The world celebrates the International Day of University Sport (IDUS) annually on 20 September. This event is an official proclaimed day by UNESCO and celebrations occur across the Pacific. To learn more about IDUS visit the FISU website. You can also keep up to date with Oceania events via our social networks.
The FISU Summer World University Games are held every two years (on the odd year). This global event is a celebration of international university sports and culture. It attracts thousands of student-athletes to compete in up to 15 sports across 12 days of competition. It is one of the worlds largest multi sport events.
The next Summer FISU World University Games will be held in Chengdu China and due to the global pandemic, the event will not be held in 2021. The event has been postponed to 2022 with official dates announced soon.
The World University Championships are single sport events held every two years (on the even year). They are a mix of individual/team sports, indoor/outdoor sports, combat sports, mind sports and summer/winter sports. Each championship is held in the host city and organised by an appointed organising committee under the guidelines of FISU Championships. Currently there are 32 individual championships however this number may change.
Many championship events have been attributed for 2022 and 2024. To see what sports are available in 2022 and 2024 visit the FISU website. If you are interested in participating, contact your National University Sports Federation for more information.
University World Cup events are held for the sports of 3×3 Basketball, Combat Sports, Football (Soccer) and Rugby 7s, with more sports being added in the future. Teams qualify via their Continental Federation qualification tournaments. For more information about the world cup events, visit the FISU website.