UTS is a member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network, which means elite athletes have access to appropriate support services, helping facilitate academic success.
As a member of the EAFU Network, UTS will attempt to assist athletes in the following areas:
Assessment – assistance with assignment extension requests and defer exam requests
Timetable/study planning - helping to find best fit for sporting and academic commitments
Examinations – assistance negotiating location and supervision arrangements
Elite Athlete Program (EAP)
A considerable fund has been established by ActivateUTS to
provide support to high achievers in a wide range of sporting pursuits.
ActivateUTS has three programs to support athletes of UTS:
Elite Athlete Program;
Emerging Athlete Program; and
EAP Housing Scholarship
Value & Duration
Each scholar in the Elite Athlete Program will receive:
Financial assistance in the form of a cash grant, depending on performance
Free use of ActivateFit on Harris and Consultation and Programming services
Subsidised fees when competing for UTS in University Sporting Competitions
Assistance with Academic matters via the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network
If you would like further information on sport-specific criteria for
the Elite and Emerging Athlete program, please contact Aimee Purcell.
Contact details are available below.
You may be eligible for a UTS sporting scholarship if you:
Are an enrolled UTS student
Compete in a sport at a representative, State or National level
ActivateUTS Board reserves the right in special circumstances to grant a
scholarship to students who do not meet the above eligibility criteria. UTS Elite and Emerging Athlete Scholars requirements:
Maintain a minimum academic level of 'pass' for all subjects
Compete for a representative UTS sporting team, where relevant
Become a member of a UTS sporting club, where relevant