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’re looking to do the same in 2018, and need your help to do it.

  • 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 24th-27.
National University Championships Division 2: July 2nd- 5th.

The National University Championships (NUC) are the biggest sporting events on the intervarsity Calendar.

In 2017 UTS took out the title for the first time in history, and in 2018 will be looking to defend this crown! 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 life time.

The competition works on a relegation/promotion system between the Division 1 and 2 competitions – this year we have 5 teams that will be fighting it out at the Division 2 competition, for a place in the premier division in 2019.

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

  • Basketball  (M)
  • Hockey (W, M)
  • Touch (X)
  • 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)
  • Athletics (W, M)
  • Badminton (W, M)
  • Baseball (M)
  • Basketball (W)
  • Beach volleyball (W, M, X) (Div 1 & 2)
  • Cycling (W, M)
  • 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) (Div 1 & 2)
  • Sailing (O)
  • Softball (W)
  • Squash (W, M)
  • Swimming (W, M)
  • Table tennis (W, M)
  • Taekwondo (W, M)
  • Tennis (W, M)
  • Tenpin (O)
  • Touch (W, M)
  • Ultimate (W)
  • Volleyball (W, M)
  • Water polo (W, M)

To find out more information on trials, please contact

Nationals Snow

Mt Buller, Victoria

28th August- 1st 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. We’ve had a great time in the past carving up the snow, finishing second overall in 2017 and are ready to go one better in 2018!
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 11th, Mooloolaba, Gold Coast
  • Nationals Orienteering- March 10th and 11th, Monash University Melbourne
  • Nationals Distance Running – variety of times and locations, check in with UTS Sport for further information.
  • Nationals Rowing- 24th-27th September, Wyaralong Dam
  • Nationals Surfing (TBC) and
  • Nationals T20 Cricket (TBC)

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. In 2018, UTS will be aiming for a three-peat of this title, having won overall for the last two years.

National Indigenous Games


25th – 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.

In 2018, Macquarie University will host the Games from 25 June - 28 June in Sydney, NSW.

Intervarsity Leagues

In 2018 UTS will be participating in a range of Sydney Intervarsity Leagues with our neighbouring universities. Sports include, Tennis, 3 x 3 Basketball and others - stay in touch with UTS Sport if you would like further information.