Representing Victoria University (VU) in sport is an experience not to be missed!

Join the VU Vultures in 2020 and battle it out on the field or court, in the pool or on the slopes at one of the many Unisport Australia events throughout the year. We’re always on the lookout for our strongest and fiercest competitors to join our teams and bring home the gold.

 2018 Nationals Div 1 Basketball Men Champions

Victoria University Basketball Men national champions at 2018 Nationals Div 1, Gold Coast.

Unisport Nationals Div 1 & 2

Become a Victoria University (VU) Vulture and represent the University at Australia’s premier tertiary 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 national champions.

Division 1 & 2

Nationals Div 1 and 2 will both be held in Perth, Western Australia from the 26th September - 2nd October 2020.

More information will be updated closer to the event however if you would like to express your interest and join the Vultures in 2020, complete the registration below.

 

  • Australian Rules Football (Men, Women)
  • Badminton (Men, Women)
  • Baseball (Open)
  • Basketball (Men, Women)
  • Beach Volleyball (Men, Women, Mixed)
  • Cycling (Men, Women)
  • Fencing (Men, Women)
  • Football (Men, Women)
  • Futsal (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)
  • 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)

How to apply

Register your interest to compete at Nationals Div 2 & Div 1 and we will be in touch with information about trials, team selection, costs and more event details.

The 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.

The 2020 Nationals Snow competition will be held at Mt Buller from Sunday 6 September to Thursday 10 September.

How to apply

Register your interest to compete at Nationals Snow, and we will be in touch with costs and more event details.

 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.

2020 National Championships

There are a number of sports that don't fit into the main Nationals Div 1, Div 2 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.

2020 events

  • Triathlon (March) - Mooloolaba QLD
  • Athletics (April) - Brisbane QLD
  • 3x3 Basketball (April) - location to be confirmed
  • Swimming (14-17 May) - Sydney NSW
  • Cheer & Dance (6 August) - Melbourne VIC
  • Cross Country (August) - location to be confirmed
  • Distance Running (September) - location to be confirmed
  • Surfing (October) - location to be confirmed
  • T20 Cricket (22-26 November) - Perth WA

How to apply

Register your interest to compete at any of the Nationals Championships listed above, and we will be in touch with information about trials, team selection, costs and confirmed event details.

2020 University Basketball League

Victoria University is on the hunt for the best male and female student basketball players to represent the University in the 2020 University Basketball League (UBL).

The UBL is a revelation for university sport in Australia. A 10-week tournament played across four regions, culminating in a finals weekend to determine Australia's number one basketball university. 

This is a brand new opportunity for VU students, where all expenses are covered (including interstate travel). The competition will be held from 31 March - 28 May 2020. 

Expressions of interest are open!

If you are a student in 2020 and interested in trialling for the team, please register your interest for the 2020 UBL.

 VU basketball competing at Unisport Nationals

Become a VU Sport Team Manager

In preparation for the 2020 National competitions, 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.

 VU sport team captains and manager

Intervarsity Challenges

Looking to mix your love of sport and having fun with representing your University. In addition to touring and competing at premier championships as part of Unisport Nationals, VU participates in a range of intervarsity challenges against other Victorian Universities, providing students the opportunity to compete locally.

Whether it be a multisport or a sport specific head to head challenge the competitive spirit is still fierce.

Upcoming Challenges:

Dodgeball University Championships
21 - 22 March 2020

Southern Shield Netball Tournament
28 June 2020

How to apply

Contact us at [email protected] to express your interest and to find out more information.

 VU netball women student athletes at nationals

Contact us

For information about representing VU in sport, contact:

Wade Spencer, Sports Officer
Phone: +61 3 9919 4434
Email: [email protected]