Campus & social sports

We provide the University community with opportunities to participate in sporting competitions and recreational activities. 

From beginners and social sport players through to elite athletes, we have sport programs to suit all levels of interest and abilities. These include:

  • regular sporting competitions
  • recreational activities
  • just kicking a ball around with your classmates!

Check out the number of competitions you can join as a team or an individual, and find out how you can become more active with a range of free on campus lunchtime sport. 

Lunchtime sport

We believe that being active during a busy day is beneficial to both mental and physical health and can help you achieve your full potential.

Across our campuses, VU Sport offers free opportunities to get active and make new friends in a comfortable and social environment. There is equipment for a variety of sports to select from, so there is something for everyone! 

Victorian International Student Sports Festival

The 2024 Victorian International Student Sport Festival will be held at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre, on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 July.

The event aims to bring together international students from across Victoria and provide them with the opportunity to represent their university, playing badminton, basketball, futsal, table tennis or volleyball.

Each university can enter multiple teams into each sport, providing the opportunity for many international students of all different playing abilities to take part.

Register your interest

Register a team

Get a group of friends together and register a team into one of the regular competitions on campus including:

  • basketball
  • futsal
  • netball
  • dodgeball.

Competitions for adults and juniors run weeknights and weekends.