The University of Canberra offers additional support and resources to athletes who undertake their studies while continuing to train and participate in sport as an elite athlete.

To qualify for the Elite Athlete Program, students must meet the criteria set out by the Australian Sporting Commission guidelines or fall under one of the recognised sporting organisations as recognised under the Elite Athlete Friendly Universities (EAFU) Agreement.

Through UC Sport, Elite Student Athletes are also entitled to a free UC Fit! gym membership, invitations to exclusive events and consideration for the UC Sport Ambassador Program. To find out more, please email 

As the Elite Athlete Program is administered through the Student Welfare Office you can apply for the program by clicking here.