What is the University Basketball League (UBL)?
The University Basketball League (UBL) is a national university basketball competition providing a pathway for male and female basketball athletes to study and play for their university. Launching in 2021, the UBL will enter its third year of competition in 2023 with the largest number of universities set to compete for the title of University Basketball League Champion. UniSC is one of eleven Australian universities and the only university in Queensland to compete in the 2023 national league which will be contested between March and May 2023.
Every game of the 2023 UBL will be livestreamed, with games played mid-week and home games at USC Stadium, UniSC Sunshine Coast.
How can I play in the UBL?
Students enrolled at the University of the Sunshine Coast can trial for the men's and women's teams (TPP students are ineligible).
- Opportunity to represent UniSC in Basketball in a National competition;
- Access to the High Performance Student Athlete program and UniSC sporting facilites for training, strength and conditioning and recovery;
- Travel and accommodation around Australia provided.
2023 UBL home game dates
UniSC Stadium, UniSC Sunshine Coast
Wednesday 15 March vs La Trobe University
Wednesday 5 April vs Australian Catholic University
Tuesday 18 April vs University of Tasmania
Tuesday 2 May vs Federation University
Wednesday 3 May vs Victoria University
Apply for a UBL Bursary
UniSC offers a Bursary program for eligible UniSC students participating in the UBL program in 2023, to support students with basketball and academic aspirations to achieve their goals. With the support of USC RipCity Basketball and InsideOut Basketball, UniSC offers 4 x $2,500 bursaries to our UBL athletes in 2023, distributed evenly between male and female players.
Applications for the UBL Bursary are now closed for Semester 1 2023.
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) opportunities for UniSC students
UniSC will ensure that the UBL program provides a university-wide, integrated learning experience with basketball and academic achievement valued equally. Where possible, UniSC will endeavour to provide opportunities for students in all functional roles within the UBL program. We are currently seeking expressions of interest for the following roles:
- Event assistant
- Venue assistant
- Game day assistant
- Social media assistant
- Marketing and communications assistant
- Student photographers
- Student journalists
University Basketball League (UBL) men's team
University Baskeball League men's team player profiles
University Basketball League (UBL) women's team
University Baskeball League women's team player profiles
Sport Coordinator, USC Sport
Tel: +61 5459 4816