*Resumption of all activities, timelines and numbers listed below are pending Victorian Government and University approval and are subject to change*
Stage 4: Lock-down (First Step) - From 14 September
Strong Women Network continues as a remote offering
Stage 3: Stay at Home (Second Step) - From 28 September and when 30-50 cases per day
Stage 2: Go Outside (Third Step) - From 19 October and less than 5 cases with an unknown source in the last 14 days
Strong Women Network events continue as online/virtual events
Stage 1: Stay Aware (Last Step) - When no new cases for 14 days
Strong Women Network events continue as online/virtual events with modified fitness program to resume
Stage 0 – COVID Normal - When thresholds are met
Face to face events to resume and increased participation in fitness programs
Sport and Active Recreation
Through the provision of participation and leadership opportunities, the Program will foster a gender-equitable environment at MU Sport in which our women students can prosper, and where women’s achievements in sport are proactively promoted and celebrated.
MUAC Strong Runners Program
Melbourne University Athletics Club’s strength training for women and non-binary students, staff and community members.
Suitable for all ages, fitness levels and athletic ability.
Date & time: WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS 7:30AM - 8:30AM Commencing February 10
Location: University Athletics Track
Cost: $10 per session
Sessions by Elizabeth Ruach of MyoFitness
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for registration details
Strong Women Fund
MU Sport affiliated clubs can apply to the Women in Sport Fund for financial support for initiatives which demonstrate a commitment to ensuring gender equity, and which will positively impact women student’s participation, leadership and/or performance in sport.
Strong Women Network
The Strong Women Network (SWN) is an initiative providing opportunities for women students-athletes to develop crucial leadership and vocational skills, networks and career pathway opportunities through a sport mentoring program.
The SWN will not run in 2021, but stay tuned for updates in 2022.
MU Sport Strong Women
Expression of Interest
We will reactivate our Strong Women Network and women-only fitness classes later in 2021. Register your interest below to receive up dates regarding these programs.
For more information on the Strong Women Program, how to get involved with sport at the University of Melbourne, and the opportunities available for women and non-binary students, staff and community members, please contact our Sport Leadership Coordinator Asha Steer.