Flinders University is an Elite Athlete Friendly University and offers a range of flexible study arrangements to help recognised elite athletes balance the demands of sport and academic life.

1. Find out if you are eligible for Elite Athlete Status

You will be granted Elite Athlete Status if you are recognised by one of the following sporting organisations: 

In addition, you may be eligible for Elite Athlete Status if you:

  • currently represent Australia in your given sport
  • recently qualified for a major sporting event (eg: world championships)
  • currently represent your state in a senior team
  • have a high level of training, competition and travel demand

For more information on your eligibility see the Elite Athletes at Flinders University - Guidelines (PDF 179KB) or email: eliteathlete@flinders.edu.au.

2. Apply for Elite Athlete Status

Email the  Elite Athletes at Flinders University - Application form (PDF 225KB) to eliteathlete@flinders.edu.au by the census date. Applications must be supported by two written references.

 

For further information about Elite Athlete Status and the types of assistance the University can provide see the  Elite Athletes at Flinders University - Guidelines (PDF 179KB) or email: eliteathlete@flinders.edu.au