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World University Winter Games

The international University Sports Federation (FISU) organise the World University Games (the Universiade) every two years.

The Universiade is widely recognised as the second largest multisport Games in the world after the Olympics and progressively has risen to World Class in scale and standard, with over 2,500 participants from 50+ countries.

 
The 2017 Winter Universiade will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan from the 29 January - 8 February. 
 

Entries are by nationality (Great Britain and Northern Ireland), and students need not necessarily be studying in the UK or competing in the BUCS domestic programme.


Entries to the World University Games are made by BUCS on behalf of Great Britain & NI, supported by the National Governing Bodies of sport in Great Britain, and the level of performance will dovetail with NGB World Class performance pathways.

All entries are contingent on NGB support and funding

Each selected athlete will be required to make a Personal Contribution. This amount is a set contribution to event costs that typically include : entry, flights, physiotherapy and medical support, travel visas, team management and administration, accommodation and catering, teamwear, and insurance.

The Selection Criteria ,General Eligibility Criteria, regulations for the Universiade and the competition schedule will be available on this page in due course.
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