UNSW Elite Athlete Program

Matilda McDonell defends the shot of Samantha Wallace in the Suncorp Super Netball

A chance to bond as a team by living and playing a whole season together may seem exciting at first, but how do athletes cope when the novelty wears off?

Henry Hutchison

With the Tokyo Olympics delayed until 2021, UNSW Commerce student Henry Hutchison has a long wait between Games, but he’s making the most of his time

Amy Ridge

With the postponement and cancellation of most sporting activities in Australia, UNSW’s elite athletes have quickly adapted their training regimes to the home environment.

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Social media offers elite athletes a shortcut to celebrity, but the price of a public persona can be too high for rising stars still finding their feet.

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When Dean Towers was de-listed by the Sydney Swans, he wasn’t sure where his career was headed. An opportunity at UNSW has put him on the right path.

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UNSW student Ned Hanigan is relishing being part of the Wallabies' spring tour to Japan and the UK less than a week after being named Rookie of the Year at the Rugby Australia Awards.

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In the lead up to International Day of People with Disability, UNSW Paralympians Prue Watt and Alex Lisney reflect on the power of resilience.