Student Sport Ireland is the sole sanctioning body responsible for identifying, selecting and organising Irish athletes to participate at the 2014 World University Championships (WUCs).
To view the latest posts, articles and updates on the 2014 Wolrd University Championships please follow this link: 2014 World University Championships Updates
To view final results of Irish student athletes at the various championships please follow this link: 2014 World University Championships Results
2014 WUC Championship Schedule:
The relevant national governing body of sport has indicated that it envisages nominating high performance student athletes to participate at the following World University Championships in 2014:
- 10th Archery WUC
- 11th Equestrian WUC
- 5th Cycling WUC
- 15th Golf WUC
- 19th Orienteering WUC
- 13th Rowing WUC
To view the schedule of championships please follow this link: 2014 World University Championship Schedule
Student Athletes and Team Managers Ratified For Participation at 2014 World University Championships:
(List to be updated as Student Athletes and Team Managers are ratified by Student Sport Ireland’s High Performance Committee).
Selection Process of Support Staff and Athletes for WUCs 2014
Please see below step by step process leading to the ratification of Team Managers/Head Coaches and student athletes to participate at the 2014 WUCs by Student Sport Ireland:
- NGBs who envisage entering high performance students to participate in their relevant WUC are requested to email an expression of interest to the Student Sport Ireland Development Manager (email@example.com);
- Working with the NGB, Student Sport Ireland will invite applications for the role of Team Manager/Head Coach;
- In consultation with the NGB, applications will be reviewed by Student Sport Ireland’s High Performance Committee and appointments made as appropriate;
- On the appointment of the Team Manager/Head Coach, the NGB will submit proposed selection criteria for the WUC;
- Once the selection criteria and the appointment of the Team Manager/Head Coach are ratified by the HPC NGBs will then be invited to nominate eligible athletes who have achieved the selection criteria, within the timeframe allowed, to be considered for selection for a WUC by Student Sport Ireland;
- All students being considered to participate at the WUCs must meet the Student Sport Ireland Eligibility Criteria for International Competitions published on the Student Sport Ireland web site.
- Students who meet the criteria can be nominated for consideration by either their college or NGB. All students nominated must complete and submit a student nomination form for the Student Sport Ireland HPC to review and ratify where appropriate;
- All athlete nomination forms received by Student Sport Ireland will be reviewed by the High Performance Committee who will compare the athlete’s competition history and achievements against the agreed selection criteria. Only on the ratification of the athlete’s nomination will the student’s participation at the relevant FISU World University Championship be confirmed.
Please click on the links below to view the selection criteria (and other supporting information) to be met by student athletes who wish to compete at the relevant World University Championship (criteria to be upload as approved by the Student Sport Ireland High Performance Committee).
Team Managers Vacancies:
There are currently no vacancies for 2014 WUC Team Manager.
Student Athlete Ratification Process.
Athletes who wish to be considered to participate in a World University Championship event must first be nominated for the event by their sport’s national governing body.
Once nominated eligible athletes must submit to Student Sport Ireland the following:
- 2014 WUC Student Athlete Nomination Form (stamped and signed)
- Academic Eligibility Form (Stamped and signed)
- 2 Passport sized photos
- 2 photocopies of the passport page.
All athlete nomination forms received by the Student Sport Ireland High Performance Committee who will compare the athlete’s competition history and achievements against the agreed selection criteria. Only on the ratification of the athlete’s nomination will the students’ participation at the relevant FISU World University Championship be confirmed.
World University Championships 2012
To view results and details of Irish student participation at the 2012 WUCs please follow this link: 2012 World University Championships