Victoria University’s student athletes are competing at the 2016 Southern University Games on Sunday 3 July – Thursday 7 July in Footscray, Victoria.
VU's Centenary team
VU's 220 student athletes and officials will be proudly wearing their special Centenary year edition VU Sport uniforms.
The VU Vultures are competing at the Southern University Games (SUG) in the sports of:
- Badminton (men and women)
- Basketball (men, 3 teams)
- Basketball (women)
- Cross country
- Football (men)
- Hockey (men and women)
- Netball (women, 2 teams, and mixed)
- Table tennis
- Tenpin bowling
- Touch (mixed)
- Volleyball (men and women).
Follow the VU Vultures and cheer on our student athletes at the Games.
A further 80 student volunteers have been recruited and placed into event delivery internships and key volunteer roles. VU Massage students will be providing complimentary treatments to competitors, adding to the overall event experience and providing students with valuable work integrated learning.
About the Games
This year's SUG will be a fantastic sporting experience for the 2000 student athletes from Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. The friendly, but competitive environment, has universities not just battling for medals and pennants in each of the sport divisions, but for the three peak awards:
- Overall Games Champion
- Per Capita Games Champion
- Spirit of the South Award.
SUG is one of four regional games, held simultaneously across Australia in the lead up to the 2016 Australian University Games (AUG).