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Patrick Rebakis
Nov 23, 2016

2016 - A Stellar Year for Health Sport and Wellbeing

Nov 23, 2016 by Patrick Rebakis

It has been a notable year for Health Sport and Wellbeing at ACU with a total of 4670 students participating in events, programs and activities offered, representing a 27% increase from 2015. This total representation includes gyms memberships, social sport and fitness class participation, club memberships and participants in 25 community events. Within the University Sport arena, ACU Finished 13th overall out of 42 universities at the Australian University Games in Perth. This was a huge ...


Patrick Rebakis
Nov 23, 2016

ACU Elite Athlete Hits Home Run on the World Stage

Nov 23, 2016 by Patrick Rebakis

Jacob Younis, Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science student at Strathfield, has made history in the under-23 Baseball World Cup. Australia claimed silver in Mexico earlier this month after a loss to world number one ranked Japan. Jacob, a member of the Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP), was one of the best players of the tournament, hitting the most runs (17) which sub sequentially landed him a spot in the All-World team. A Penrith local, Younis collected a total of 25 bases whi...


Patrick Rebakis
Nov 23, 2016

EAPP Athlete of the Month - Alana King

Nov 23, 2016 by Patrick Rebakis

Health Sport and Wellbeing ACU student athlete Alana King gives us a fascinating insight on how she is balancing her study and sport commitments and how the EAPP has helped her achieve this. A reminder that applications for 2017 EAPP close on 25 November 2016. Current students should re-apply by online using this application form. 1. What sport do you play? Cricket (Victorian Spirit and Melbourne Stars) 2. Where do you train? MCG 3. What is the worst thing about your sport? It’s a weathe...