnership signing at the London South Bank University (LSBU).

“Special Olympics is the best kept secret of Great Britain and our challenge is to change that. We see this wonderful partnership as a pilot programme that we hope to take across the UK.”
Michelle Carney, CEO of Special Olympics Great Britain

Professor Craig Barker, Dean of the School of Law and Social Sciences in LSBU added, “Opportunities given to our school, students, and faculty through this partnership are phenomenal. We thank you for opening your world to us.”