We want to make your experience at UNE outstanding. It’s that simple.

From modest beginnings in 1938, we’re proud to say that SportUNE’s evolution into a prominent sports complex that stands confidently among the nation’s finest, exceeding regional averages by a substantial margin.

We make a significant contribution to both the University and our local community’s well-being. Our leadership is evident in our commitment to fostering consistent sport and exercise programs while upholding a broad spectrum of exceptional sports, fitness, and health amenities.

Our student engagement rates rank among the highest among Australian universities, and our extensive involvement in community exercise and health initiatives remains a point of pride.

SportUNE is committed  to:

  • Enhancing the reputation and profile of the University by maintaining and marketing first-rate facilities in sport and physical wellbeing.
  • Adding value to the educational experience of students through the development of ‘life skills’ via Club and Committee involvement, and participation in sports administration, coaching, refereeing, and other accreditation courses.
  • Working closely with the University to enhance facilities for academic programs in Sport & Exercise Science and Education.
  • Cooperating with the local community to develop sports facilities and programs that benefit the region.
  • Heightening participation in a wide range of sport, fitness, and physical recreation activities by university staff, students and the wider community.
  • Educating our members on the value to their health and well-being of regular lifelong participation in exercise.
  • Encouraging our talented UNE athletes to achieve excellence in performance and represent the University in the region’s highest level of competition.
  • Developing strong links with elite state and national sporting bodies.
  • Providing a stimulating work environment and fostering the development of our staff.

SportUNE operates under the banner of  UNE Life, a non-profit organisation and a controlled entity of the University of New England.

Our team comprises individuals from both the UNE student community and the broader New England region, spanning a diverse array of disciplines. Our staff members are enthusiastic about imparting their expertise in fitness and physical well-being and are excited to extend a warm welcome to our facility.

Find your balance with SportUNE.