The Case for Change
Transitioning from the Australian University Games to a divisional, national championship model
The decision to introduce change to the Australian University Games event delivery model stems from a number of drivers, including evidence from substantial research and extensive member consultation. The paper also discusses several external drivers as well as opportunities presented by the changing nature fo the broader Australian sporting landscape.
Repositioning UniSport Australia
UniSport Australia's Strategy 2020 outlines an ambitious agenda reflecting confidence, that in partnership with members, we can continue to elevate the relevance, value and importance of university sport and enhance the quality of the higher education experience, while contributing to students' health, fitness and wellbeing. Ultimately, this will support the development of well-rounded graduates, with skills and attributes beyond the classroom, ready to pursue a fulfilling future balancing work and life.
Participation Plan 2020
Building the value of sport in the higher education sector
The change to a divisional, national championship model has created a participation gap at member university campuses. With a focus on the elite and sub-elite student-athlete representing their university, many students will no long have the option to represent their university in a meaningful competition.
Participation Plan 2020 outlines how UniSport Australia and its members will continue to build the value of sport in the higher education sector.