UniSport Nationals provides the opportunity for students from more than 40 universities from across Australia to compete head-to-head in a number of sporting competitions. In 2023, the Nationals Division 1 and 2 will return to Gold Coast in September. Standalone events will be held across the country throughout the year.

Join the VU Vultures and compete on the field or court, in the pool or on the slopes - we are always looking for the strongest and most determined competitors to join our teams and bring home the gold. All Victoria University students are eligible to represent the University and you can also volunteer your services in a variety of areas including sports administration, managing and coaching.

Victoria University Basketball Women current National Champions (2022 Nationals Div 1, Perth WA)

2023 University Basketball League Australia

In its third season, the University Basketball League Australia (UBL) will return in 2023 bigger and better due to the addition of two more universities. The season will tip off on 14 March 2023, with nine weeks of home and away games and three weeks of finals, concluding with grand finals on 30 and 31 May 2023. 

2023 fixtures

Find out more about our players, coaches and fixture for 2023.

Cheer on VU at our last home game: 2023 University Basketball League - Pride Round.

Unisport Nationals

Become a Victoria University (VU) Vulture and represent the University at Australia’s premier university sporting competition.

The Unisport Nationals gives you the opportunity to compete against students from 43 other universities across Australia in a number of sports, striving to become a national champion.

  • Australian Rules Football (Men, Women)
  • Badminton (Men, Women)
  • Baseball (Open)
  • Basketball (Men, Women)
  • Beach Volleyball (Men, Women, Mixed)
  • Cheer & Dance (Open)
  • Cycling (Men, Women)
  • Fencing (Men, Women)
  • Football (Men, Women)
  • Handball (Open)
  • Hockey (Men, Women)
  • Judo (Men, Women)
  • Kendo (Open)
  • Lacrosse 5's (Open)
  • Lawn Bowls (Open)
  • Netball (Women, Mixed)
  • Rowing (Men, Women)
  • Rugby 7s (Men, Women)
  • Sailing (Open)
  • Softball (Women)
  • Squash (Men, Women)
  • Swimming (Men, Women)
  • Table Tennis (Men, Women)
  • Taekwondo (Men, Women)
  • Tennis (Men, Women)
  • Tenpin Bowling (Open)
  • Touch (Men, Women, Mixed)
  • Ultimate (Mixed)
  • Volleyball (Men, Women)
  • Water Polo (Men, Women)

Apply for 2023

The 2023 Unisport Nationals will be conducted as a single event and will be held on the Gold Coast QLD from 24 - 30 September. Register your interest to compete at 2023 Nationals and we will be in touch with information about trials, team selection, costs and more event details.

Register your interest

Unisport Nationals Snow

VU students interested in snow sports can represent VU in snowboarding, skiing and cross-country skiing.

It's all the fun and ferocity of the regular Nationals, just on snow! The Nationals Snow event attracts student athletes from all over Australia and for those students that have the skills, it is an event not to be missed.

Sports offered

  • Freestyle: Moguls, Skier Cross, Slopestyle, Rail.
  • Alpine: Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G.
  • Snowboard: Slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G, Boarder Cross, Slopestyle, Rails.
  • Cross country: Individual, Team.

Apply for 2023

In 2023, Nationals Snow will be held at Thredbo NSW from 3 - 7 September. Register your interest to compete at 2023 Nationals Snow and we will be in touch with information team selection, costs and more event details.

Register your interest

 Elite student athlete Harry Laidlaw at Unisport Nationals Snow

Paramedic student Harry Laidlaw's gold medal run at the 2018 Unisport Nationals Snow, Mt Buller.

2023 Southern Shield Netball Tournament

VU is searching for the best student netballers to represent us in the 2023 Southern Shield Netball Tournament.

The tournament will be held on Sunday 20 August 2023 at RMIT's Bundoora Campus. It will be a full day event, with round robin and finals taking place.

We are looking to field both womens and mixed teams.

If you want to be a part of the team, register your interest to receive more information and be invited to team trials.

Register your interest

Unisport National Championships

There are a number of sports that don't fit into the main Nationals or Snow events. These sports cater for the more-unique individual and team sports. The various events are spread over the year, with students from all across Australia competing in their speciality events.

Event Date Location
Triathlon  26 April 2023 St Kilda, VIC
3x3 Basketball 11-13 April 2023 Sydney, NSW
Athletics 19-21 April 2023 Gold Coast, QLD
Swimming 12-14 May 2023 Sydney, NSW
Distance Running 1-2 July 2023 Gold Coast, QLD
Snow 3-7 September 2023 Thredbo, NSW
T20 Cricket TBC TBC
Futsal 10-13 July 2023 Gold Coast, QLD

Apply for 2023

Register your interest to compete at any of the 2023 Unisport National Championships and we will be in touch with more information about team selection, costs and event details.

Register your interest

Become a VU Sport Team Manager

In preparation for 2023 Unisport Nationals, VU is searching for Sport Team Managers to join the Vultures leadership team, recognised under the Student Leadership Framework.

Sport Team Managers will provide assistance in the training and selection of their team, among other responsibilities, including recruitment, planning, team administration and other tasks to get the team ready for competition.

If you are interested in applying for a Sport Team Manager position, please complete the application form online.

Apply for Team Manager

 VU sport team captains and manager

Contact us

For information about representing VU in sport, contact:

Julz Nannetti, Sports Coordinator
Email: [email protected]