Two UWA teams named after the snakelike Dreamtime creature the Waagyl have swept the annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG) for the second year in a row, taking out first and third places.
More than 350 Indigenous tertiary students from 21 universities around Australia will be welcomed to The University of Western Australia this Sunday September 21 when UWA hosts the 19th annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games.
More than 350 Indigenous tertiary students from 21
universities around Australia will be welcomed to The University of Western
Australia on Sunday 21 September when UWA hosts the 19th annual
National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG).
Team UWA is ready to bring
the best form the west, with team members from nationally-ranked to first-time competitors
training over the winter to get ready for the 2014 Australian University Games
(28 September to 3 October) in Sydney, New South Wales.
In challenging wind conditions on Lago di Ledro, Italy, UWA students Sam Gilmour (skipper), Steve Thomas, Adam Negri and Chris Smith have won the silver medal at the 7th World University Match Racing Championships. The team represented Australia as part of a four-team contingent from Australia (2 open teams and 2 women's teams) and were defending the title after winning in Nice, France in 2012.
UWA Arts and Law student and recipient of the 2013 Prime Minister's Australia Asia Scholarship, Elliott Clutterbuck, who is currently a visiting scholar to Tsinghua University School of Law (China) has become something of a celebrity in China's badminton world.
After starting off the year strong with wins at the Mid-West Championships and local competitions, UWA students Tarquin Betuel and Lukas Kuster have claimed medals at the 2014 ITF Taekwon-Do Australian National Championships.
The University of Western Australia's School of Indigenous Studies and UWA Sports are proud to be hosting the 2014 National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG), which are returning to Perth for the third time.
played host to the Taekwon-do Mid-West Regional Championships held on Saturday 23
March, which saw 95 competitors including two UWA students who won a total of
five gold medals and one silver in a display of discipline, skills and sportsmanship.
University of Western Australia has reached another milestone in its four-year,
$1 million equipment upgrade to its Recreation and Fitness Centre at The
University's Crawley campus.A $100,000
investment toward the latest milestone has seen the installation of 18 new
machines in the facility, including treadmills, cross trainers, incumbent bikes
and a grinding machine.
Find out how you can be a part of Team UWA for the 2014 Australian University Games (AUG/Uni Games) at the Team UWA information session to be held on Thursday 27 February from 1-2pm in the Octagon Theatre.
Elliot Clutterbuck, UWA Arts/Law student, Sport Scholarship
recipient, Australian University Games competitior and World University 2012
Badminton Championships participant can now add recipient of the 2013 Prime
Minister's Australia Asia Award to his list of achievements.