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

Compete against student athletes from across Australia at the UniSport Nationals, Nationals Snow or National Championships.

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 is the new representative sport model replacing the University Games program. It gives you the opportunity to compete against students from 43 other member universities across Australia in a number of sports.

Division 1

Teams must qualify to compete in Nationals Division 1 via a top ten finish at the previous year's competition, or promotion from the Nationals Division 2 event.

The 2018 Nationals Division 1 competition was held on the Gold Coast in September.

Legend: W - Women; M - Men; X - Mixed; O - Open

  • Australian rules football (W, M)
  • Athletics (W, M)
  • Baseball (M)
  • Basketball (W, M)
  • Beach volleyball (W, M, X)
  • Cheer and dance
  • Cycling (W, M)
  • Fencing (W, M)
  • Football (M)
  • Golf (W, M)
  • Judo (W,M)
  • Kendo (W,M)
  • Netball (X)
  • Rugby 7's (W, M)
  • Sailing (O)
  • Swimming (W, M)
  • Table tennis (W, M)
  • Taekwondo (W, M)
  • Tenpin (O).

Division 2

Nationals Division 2 includes all the sports that did not qualify for the Nationals Div 1 competition - i.e. those that finished 11th or lower at the previous year’s competition.

The 2018 Nationals Division 2 competition was held on the Gold Coast in July.

Legend: W - Women; M - Men; X - Mixed; O - Open.

  • Badminton (W, M)
  • Football (W)
  • Futsal (W, M)
  • Handball (X)
  • Hockey (W, M)
  • Lawn Bowls (O)
  • Netball (W)
  • Tennis (W, M)
  • Touch (W, M, X)
  • Ultimate (W, M)
  • Volleyball (W, M)
  • Water Polo (W, M).

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 to engage and participate in snow sports.

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 2018 Nationals Snow competition was held at Mt Buller in August and September.

Paramedic student Harry Laidlaw won the Giant Slalom at the National Alpine Championships in 2017.

National Championships

The National Championships have events throughout the year, with students from all across Australia competing in unique individual and team sports.

These standalone events give you the opportunity to represent VU and compete at a national level in a number of different sports.

2018 events

  • Triathlon
  • Surfing
  • Rowing
  • Distance running
  • 3x3 basketball
  • T20 cricket.

Expressions of interest

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 event details.

Contact us

For information about representing VU in sport, contact:

Wade Spencer, Sports Officer
Phone: +61 3 9919 4434
Email: wade.spencer@vu.edu.au