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Welcome

The Sports 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 everyday needs. Through sport we build a positive image of VUT.

We wish you a happy and successful sporting year.

FOLLOW US

Mission

Committed to an exciting, enriching and empowering out-of class living and learning experience that contributes towards healthy and well-adjusted members of society.

Vision

Providing professional, scientific and recreational sport to vut students and the community in order to enhance them mentally and physically

Sport Clubs

Aerobics
Athletics
Basketball
Body Building
Chess
Cricket
Dance
Football
Hockey
Karate
Netball
RUGBY
Softball
Table tennis
Tennis
Volleyball

Sponsorship & Bursaries

Rewarding sport excellence  

  • All applications close at the end of October of the previous year.
  • Matric results [Minimum of 30 points on the academic scale].
  • Relevant sport excellence [representation on provincial/national level].
  • Amount allocated is subscribed by performance.
  • The bursary is not a scholarship and therefore does not cover all expenses!
  • Our VUT-bursary support is amongst the best at South African universities.
  • Bursaries are paid directly into the receivers student account.
  • All class fees are subtracted & surplus funds may be utilized for accommodation and study books.


VUT SPORT
club affiliation

All sport codes are affiliated to ussa [university sport south africa] for winter- and summer tournaments. Students participating at USSA tournaments may be considered by the national USSA selectors for the CUCSA- [Confederation of University and College Sports Associations] games or the World Student Games [held every second year]. The VUT Sport is a member of the Varsity Sports Company [ASEM] participating in the National Inter-Varsity Competition. Universities who are ranked amongst the eight best student teams in South Africa automatically qualify for VC-competitions. Varsity Cup qualification guarantee sponsored gear, accommodation, travelling and most important, television coverage! Athletics, soccer, rugby, hockey and beach volleyball are all codes that have Varsity Cup status at present. VUT has qualified for the Beach Volleyball, Netball, Football (men & women). VUT Sport also participates in the provincial federations leagues.

VUT SPORT FACILITIES

Grandstand & VIP Center ● Rugby Fields ● Soccer fields ● Hockey Astro ● Athletic Track
Cricket Pitch ● Cricket Nets ● Netball Courts ● Tennis Courts ● Basketball Courts
Weight Training Room ● Throw Practise Nets

ADDRESS
Cnr Andries Potgieter Blvd. & R42
Vanderbijlpark,  1900

CONTACTS
ADMINISTRATOR:
MS MOIPONE NTAI
TEL: 016 950 9918
E-MAIL: MOIPONEN@VUT.AC.ZA

STADIUM MANAGER:
MR H HATTINGH
TEL: 016 981 6403

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