We invite you to make use of the numerous well equipped sport facilities that are available.
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VUT Sport Academy

Where champions meet

Welcome The Sport Academy would like to extend a warm welcome to you as a new student on campus. We invite you to make use of the numerous well equipped sport facilities that are available. We have top quality coaches who are willing to help with your needs. Through sport we build the image of VUT. We wish you a happy and successful sporting experience.

Admission Requirements

Registration at any one of the sport clubs is open to all full time, part time, as well as non-students at the Vaal University of Technology. Acceptance to clubs depend on that club’s constitution. There is no discrimination with regard to gender, color or creed at the Sport Academy and its associated divisions and clubs. This is also the policy at the Vaal University of Technology. Kindly note that only bona fide VUT students will qualify for selection to national student teams and for representing the VUT at the University Sport South Africa (USSA) tournaments.

Sport Codes

  • USSA and Provincial Leagues
  • Track and Field
  • Cross Country
  • Road Running
  • Tennis
  • Table Tennis
  • Dance
  • Karate
  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Netball
  • Body Building
  • Aerobics
  • Chess
  • Football

Sport Merit Bursaries

Merit bursaries are available, with the minimum requirements being provincial colours. Priority is given to USSA sports. The annual closing date is 31 October.

Sport Awards

Awarded to athletes who are selected at a senior provincial level or higher and to those who are selected to represent the different USSA teams.

Merits

Awarded to athletes who are selected for provincial junior teams.

General Information

The Sport Academy works in conjunction with the Academic Faculties and the Sport Management Department as well as With South African Sport Federations such as Athletics South Africa, Basketball South Africa, Gauteng Cricket Board, Falcons Rugby etc.

Enquiries

VUT Sport Academy

Vaal University of Technology

Private Bag X021

Vanderbijlpark 1900

Tel: (016) 950-9917

Fax: (016) 950-9763

Sport & Recreation

Tel: (016) 950-9282

Fax: (016) 950-9763

Dean: Mr GB Koen (016) 950-9918

Head of Department (Sport and Recreational Services):

(016) 950-9248

Secretary (016) 950-9282

Stadium Manager: Mr Hannes Hattingh (016) 981 6403

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