Oceania university sports wrap – April 2023

April saw the return of major events in the university sport calendar across the Oceania region with UniSport Australia and University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand holding numerous university sport championships. In addition the annual Pasifika Intervarsity Games were held bringing together Pasifika clubs from across the south east Queensland region. University and Tertiary Sport…

Club of the week – QUT Pasifika Association

Throughout 2023, Oceania will be featuring university clubs from around our region. All clubs are active on their university campuses and in their community. All provide opportunities for their members and unite students during their time at university. Club of the week for 10 April is QUT Pasifika Association. The QUT Pasifika Association encourages a…

Oceania university sports wrap – March 2023

As the academic year began across most university campuses in Oceania, so to did university sport competitions. Australia and Guam are two countries that have been active throughout March, specifically in the sport of Basketball. UniSport Australia launched season two of its competitive University Basketball League (UBL) in early March. The UBL runs for 12…

The University of Auckland men’s football team win FISU Oceania Continental Qualifying event

In a rain affected match in Auckland yesterday (Sunday 27 November), The University of Auckland hosted Western Sydney University in the men’s FISU Oceania qualifying event for the FISU University World Cup Football. Auckland scored first with Western Sydney quickly equalising. The game was evenly poised until a goal keeper error from Western Sydney let…

University of Sydney women’s football team win FISU Oceania Continental Qualifying Tournament

In perfect weather conditions for football, The University of Sydney hosted the University of Canterbury in the women’s FISU Oceania qualifying event for the FISU University World Cup Football. Each team won their respective National University Championship Football titles earning them the right to represent their country in a head to head match played in…