Inclusion and Diversity

We aim to foster an environment that welcomes, accepts and embraces the diversity of our community. 

UWA Sport is committed to creating an environment where diversity is celebrated and everyone is treated fairly regardless of ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, cultural or linguistic diversity, socio-economic status, age, or nationality.

All Welcome, Always

All Welcome, Always; a short film about UWA Sport's commitment to inclusion and diversity, featuring our students.

Our Inclusion and Diversity Priorities

We are focused on supporting the inclusion of marginalised and underrepresented groups in our UWA community, through targeting initiatives across the below key areas: 

  • Indigenous Sport
  • Pride in Sport
  • All Abilities
  • Women in Sport
  • Regional and Remote Communities
  • Multicultural Sport 
  • Universal Design

Meet your Inclusive Sport Champions

Join the Inclusive Sport Champions program at UWA Sport. The Inclusive Sport Champions are a network of volunteers who provide support to inclusive initiatives at UWA, share information, advocate and deliver events throughout the year aimed at addressing awareness and participation in sport for underrepresented groups within the UWA community.

The Inclusive Sport Champions are ambassadors for the development and support of inclusive practices in sport at UWA. The position can be held for a 12 or 24-month period and requires the following:

  • Bi-monthly meetings with the UWA Sport Inclusion team:
  • Facilitating two or more activations/events per year centred around various days of significance from UWA Sport's the community calendar
  • Supporting the delivery of inclusion initiatives at UWA Sport
  • Facilitating interviews, podcasts and/or stories of relevance for Inclusion in sport
  • Participating as a panel member for UWA Sport interviews
  • Participating in the latest training and development opportunities at UWA/ UWA Sport including inclusion planning and initiatives throughout the year and;
  • Representing UA Sport as an ambassador for inclusion during Nationals, UBL, and other elite sporting initiatives.

UWA students who volunteer in the Inclusive Sport Champions program will have all relevant hours added to their academic transcript.

Register your interest

Inclusive sporting initiatives

We are working on some great opportunities to support inclusivity and diversity in sport at UWA. Examples of opportunities that you can get involved in, include:

  • Inclusive club sport and recreation sessions
  • Women only training sessions 
  • Inclusive Sport Champions
  • Pride in Sport Index
  • Disability sport scholarships
  • Inclusive sporting club grants
  • All gender change rooms 
  • Inclusive gym access events
  • Facility access improvements
  • Indigenous University Games
  • Come & Try Events
  • UWA Water Awareness Program
  • Women in Sport Leadership Program
  • Work integrated learning opportunities 
  • Pride in Sport Training

Contact us

If you have any further queries, please contact one of our UWA Sport Customer Service Officers.

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