Take your game to the next level at one of the best modern universities in the world.

Global sport programs

UOW’s Global Sport Programs invites athletes with promising sporting abilities and potential to join us in Wollongong and take their game to the next level. Players benefit from the unique opportunity of receiving 36 weeks of specialised training and development from experienced coaches, including the option to train under the renowned Crusaders rugby program, while studying for their degree at UOW.

Receive world-class coaching while you study.

UOW chooses to partner with the Crusaders to deliver our Global Sport Program based on their international success in developing talent through authentic and personalised coaching experiences. The Crusaders are renowned for maximizing every participant's potential, not just as players but as confident individuals. This world-class coaching program is delivered by some of the best professional coaches and includes individualised Strength & Conditioning, wellness and nutrition programs, and supervised gym sessions to ensure all players are physically prepared to elevate their game.

36 weeks of full-time coaching, while you study.

UOW Crusaders Global Rugby program

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Elite Athlete Program

Not only do we have partnerships with elite sporting organisation The Crusaders to deliver their global sporting academies right here on campus with our Global Sport Programs, but we support our many elite student athletes via our Elite Athlete Program.

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Euan Aitken from the St George Illawarra Dragons running down the football field