2015 Summer Universiade Gwangju logo

UWA student athletes selected to represent Australia at the World University Games in Korea

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Ten UWA students are among those who have been selected to represent Australia at the 28th Summer World University Games in Gwangju, Korea, from 3-14 July 2015.

Biennial Intervarsity Games 2015 logo

UWA student athletes to take on 5 top Asian Universities at BIG in Hong Kong

Monday, 8 June 2015

A team of nearly 30 UWA students and three staff will be travelling to Hong Kong later this month to take part in the 26th Biennial Intervarsity Games (BIG).

Team UWA women's basketball team with TSWA trophy in 2015

Solid start to Tertiary Sports WA inter-university competition for Team UWA

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

UWA had a solid start to the Tertiary Sports Western Australia inter-university competition, taking home the women's basketball trophy.

Equipment inside the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre

Discover UWA Sports

Monday, 16 February 2015

With new and returning students filling the campus with life, UWA Sports is putting on an exciting range of sports, fitness and recreation activities to enhance the students' academic experience.

Previous scholarship holder & elite athlete Tim Widdicombe rowing the Swan River

UWA Sport Scholarships - now open and close Friday 27 February!

Monday, 16 February 2015

Have you got what it takes to play sport at the highest level? Sport scholarships are designed to support promising student athletes in attaining excellence in their chosen sport while maintaining outstanding academic achievements.

Map of Australia with Australian Flag overlay

Closed for Australia Day, Monday 26 January 2015

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

The UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre and UWA Watersports and Leadership Centre will be closed on Monday 26 January, 2015 for the Australia Day public holiday.

Shortbread Christmas tree

UWA Sport and Recreation Association Christmas Break Opening Hours

Friday, 19 December 2014

The UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre (including courts) will be closed from 12 midday on Wednesday 24 December 2014, and will reopen at 6am on Friday 2 January 2015. All other opening times are as normal.

2014 UWA Sports Awards night

Night of nights for UWA sports athletes, clubs and officials

Friday, 31 October 2014

The University of Western Australia honoured its sporting student athletes, stars, clubs and volunteers at the annual UWA Sports Awards Night on 30 October, with rower and recent graduate Perry Ward named 2014 Sports Star of the Year.

AUS 2014 Team of the Year - UWA Sailing Team

Best in the west - UWA students reclaim national honours for sailing achievements

Friday, 31 October 2014

Several of Australia's leading university sailors have been honoured for their sporting prowess at The University of Western Australia's 2014 Sports Awards in Perth.

UWA Basketball team win gold at Australian University Games

Team UWA trumps other Western Australian Universities at Australian University Games

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Team UWA has returned from the 2014 Australian University Games with the most pennants out of any other Western Australian University.

Jade Lampton winner of Fly competition

Western Waagyls' dreamtime run at National Indigenous Games

Friday, 26 September 2014

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.

National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games

Record turnout of Indigenous students for National Games

Thursday, 18 September 2014

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.

Record turnout of Indigenous students for national games

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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 student competitors in water polo and beach volleyball

Team UWA aiming for gold at Australian University Games

Monday, 11 August 2014

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.

UWA student and swimmer Jessica Pengelly

UWA graduates and student set for Commonwealth Games

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

The University of Western Australia will have one student and two graduates representing Australia when the 2014 Commonwealth Games starts in the Scottish city of Glasgow this Wednesday.

Silver sailing in Italy

Thursday, 10 July 2014

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 students to defend the title of World University Sailing Champions

Thursday, 5 June 2014

UWA students Sam Gilmour, Chris Smith, Adam Negri and Steve Thomas have been selected to represent Australia in the World University Sailing Championships in Italy from 29 June to 5 July.

Australian idol takes China's badminton scene by storm

Thursday, 5 June 2014

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.

Two points away from ultimate victory for KAOS

Thursday, 5 June 2014

The Australian Ultimate Championships were held recently in Sydney with two UWA students selected in the Western Australian teams.

UWA students with national taekwon-do championship medals under their black belts

Thursday, 5 June 2014

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.