UNSW sport

Tristan Sailor playing against Souths in Indigenous Round

The NRL star is embarking on his second degree, emphasising the importance of education and planning for the future for professional athletes.

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?

Max Paul on a sailing boat with his sailing partner

With border restrictions in place, chasing his sailing dreams has been a challenge for UNSW Commerce student Max Paul, but he is determined to keep an even keel.

Andrew Jones with Alex Blackwell and Rachael Haynes

The former CEO of Cricket NSW returns to the club that ignited his love of cricket, bringing a slew of impressive credentials with him.

Nathan Power competing in the pool

Australian water polo player Nathan Power didn’t take the easiest path to complete his Economics degree, but his journey shows the benefit of persistence

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

A woman lifting a barbell

The risk of injury when returning to sport after a period of inactivity is minimal if exercise is commenced gradually, says a UNSW expert

Matilda McDonell at Giants training lifting weights

With a drastic rule change entering Suncorp Super Netball, UNSW Law student and netballer Matilda McDonell and a UNSW Business School expert examine the physical and financial ramifications for the league.

Nick Smith

A strong connection is building between the two Sydney institutions, with seven current and former Swans now studying at UNSW.

Shadeene Evans - UNSW Indigenous Prep-program

UNSW Indigenous Pre-program student and soccer player, Shadeene 'Shay' Evans, has the world at her feet. But it is in her hometown of Borroloola where she still finds her inspiration.

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