Intervarsity Sport

Want to compete against the best other universities have to offer? Represent your university at a competitive level and join Team UTS in one of our teams at the National University Championships (formerly known as Australian University Games), the National Snow Championships or one of the stand-alone competitions for Triathlon, Orienteering, Distance Running, Rowing, Surfing and T20 Cricket. With over 40 sports a year to choose from, there’s something for everyone!

UTS has a very successful history in intervarsity sport, going from strength to strength each year and culminating in doing the double in 2017 – winning both the Australian University Games, and the 2017 Australian University Sport Overall Champion trophy! We achieved a record breaking top 3 places across our sports.

Stay tuned for the release of the 2020 Intervarsity Guide for information about dates of events throughout the year.

For information on trials or further questions, please email unisport@uts.edu.au or like our Facebook page UTS Sport for regular updates.

National University Championships
Division 1 and 2 Perth | 26th September – 2nd October

The National University Championships is the premier sports event on the intervarsity calendar, with all 42 Universities across Australia competing against each other in over 30 sports to see who will be crowned the National Champion. By being a member of our National Championship teams you will get to train and develop your skills, make friends, travel to different parts of Australia and create memories to last a lifetime. UTS has consistently performed to the highest standard winning the overall championship in 2016, 2017, and a record-breaking 26 teams in the top 3 placings for 2018 and an overall finish in 4th place in 2019. If you are a UTS student and love your sport, then getting involved at the National University Championships is a must! Trials for all sports will be held throughout the year, so be sure to stay in touch with UTS Sport on Facebook, and don’t miss out on what is commonly said to be the best week of your university life!

There are many sports to choose from for NUC Division 1 & 2 in September, and UTS will be sending the following teams for:

Division 2

  • Basketball (M)
  • Badminton (M)

Division 1

  • Australian Rules Football (W,M)
  • Baseball (O)
  • Basketball (W)
  • Beach Volleyball (W,M,X)
  • Cycling (W,M)
  • Fencing (W,M)
  • Football (W,M)
  • Futsal (W,M)
  • Handball (X)
  • Judo (W,M)
  • Kendo (W,M)
  • Lawn Bowls (O)
  • Netball (W, X)
  • Rugby 7’s (W,M)
  • Sailing (O)
  • Softball (W)
  • Squash (W,M)
  • Table Tennis (W,M)
  • Taekwondo (W,M)
  • Tennis (W, M)
  • Tenpin (O)
  • Touch Football (W,M)
  • Ultimate (W,M, X)
  • Volleyball (W,M)
  • Water polo (W,M)
  • To find out more information on trials, please contact unisport@uts.edu.au

    Nationals Snow
    Mt Buller, Victoria | 6th-10th September

    Do you regularly head down south for ski trips? Have you raced competitively at the snow? Then come and represent Team UTS at the Nationals Snow. A variety of events are offered across all disciplines of skiing, boarding and cross country. Events include:

    • Cross Country Individual
    • Cross Country Relay
    • Slalom Ski/Board
    • GS Ski/Board
    • Super G Ski/Board
    • Rails Ski/Board
    • Slopestyle Ski/Board
    • Moguls Ski
    • Boarder Cross
    • Skier Cross

    For more information, email unisport@uts.edu.au

    National Championships – Individual Events

    As well as the NUC Division 1 and 2 competitions, there are also a number of individual National Championships that are held at different times and locations throughout the year, holding just as much importance. These events include:

    • Nationals Triathlon - 15th March | Mooloolaba, QLD
    • Nationals Orienteering - TBC
    • Nationals Athletics - 3rd - 5th April | Brisbane, QLD
    • Nationals Swimming - 14th May - 17th May | Sydney, NSW
    • Nationals League Of Legends - TBC
    • Nationals 3x3 Basketball - 16th - 17th April | Canberra, ACT
    • Nationals Distance Running - TBC
    • Nationals Surfing - TBC
    • Nationals T20 Cricket - 22nd - 26th November | Perth, WA

    A combination of these, and the NUC Division 1 results are tallied up at the end of each year to determine the Australian University Sport Overall Champions.

    National Indigenous Games
    Newcastle, NSW | 28 June –2nd July

    The National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG) began in 1996 as a joint class project between thirteen students enrolled in a Diploma of Aboriginal Studies (Community Recreation) at the then Wollotuka School for Aboriginal Studies, The University of Newcastle.

    UTS Sport Merchandise

    There is a variety of merchandise available at the UTS Sport Office for purchase. Visit us in Building 4, Level 2 next to ActivateFit.Gym.