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The UniSport Div 1 Nationals event is the premier tertiary sporting competition held annually. Div 1 is supported by a number of National Sporting Organisations and provides an opportunity for student athletes to compete against some of the best athletes in the country while representing their University. Eligible teams must gain qualification to this event via the previous years' results.
High Performing and Elite Athletes are encouraged to register for Div 1 Nationals. Funding up to 100% is available to successful applicants.
Event dates: Sunday 29 September to Friday 4 October, Gold Coast QLD.
RMIT has qualified for Div 1 Nationals in 2019 for the sports listed below.
The following teams are currently in contention to represent RMIT at Div 1 Nationals:
Beach Volleyball Men, Mixed & Women*
Cycling Men and Women
Fencing Men and Women
Golf Men and Women
Netball Women and Mixed
Rowing Men and Women
Tennis Men and Women
Unfortunately RMIT will not fielding the following teams this year. If your sport is listed below make sure you check back again next year as demand for different sports changes from year to year.
Cheer and Dance**
Rugby 7s Men* and Women
Table Tennis Men and Women
Waterpolo Men and Women*
^ Martial arts sports are a two day event (Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 September)
* Beach Volleyball Women, Rugby 7s Men and Waterpolo women is a Div 2 sport, held in the Div 1 event
** Cheer and Dance is a one day event (Wednesday 2 October)
How to apply
Get your name on a team list so you don't miss out - there's no commitment required at this stage. Log in or create your RMIT Link account, search for the representative team you wish to apply for and select ‘Join’.
Once you've joined the squad, a Team Manager will contact you with further details regarding team trials or selection.
High Performance Athletes
Up to 100% subsidies available for High Performance Athletes at Div 1 Nationals
The guidelines to be considered for this funding are:
You compete at the highest level/league in your sport in Victoria
You are a representative in a state or national team
You are involved in REAP (RMIT Elite Athlete Program)
You have in the past represented your sport in a state or national team/league
Successful applicants will be determined based on which teams are attending the event. Each application will be assessed independently.
50% and 100% subsidies will be available to athletes.
RMIT Package – approx. $480
Includes: Return flights, 5 x nights’ accommodation, 2 x team dinners, team merchandise
UniSport Australia event registration – approx. $200
*Prices subject to change
Additional costs to consider:
Sport uniform (for new team members)
Transport on the Gold Coast
Recommended date to apply for a team: 30 June 2019
Trials and team selections will be held throughout July
Payment and registration deadline: 9 August 2019
Event is 29 Sept - 4 Oct, 2019
Eligible students must be enrolled at RMIT in 2019.