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 Elite Athlete Education Network (EAEN), UTS will attempt to assist athletes in the following areas:
Assessments – assistance with assignment extension requests and negotiating examination arrangements
Timetable/study planning - helping to find best fit for sporting and academic commitments
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
High Performance Program
Value & Duration
Depending on their level of representation, UTS Elite Athlete Program Scholars may be eligible for:
Financial assistance in the form of a cash grant, depending on performance
Free use of ActivateFit.Gym
Full access to the UTS EAP Private Strength and Conditioning Gym
Free access to the UTS Strength and Conditioning Department
Subsidised fees when competing for UTS in University Sporting Competitions
Assistance with Academic matters via the Elite Athlete Friendly University Network
Note: If you would like further information on sport-specific criteria for the Elite and Emerging Athlete program, please contact Rachael Simmons. 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 with competitive selection.
The 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