Whether it be as a para-athlete or pursuing an education, recent World Cup winner Jamieson Leeson faces the same balancing act as any other elite athlete at UNSW.
UNSW alumna and former Australian captain Alex Blackwell says that without UNSW her sporting career might have taken a different course.
The new award, to be presented at the UNSW Blues and Sports Awards Dinner, is named after one of the most significant trailblazers for women’s sport.
UNSW has become the first Australian university to launch a women’s sport and active recreation strategy.
It’s not necessarily the type of exercise that has the biggest impact on women’s strength gains, but how often they do it, a UNSW Sydney-led study has found.
The International e-Sports Federation has come under intense scrutiny – and criticism – for its segregation of female competitors in videogame competitions, writes Michael Kasumovic.