Indigenous Students

National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games


Do you love sports? Do you like to have fun and socialise? Do you like to be part of a team? 

Join TEAM UNSW and come along to the 2018 National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games.

Registrations are now OPEN.

Each year universities from across Australia are invited to participate in the annual National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games (NITESG). The games are a unique opportunity to bring together Indigenous students from around the country to participate and compete at a national level in mixed sports including basketball, netball, volleyball and touch football as well as an Indigenous cultural game.

During the year students work together with the support of Nura Gili to fundraise enough money and participate in training sessions to attend the games. All Indigenous students are invited to join the UNSW team. However, in order to attend the games you are required to obtain a pass grade average in all you subjects and participate in 80% of activities.

The 2018 Indigenous game will be hosted by Macquarie University from 24 June - 28 June 2018.


To be eligible to be a member of team UNSW you must meet the following criteria:
-  Your academic standing must be at Good Standing as of Semester One 2018.
-  You must adhere to the UNSW Student Code of Conduct at all times.
-  For commencing students, enrolling in semester one 2018, as you will not have an academic standing at the times of the games, your studies will be accessed by Nura Gili in consultation with faculties, ITAS coordinators and attendance record.

Your grades will be checked when results are released and if your academic standing is not at GOOD STANDING or you breach the UNSW Student Code of Conduct at any time before the games unfortunately you will be suspended from the team.These rules have been put in place to ensure your first priority is your studies to obtain the grades you deserve. If you would like further clarification about these rules please contact Student Services Manager, Mr Michael Peachey.

Your commitment and responsibility to the team

Being a member of team UNSW can at times being very demanding and therefore requires strong commitment, leadership and dedication from every member of the team. You will be expected to be a part of organising events, contacting sponsors, attending training session and other activities as required by your coordinators.

Further information will be provided at the Games Information Sessions being held on:

You are required to attend one of these sessions.

If you would like further information please contact Nura Gili Games Staff Coordinators on:
Leearna Williams -  phone: (02) 9385 8306, email:
Rebekah Torrens - phone: (02) 9385 3532, email: