2016 Eastern University Games
Australian University Sport (AUS) is the peak governing body of university sport in Australia. There are 42 member institutions nationally that AUS provides services to fulfil on the following aims:
- Foster university sport as a relevant and important part of university life
- Facilitate opportunities for students to participate in competitive sport at a regional, national and international level
- Provide national policy in relation to university sport
- Lobby and represent, on behalf of its members, the sporting needs of Australia’s university students.
AUS is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee and has a board of nine to administer and manage the sporting needs for all AUS member institutions. The head office is based in Brisbane with staff also based in regional and event offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and the Gold Coast.
The 2016 Eastern University Games will be held in Wollongong from Sunday 3rd – Thursday 7th July. The University of Wollongong will be the host to the Unigames where sports will be played on campus and in surrounding sporting facilities in Wollongong. The EUGs involve participants from 16 member university and TAFE campuses compete across 18 sports over a four day period. The event is expected to attract over 3,000 participants and 100 volunteers!
The 18 sports include:
- AFL 9s
- Indoor Cricket
- Lawn Bowls
- Table Tennis
- Ten Pin Bowling
Phone: 02 4221 4987