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.

  • National University Championships Division 1 and 2
  • Nationals Snow
  • National Championships – Individual Events (Triathlon, Orienteering, Distance Running, Rowing, Surfing, T20 Cricket)
  • National Indigenous Games
  • Intervarsity Leagues

Check out the Intervarsity Guide 2019 for information about dates of events throughout the year.

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

National University Championships Division 1 and 2

Gold Coast

National University Championships Division 1: September 28th-October 3rd.
National University Championships Division 2: July 7th-11th.

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. 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!

We’ll be sending the following teams to NUC Division 2 in July:

  • Basketball  (M)
  • Badminton (M)
  • Hockey (W, M)
  • Touch (M)
  • Volleyball (M)
  • Ultimate (M)

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

  • Australian Rules Football (W, M)
  • Baseball (O)
  • Basketball (W)
  • Beach volleyball (W, M, X)
  • Cycling (W, M)
  • Dance (O)
  • Fencing (W, M)
  • Football (W, M)
  • Futsal (W, M)
  • Golf (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)
  • Swimming (W, M)
  • Table tennis (W, M)
  • Taekwondo (W, M)
  • Tennis (W, M)
  • Tenpin (O)
  • Touch (W)
  • Ultimate (W, M) Comp in July Ultimate (X)
  • Volleyball (W)
  • Water polo (W, M)

To find out more information on trials, please contact

Nationals Snow

Thredbo, NSW

25-29th August

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

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- March 17th, Mooloolaba, Gold Coast
  • Nationals Orienteering- September 28th, Wagga Wagga, NSW
  • Nationals Athletics- April 12-14, Sydney NSW
  • Nationals Swimming- May 10-12th, Sydney NSW
  • Nationals League Of Legends- May, Online
  • Nationals 3x3- July, Sydney, NSW
  • Nationals Distance Running – Oct 13th, Melbourne, VIC
  • Nationals Rowing- September 30th-Oct 2, Wyaralong Dam, QLD
  • Nationals Surfing- September 24-26, Sydney, NSW
  • Nationals T20 Cricket- November, Adelaide, SA

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

Perth, WA

23 – 28th June

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.

Intervarsity and Engagement

Check out these events here.

  • Intervarsity Bay Run- Free Event- May 3rd
  • UTS Sport Movie Night- Free Event to watch Coach Carter on the Big Screen- May 25th
  • State of Origin- Free Event- June 3rd
  • Blackmores Running Festival- Exclusive UTS package- Sept 16th

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.