About the Sports Office

The Sports Office’s main objective is to promote sports on and off campus and it aims at enhancing the sport culture of the University by joining events and tournaments where all students, staff and faculty of the University can participate.

The Office offers intramural activities, as well as special recreation and educative events. Our mission is to provide the opportunity to all our students to participate in competitive sports, while also promoting the development of leadership and team skills and the fostering of sportsmanship.

Competitive Sports

UNIC maintains a high standard athletics programme, enabling students to participate in the Cyprus University Sports Federation’ (CUSF) in a variety of women’s and men’s sports as follows:

  • Basketball (men and women Volleyball (men and women)
  • Futsal (men and women)
  • Handball (men)
  • Football (men)
  • Cross Country Run (men and women)
  • Table Tennis (men and women)
  • Judo (men)
  • Badminton (men and women)
  • Taekwondo (men and women)
  • Track and Field (men and women)

Trials and thereafter selection of the best players are carried out at the beginning of each semester for each team. Selected players are automatically entitled to an athletic scholarship.

Recreational Sports

UNIC also offers a range of fun sports activities throughout the academic year, which are a great way to meet people with similar interests. These include paintball, bowling, table tennis, beach soccer, beach volleyball, hiking, and diving.

Sports Clubs

Our Sports Clubs are very popular with our students.  They operate at a volunteer level and promote and give incentives to the whole University community to enjoy, learn and try new sport activities. This includes Aerobics and Fitness, Basketball, Bowling, Cricket, Cycling, Diving, Futsal, Martial Arts, Outdoor Activities, Running and Taekwondo Clubs, among others.

Athletic Scholarships

Students who are actively involved in the University sports teams may be eligible to receive athletic scholarships. The exact amount of scholarships will be determined after the relevant application and selection is made. The sport category, as well as the student’s contribution and performance to the various sports and other University activities, will determine the scholarship amount.