COVID-19 update – UC to become a virtual campus for remainder of Semester One

Due to the escalating COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Canberra will become a virtual campus from midnight on Sunday, 29 March. Earlier last week, UC Sport in conjunction with UniSport and other stakeholders cancelled or postponed any upcoming events in an effort to comply with physical…

UC 7s name team for Round 1 of the Aon University Sevens Series

The University of Canberra Women’s Rugby Sevens (UC 7s) have selected 12 players to kick off the Aon University Sevens Series in Queensland this weekend, 14-15 September.   The team features prominent Wallaroos players Sharni Williams and Yasmin Meakes which will play a big part…

National stars Sharni Williams and Yasmin Meakes join UC7s squad

  The already-packed University of Canberra Women’s Rugby Sevens squad just got even bigger with the allocation of two national team players, Sharni Williams and Yasmin Meakes.   Williams and Meakes are returning to the UC7s for their third Aon University Sevens Series after each…

Five UC athletes to compete at the 2019 Summer Universiade Games

Five University of Canberra athletes will compete in the 2019 Summer Universiade Games to be held over two weeks in July in Naples, Italy.   The Universiade Games is the largest multi-sport international tournament outside the Olympic Games and features almost 10,000 student athletes across…

Ten University of Canberra students awarded Eldon and Anne Foote sporting scholarships

  The pressures associated with being an elite sportsperson while studying and working have the potential to impact on performance, in the pursuit of sporting excellence and academic achievements.   The University of Canberra, regarded as one of Australia’s leading sports universities, has over 130…

Brumbies receive funding to build female changing and bathroom facilities on UC campus

The Brumbies women’s team will soon have changeroom and bathroom amenities at the University of Canberra-based training ground as the government today announced a $200,000 investment.   The Brumbies Super W team have been training at UC since their inception two years ago but have…

UC falls two wins short of a victory over ANU in 2019 Intervarsity Challenge

After two days of competing in 18 games across 27-28 March, the Australian National University has taken the win by only two games against the University of Canberra.   Although a loss, UC Sport is proud of the result and all those who participated, especially…

Information about upcoming UniSport Nationals Events

  A number of different Nationals events (formerly Uni Games) hosted by UniSport Australia are coming up and, as always, UC Sport will be taking a delegation of student athletes to represent the University of Canberra.   See below the preliminary details and how you…

UCVC Women Finish 2nd in 53rd Annual Good Neighbour Volleyball Tournament

Back row:  Jane Morrison, Lauren Quilter, Charli Di Maria, Emily Kalthofen, Alexandra Le-Pham, Lily Wilson Front row: Maddison Milde, Taylor Mamukic, Emma Stanton.     Following just three weeks of preparation,the girls started the event strongly on Saturday winning 3/3 matches, playing local giants Belconnen…

UC elite triathlete, Penny Slater, receives nomination for CBR Athlete of The Year

  After a year consisting of 20 races all over the world, Penny Slater has received a prestigious nomination for the CBR Athlete of The Year in Women’s Sport.   Slater is a 22-year-old off-road triathlete who is currently undertaking a degree in education at…

Mixed results for UC at Nationals Division 1 in Brisbane

  The University of Canberra took 55 students away to Brisbane over September 21-27 to compete in Nationals Division 1 and experienced mixed results across all competitions.   UC had students compete in athletics, rugby 7s, hockey, handball, netball, kendo, swimming and beach volleyball, all chasing…

UC students brave whiteout conditions for a week at Snow Nationals 2018

  The University of Canberra paired with the Australian National University to send students to Mt Buller to compete in the 2018 Snow Nationals between August 28 and September 1.   Over 250 students from 17 universities converged on Mt Buller, where they faced extreme…

UC students win gold and silver at the 2018 World University Championships

  One University of Canberra student has won Gold in Mauy Thai and another student Silver in shooting at the 2018 World University Championships.   Diandra Martin became champion after competing in Thailand from the 23rd-29th July, and Thomas Ashmore performed remarkably in Malaysia over…