Sport is the ultimate opportunity to enhance your student experience. Whether you are looking to try something new, play socially, or represent CQUniversity at a competitive level, we can help you find the right sporting program.
The University Life team offers many sporting opportunities that cater to various locations and study modes. Discover the different sporting programs offered at CQUniversity.
If you can’t find what you are looking for, or have further questions, please email email@example.com.
CQUniversity is a proud member of UniSport - the peak governing body of university sport in Australia.
As a current CQUniversity student, you can sign up to represent the University in one of our many sporting events. These tournaments are held across Australia with more than 30 sports to choose from!
eSports is a fast-growing video game-based sporting competition with a variety of games on offer. In 2020, CQUniversity entered its first eSports team into the Unisport League of Legends Regional Championships.
ESPORTS SOCIAL COMPETITION – REGISTER NOW!
League of Legends, FIFA 20, DOTA 2, Rocket League, and more...
Are you looking to take your gaming skills to the next level? Or just want to connect with others and play socially? Turn your love of video games into something more by registering for the eSports Social Competition’s weekly gaming nights.
UniSport Nationals Div 1 and Div 2
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, UniSport Australia has announced the cancellation of the 2020 Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 due to be held in Perth, in September. UniSport Australia’s full statement can be accessed on the UniSport website.
Nationals Div 1 and Div 2 will return in September 2021 and be hosted on the Gold Coast. Please monitor your student emails for updates.
UniSport Indigenous Nationals
Due to COVID-19, Indigenous Nationals has been cancelled for 2020.
Indigenous Nationals will return in June 2021 and be hosted by the Wollotuka Institute in Newcastle. Please monitor your student emails for updates.
CQUniversity Team Managers
The University Life team plays a major role in CQUniversity’s sporting success including managing and overseeing participation in UniSport Australia’s Div 1, Div 2, and Indigenous Nationals, as well as the CQUni Games (formerly known as the Chancellors Cup).
Regardless of your campus or study mode, we are responsible for helping develop student involvement in the sports sector across the entire University footprint. We are also active in enabling and supporting students in the establishment and governance of student-lead clubs and societies.
Our team is highly motivated to facilitate student participation, engagement, and achievement. For more information or enquires, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch with members of our team. Our friendly staff are also available on-campus in Building 36 at the Rockhampton North campus.
Mascot - Birdy McBirdface
The University Mascot was named in a competition open to the general public that revealed Birdy McBirdface as the most popular name, a reference to the 2016 social media story where ‘Boaty McBoatface’ lead the online vote to name a £200m research vessel for the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).
The name was naturally shortened to ‘Birdy’, receiving chants on the sporting field. Birdy’s cheeky personality boosted team spirit, throughout the Northern Uni Games and the Australian Uni Games. Birdy has been featured at events across many CQUniversity campuses.
Make sure you say G'Day to Birdy when you see them around!
The best decision of my uni life: Signing up to play sportI remember the first time I ever set foot onto a CQUniversity campus. It was O’Week 2017, and I was arriving at the Mackay City campus with a hundred or so fresh-faced school leavers and a handful of mature students for the very first time, and I was as nervous as a cat in a …
Chancellor’s Cup Day TwoRocky turned on some stunning weather for the teams competing in Day Two of the Chancellor’s Cup – Touch Football. It was another fun-filled day for our students showing off their sporting prowess, but for many they were learning how to play a brand-new sport and there were laughs a plenty. I was fortunate enough …
Chancellor’s Cup Day OneTo say Day One was a BIG day would be an absolute understatement, but it sure was a lot of fun. Teams played out the day with lots of passion and great sportsmanship and there were some very close match ups. At the end of the day, Rocky seemed to have Basketball all sewn up …
Sport is supported by funds from the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). All SSAF funds are used to enhance or extend student services and facilities in accordance with funding guidelines. Find out more about SSAF funding allocation.