The Gold Coast is one of the hosts of the popular Australian University Games. In 2016 the event was hosted in Perth and, in 2017, the event will be back on the Gold Coast.
The Australian University Games was first held in Brisbane in 1993; with the Australian University Games moving locations around Australia every year. With a number of individual and team sports, this is a major event of the region, with a large number of teams taking part from various universities all around Australia.
Australian University Games 2017 Gold Coast Dates
The games offer a competitive yet friendly environment for all contenders to test their skills against each other. It is also considered as one the flagship events for colleges and universities in Australia.
Some of the events included in the Games include; Athletics, AFL, Badminton, Golf, Volleyball, Hockey, Cycling, Sailing, Swimming, Tennis and Cricket. There are over 30 different sports that form part of the competition of the Australian University Games.
As a renowned sporting event with Olympics standards, this event offers the perfect opportunity for all new university-level athletes. Whether or not you are competing, you’ll enjoy this amazing event, boasting a number of group and individual sports.