Aldi UK Partnership with Saints Sport
Aldi UK has renewed its Sport Sponsorship deal with Saints Sport for the 2021-2022 academic year. The sponsorship deal will provide opportunities for Aldi UK to support the career progression of St Andrews students and help them onto their chosen career pathway by providing opportunities to deliver themed workshops and participate in the University’s work shadowing programme.
As the UK’s 5th largest supermarket giant, Aldi’s expansion across the UK since 1990 has proven popular with almost 1000 stores open. Most recently Aldi was voted by students and Graduates in the top 50 employers out of Guardians UK 300 businesses, placing 5th in The Times top 100 employers and also named Graduates choice in The Times graduate recruitment awards 2021.
Aldi UK has been the lead sponsor for the University of St Andrews Rugby Programme since 2014, enhancing their support in 2021 to include title sponsorship of our Saints Leaders Programme, now titled the Aldi Leaders Programme.
Rugby is one of the University’s leading sports clubs and one of a small number of targeted performance programmes at St Andrews. Many of the club’s 200 members commit fully to the performance programme, which helps foster key attributes that employers like to see in their graduates, such as self-determination, drive, leadership, organisation, and vital social skills.
Richard Holloway, Managing Director, ALDI said:
“We are pleased to continue our sponsorship with St Andrews Rugby for our eighth year, and our partnership has extended further this year to create The Aldi Leaders Programme. It is an exciting opportunity for the business to support students to develop their leadership and employability skills for their future careers”