Sport and Recreation

University of Venda Student Affairs

Welcome to UNIVEN Sport and Recreation

We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the University of Venda Sport and Recreation webpage. The Sport and Recreation Unit is under the auspices of Units within the Student Affairs.

Thank you for affording the University of Venda the opportunity to contribute to your personal well-being and academic success as well as social and career development. Our Unit offers a range of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture programmes, events and activities in support of your academic success. These opportunities enhance your student life at the university, giving a sense of belonging through building networks for interaction, formulation of meaningful friendship and relationships with peers outside of the academic environment. These opportunities build and profiles the image of the University of Venda through the support of both competitive Sport, Arts, Culture and Campus Recreational Activities. By achieving these meaningful social outcomes, you will be better prepared for the university student life challenges and peer pressure.

Vision

Univen Sport and Recreation offers diverse programmes for informing meaningful social outcomes contributing to the holistic academic success, personal development and well-being of both students and staff

Mission

We offer administrative support for competitive sport, arts, culture, and recreation programmes, events and activities to enhance student well-being and success

Functional Values

The provision of sporting codes is primarily for recreational purposes, but students who show excellence in competitive performance can be supported to transcend to the next level of competitive environment of sports, arts and culture competitions at all levels.

Univen Sport and Recreation Unit provide a wide range of clustered programmes listed below, with organized events and activities

Our sports clubs and teams are members of the different sports federations and bodies, and participate in the various leagues, tournaments and competitions at local, district, regional, provincial, national and international level. The University is also part of Universities Sport South Africa (USSA) and participate in the various winter and summer USSA national tournaments organized throughout the year. Students are continuously encouraged to participate in these various opportunities and towards the introduction of new opportunities or programmes.

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

Student Counselling and Career Development Unit held the first ever Peer-Helper team building

1 week ago
Peer-helpers play a key role as volunteer lay counsellors to assist their peers with issues that may affect them emotionally...
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How to join Univen Sporting Codes

12 months 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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