Southern University Games


The Southern University Games (SUG) is the regional/qualification event for the Australian University Games (AUG). The event showcases university teams from Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

Event Details
2017 Southern University Games (SUG)
Sunday 2nd - Thursday 6th July
Geelong, Victoria (***Hosted by Deakin University)
Competitor Costs

Please click here for the 2017 SUG Competitor Payment Packages.

The Deakin Dragon Payment covers four (4) nights accommodation, two (2) team dinners, social uniform kit, playing uniform kit, and other miscellaneous items such as Deakin Insurance

2017 SUG Sports

Badminton - Singles (M/W), Basketball - Team/3x3 (M/W), Cross Country (M/W), Football/Soccer (M/W), Futsal (*M/W), Golf - Singles (O), Hockey (M/*W), Lacrosse (MX), Lawn Bowls (O), Netball (W/MX), Rugby 7's (M/W), Squash - Singles (M/W), Table Tennis - Singles (M/W), Tennis - Singles (M/W), *Ten Pin Bowling (O), *Touch (MX), Ultimate Frisbee (MX) and Volleyball (*M/W)  

Please note that results in sports marked with a *RED will determine qualification for AUG's.   In addition, some of the listed sports may not be offered to Deakin students due to playing standard and/or lack of interest.

If you are interested in information about any of the above sports, please click here for a current list of our 2017 Deakin Dragon Team Managers and contact them directly or click here to express your interest.

Recruitment Process

Selection for Uni Games events is based on ability in order to ensure the strongest possible team is selected to represent Deakin University. For additional information, just click on the following links:

Deakin Dragons Selection Policy

Sport Grade Classifications

Trials for all sports are conducted in Trimester 1 and practice squads are selected. Trials will commence in the week starting Monday 20th March.

Students who were unable to attend trials have the opportunity to attend scheduled training sessions throughout the year in an attempt to make the practice squad. Please contact team managers to find out trial information or click here for the current list of scheduled trials.


  • Students must be currently enrolled in Trimester 1 at Deakin University.
  • Students must participate in team selection trials or attend a subsequent training session to try out for the team.
  • Students must attend team training sessions prior to the event.
  • Students must adhere to the Deakin Dragons Participation Agreement and Code of Conduct for SUG 2017.

Additional Information

Please contact Sheridan Nicol for further information about Southern University Games.