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Brandon Jack and Dean Towers at their graduation

The two former Sydney Swans swapped footy guernseys for mortarboard hats this week as they celebrated their graduation from UNSW.

Students participating in taekwondo lessons

The refresh was inspired by broader definitions of sport brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic

Sydney Swans players and executive with UNSW Vice-Chancellor and President Atilla Brungs

A new partnership between the two Sydney institutions extends across the AFLM and AFLW teams, aligning with UNSW’s Women in Sport and Active Recreation Strategy.

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UNSW alumna and former Australian captain Alex Blackwell says that without UNSW her sporting career might have taken a different course.  

Group photo of Sydney FC women's player Mary Stanic-Floody, Sydney FC Chairman Scott Barlow, UNSW DVCA Merlin Crossley, and Sydney FC player and UNSW student Calem Nieuwenhof

UNSW is extending its partnership with the Sky Blues for five years, becoming the football club’s longest partnership.

Group of women smiling in sports kit after competing

The UNSW Active Women Strategy is a finalist for the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Gender Equality Awards, joining esteemed projects from across the world.

Australian Kookaburras team with their silver medals in Tokyo

Now the dust has settled on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, some of UNSW’s Olympians reflect on the experience of the most unusual Games ever.

Tim Brand

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics brought with it immense challenges, but the resilience of the athletes shone through.

Tim Putt, Amy Ridge and Nathan Power at the UNSW Fitness and Aquatic Centre

With athletes training in quarantine, taking regular COVID tests and competing in empty stadiums, Tokyo 2021 will be an Olympics like we have never seen before.

UNSW Elite Athletes

UNSW, Westfields Sports High and Creating Chances last week collaborated to pilot a program designed to open dialogue and engagement with Year 12 students aiming to become elite athletes and complete university studies.

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