Who coordinates team to compete nationals on behalf of UQ?
UQ Sport is the affiliated University Sport organisation, and as such coordinates Team UQ. All enquiries regarding University Sport should be directed to UQ Sport.
When and where are Nationals held?
Nationals events are held at different locations each year. Visit the UniSport Australia website to view the current event calendar.
Who is eligible to compete?
Please refer to the UniSport Australia Eligibility of Competitors policy (PDF).
I have deferred study or I'm about to graduate. Can I still compete?
Please refer to the UniSport Australia Eligibility Guidelines (PDF).
Do I need to qualify?
Please refer to the UniSport Australia Qualification for Participation policy (PDF). In addition to this, UQ Sport may also impose additional qualification rules. Please contact UQ Sport for further information.
How are teams selected?
UniSport Australia sets minimum and maximum team numbers. Where your sport has received many expressions of interest, the Sports Specific Manager will coordinate trials and select a team accordingly. Details on when the trials will be held are posted on the UQ Sport Facebook page.
Do I need to register on the Australian University Sport website?
When do registration open?
How much does it cost and what does the cost include?
Costs change year to year depending on where the competitions are held. Please refer to the UniSport Australia website to view the prices for each competition. Transport, accommodation, playing kit are in addition to this. Each sport has their own designated Sports Specific Manager (SSM) who liaises with UQ Sport to organise transport, accommodation, uniforms etc. The SSM will be able to confirm any additional costs to get you to the event.
How can I pay?
Can i register late?
From 2018, late registrations are NOT accepted.
What happens if I need to withdraw from the event?
In some instances UniSport Australia may refund your registration fee (less an admin fee) on production of a medical certificate. All withdrawals need to be co-signed by UQ Sport. Expenses relating to accommodation, uniforms etc may not be refunded.
What happens if I accidentally register information incorrectly?
Please contact us immediately and provide the correct information. If incorrect information has already been submitted to UniSport Australia, they may charge an administration fee to correct the mistake.
How can I get involved as a sports specific manager?
Sports Specific Managers (SSMs) are the main contact person for each team and must meet criteria as set out in a position description. SSMs are responsible for coordinating their sporting team requirements to compete at an event. It’s a great way to develop leadership and organisational skills that would be beneficial to your resume. Please contact us if you wish to apply.
Who else travels with Team UQ?
For Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 Team UQ will be accompanied by a number of University Team Managers. The number of University Team Managers depends on the size of Team UQ. For other National events, individuals will attend unescorted.
Can I compete in more than one sport, or at both Div 1 and Div 2 Nationals?
Yes, provided the competition schedules don’t clash. This is called a cross registration. Cross registered athletes pay an additional registration fee.
What if my sport isn’t offered at Nationals Div 1 or Div 2?
I'm interested in going, but don't know who to contact?
My question hasn’t been answered, where can I get further information?
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