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Brendan Hoey
Jun 26, 2017

GWS Giants and the 2017 Toyota Multicultural Festival - Volunteer Positions

Jun 26, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

GWS Giants in collaboration with AFL NSW/ACT will be hosting the 2017 Toyota Multicultural Festival at Cathy Freeman Park, Spotless Stadium on Saturday 29th July starting at 12pm and finishing at 6pm. They are seeking expressions of interest from students who are keen on working at the festival and/or game in a variety of roles. To express your interest, please send an email to Catherine.Rogan@afl.com.au  by 14 July 2017, please also indicate your time availability. Various jobs will be av...


Corinne Blight
May 15, 2017

WSU shines at Intervarsity Sports Day!

May 15, 2017 by Corinne Blight

Last Friday, Western Sydney University athletes attended the Sydney Intervarsity Sports Day hosted by Macquarie University. Over 100 of our awesome student athletes competed in sports ranging from Oz-tag,  Football (Soccer) and Touch Football against other Sydney based universities including: Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE), Australian Catholic University (ACU) and University of New South Wales (UNSW). We were super proud of the team, all competing with impressive comradery ...


Brendan Hoey
May 8, 2017

In The Locker Room With ... Montannah Murray (Marathon Kayaker)

May 8, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

“In the locker room with …”, is a regular series of news articles that will showcase the amazing student athletes that we have amongst our student body here at Western Sydney University. It will allow you to get to know them a little better and give you some insight into the lives of these amazingly talented individuals. This week it is with Montannah Murray (Marathon Kayaker) and we will try to feature a new student each week and ask for you all to get involved by submitting questions you w...


Brendan Hoey
May 3, 2017

Rugby League Universities World Cup

May 3, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

Are you of TONGAN SAMOAN ‐ COOK ISLAND – VANUATU – FIJIAN – SOLOMAN ISLAND ‐ NUIE or NEW ZEALAND heritage? In July this year the Universities world Cup will be played right here in Sydney and for the first time a team representing all the pacific island nations has been included. Selections for this team are now being considered……..So if you are a pacific islander or are of pacific islander heritage and would like to be considered in the Inaugural Pacifica World Cup team simply complete the...


Brendan Hoey
May 1, 2017

In The Locker Room With ... Nicole Morley (Aerobic Gymnast)

May 1, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

“In the locker room with …”, will be a regular series of news articles that will showcase the amazing student athletes that we have amongst our student body here at Western Sydney University. It will allow you to get to know them a little better and give you some insight into the lives of these amazingly talented individuals. Starting with Nicole, we will try to feature a new student each week and ask for you all to get involved by submitting questions you would like to hear answered from ...


Brendan Hoey
Apr 27, 2017

Outstanding Results for our Student Athletes at the Men’s National Netball Championships!

Apr 27, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

Western Sydney University Elite Athletes have secured outstanding results at the National Men's and Mixed Netball Championships on the Gold Coast last week. Sam Glazebrook & Luke Sproats were part of the 3rd placed Under 23’s NSW Men’s team, whilst Steven Brice and Josh Bain were valiant runners up in the Under 20’s NSW Men’s team. Being the 4th time competing in the championships, Sam was no stranger to the event however it was debuts all round for Josh, Luke and Stephen. Glazebrook said,...


Brendan Hoey
Apr 10, 2017

Men's and Mixed National Netball Championships

Apr 10, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

We would like to wish 4 of our very own students best of luck at the upcoming National Men's and Mixed Netball Championships to be held on the Gold Coast from Sunday the 16th - Thursday 20th April. Luke Sproats and Sam Glazebrook will be representing NSW in the under 23's Men's competition and Josh Bain and Stephen Brice will be representing NSW in the under 20's Men's Competition. We wish them all best of luck and hope they bring home some medals. To follow all the action of the National ...


Brendan Hoey
Mar 27, 2017

Cricket NSW Intern Program

Mar 27, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

Cricket NSW are once again looking for intern applicants. The internship works with Game Development Staff who deliver programs to school children.  It is ideal for students who are keen to get a foot in the door of the sports industry at the grassroots level in a world where sports jobs are scarce. They do not offer internships in events, media, journalism or physiotherapy. For more information please check out information PDF and Flyer HERE


Brendan Hoey
Mar 20, 2017

Eastern University Games Trials

Mar 20, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

It's a massive week of trials this week, with so many teams starting to get right into their preparations for the Eastern University Games to be held in Newcastle form the 2nd - 6th of July. Below is a list of all trials scheduled for this week as well as links to both the Facebook and Orgsync event calendars. Please make sure you regularly check these calendars as there may be changes due to the wet weather this week. Facebook Event Calendar Orgsync Event Calendar As always if you have a...


Brendan Hoey
Mar 9, 2017

University Games Trials are starting soon!

Mar 9, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

It's that time of year again, when all student athletes start getting together to trial and train for the best experiences any student can have while studying, University Games! The events calendar is filling up with all the various sport trials coming up from now until the end of April, so be sure to check it out if University Games is something you would like to get involved with this year. Also make sure you fill in the sports expression of interest form (https://orgsync.com/81001/forms/1...


Brendan Hoey
Mar 6, 2017

White Ribbon and Wests Tigers

Mar 6, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

The Rugby League season is here, and this year White Ribbon will again be working with the Wests Tigers to promote the message of gender equality and respect across the community. We would love some White Ribbon supporters to join us before the game on Sunday 12 March at Campbelltown Stadium to help activate the fans and spread the White Ribbon message. This is a great opportunity to engage a male-dominated audience around the White Ribbon message on a day that celebrates Australia’s rich cu...


Brendan Hoey
Feb 28, 2017

University Sport Expressions of Interest

Feb 28, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

We are already getting plenty of expressions of interest in sport for 2017 and it looks like it's going to be a massive year. Trials and training sessions for Uni-Games teams will begin next month and there are a couple of big inter-varsity sports days coming up so the best thing you can do to make sure you don't miss out on any information is to fill out the form if you haven't already (link below) and like us on facebook "Western Sydney University - Sport". https://orgsync.com/81001/form...


Brendan Hoey
Jan 10, 2017

Western Sydney University Sport in 2017

Jan 10, 2017 by Brendan Hoey

Hi Everyone and welcome to 2017. We hope everyone is enjoying their summer break or summer school, which ever it is you are doing and just wanted to let you all know that sport expressions of interest are live on Orgsync (link below). https://orgsync.com/81001/forms/158824 It's just a simple form that you can fill in to let us know what sports you are keen on getting involved with throughout the year. It's going to be a massive year in sport for Western Sydney University with plenty of i...


Brendan Hoey
Oct 31, 2016

Sydney AFL 9's Classic

Oct 31, 2016 by Brendan Hoey

The Sydney AFL 9s Classic is coming up so why not get a team of 10 together and give it a go!   You'll get a shot at some amazing prize money plus a FREE ticket to the 2016 NAB AFL Draft. and the best bit is – you might get to playing on the hallowed turf of the SCG!   To register a team, or for more info on the Classic and the sport of AFL 9s, check out our homepage: http://afl9s.com.au/mcdonalds-afl9s-classic/   Please don’t hesitate to give the event team a call with ...


Brendan Hoey
Oct 5, 2016

Australian University Games Wrap

Oct 5, 2016 by Brendan Hoey

A massive congratulations to all our athletes who gave it their all at the Australian University Games in Perth last week. Plenty of medals were won, new memories, experiences and friendships were created, and no team won the dreaded wooden spoon. Medal Count was: - All 9 of our Taekwondo athletes brought home at least 1 medal each: Gold to Arash Arian, Silver to Hafsah Davids, Arashk Vatandoust and Cenk Sevinc and Bronze to Christopher Yip, Jordan Yip, Hansel Rebello, Devinda Senarath and ...