Sport and Recreation

University of Venda Student Affairs

Mr. M.P Thaba

Coordinator: Sport and Recreation

Office No: 17, second floor, New student Centre
Tel: 015 962 8658
Email: Patrick.thaba@univen.ac.za

Dr. N.P Mugwedi

Sport Administrator: Sport and Recreation unit

Office No: 16, second floor, New student Centre
Tel: 015 962 9234
Email: Ndiafhi.mugwedi@univen.ac.za

About Sport and Recreation Unit

The Sport and Recreation Unit offers a range of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Cultural programmes, events and activities in support of student’s academic success. These opportunities enhance student life at the university, by giving a sense of belonging through building networks for interaction, formulation of meaningful friendship and relationships with peers outside of the academic environment.
The provision of sporting codes is primarily for recreational purposes, but students who show excellence in competitive sporting codes are supported to transcend to the next levels of competitive environment of sports, arts and culture competitions.

Univen Sport and Recreation Unit has categorized the sport and recreational programmes as follows:

High performance

(Participating in USSA tournaments & selected leagues)

Competitive

(participating in leagues and tournaments)

Recreation

NB. (Any sport can be played at recreational level)

Arts & Culture groups

(Participating in national arts festivals, national & international debating competition)

·      Badminton

·      Basketball

·      Cricket

·      Football

·      Netball

·      Volleyball

 

·      Athletics

·      Body building

·      Chess

·      Dance sport

·      Handball

·      Karate

·      Rugby

·      Tennis

·      Goalball ( For individual with disability)

·      Univen Soccer league

·      Swimming

·      Handball

·      E-Sport

( Video games)

·      Aerobics

·      Residence league

( football & Netball)

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·      Drama

·      Cultural dances

·      Electro-general

( modern dance)

·      Debate Fraternity

·      Beauty pageant

·      Gumboots dance

How to join Univen Sporting Codes

Interested students can join our sporting codes by registering their names in our Sport and Recreation Offices or by sending an email to: lizeka.miza@univen.ac.za indicating their sporting code of interest.

Sport and Recreation News

How to join Univen Sporting Codes

3 weeks ago
Interested students can join our sporting codes by registering their names in our Sport and Recreation Offices or by sending...
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Collaboration in sports successfully bears fruits

February 17, 2020
The University of Venda (UNIVEN) Sport and Recreation Unit under the Student Affairs Department in collaboration with the 2019/20 SRCC...
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UNIVEN Sport and Recreation Unit participated in the IBSF Goal Ball international tournament in Ghana

January 8, 2020
The University of Venda (Univen) Sport and Recreation Unit under the Student Affairs Department, participated in the International Goalball Tournament...
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F3 Residence is the champion of the 2019 Drummies Extravaganza

October 22, 2019
On Thursday ,17 October 2019, the Student Housing Unit of the University of Venda (UNIVEN) held the 2019 Drummies Extravaganza...
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Dr Meriam Mohlala, Lecturer in the Centre for Biokinetics, Recreation and Sport Science has completed her doctor of Philosophy in Human Movement Sciences

April 15, 2019
Dr Meriam Mohlala, Lecturer in the Centre for Biokinetics, Recreation and Sport Science has completed her doctor of Philosophy in...
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