Event cancelled: University Basketball League: Team La Trobe vs Victoria University

Event status:

UBL Game 1 vs UTS Team La Trobe takes on Victoria University in the UBL

Wednesday 29 April 2020 12:00 pm until Wednesday 29 April 2020 04:30 pm (Add to calendar)
Emily Harbrow
E.Harbrow@latrobe.edu.au; 9479 8902
Presented by:
La Trobe Sport
Type of Event:
Community Event; Health/wellbeing/lifestyle; Sport; Public

COVID-19 Update

The situation with COVID-19 continues to change at a rapid pace. It is posing unprecedented challenges for the health and wellbeing of our communities and for the continuing operations of La Trobe University. Events over the weekend and earlier this week have necessitated a rapid review of the University’s response – in particular the ban on large scale events, compulsory self-isolation for all visitors to Australia, and the Premier’s announcement of a State of Emergency.

La Trobe is therefore announcing a range of measures to help members of our community remain as safe as possible, while ensuring minimal disruption to teaching and research activities. Our campuses will remain open and our teaching and research will continue, but with some significant changes to the way we work. As a precautionary measure, from Tuesday 17 March onwards all non-essential events that do not involve delivery or support of teaching or research activity will be cancelled or postponed until the end of June, regardless of the number of participants. This includes events such as graduation ceremonies; public lectures and events; events run by all Student Union Associations and student clubs and societies; sporting events and planned ceremonies.

As a result of this decision, the 'University Basketball League: Team La Trobe vs Victoria University' event on 29 April 2020 is now cancelled. We thank you for your understanding and hope you will be able to join us at another La Trobe event in the future.

If you have any questions in relation to this event please do not hesitate to contact Emily Harbrow at E.Harbrow@latrobe.edu.au

To find out more about events scheduled later in the year, please visit the La Trobe website at latrobe.edu.au/events

For more information about La Trobe’s response to COVID-19, you can view our online statement and FAQs

Be there for the 'Battle of the Big Birds' on Wednesday April 29 when the Team La Trobe Eagles take on the Victoria University Falcons at the La Trobe Sports Stadium!

Get on down and support Team La Trobe in this all-Melbourne UBL derby, with the Men's game kicking off at 12:00pm, while the Women's game will begin at 2:30pm!

Alongside the basketball, we will have music, giveaways and a series of activations on the day. Come across and check out the new La Trobe Sports Stadium while supporting Team La Trobe in this nation-wide basketball competition!


La Trobe University is one of eight universities who will battle it out across the UBL’s men's and women's competitions to determine the strongest university basketball team in Australia.

Endorsed by Basketball Australia, administered by UniSport Australia and supported by the participating universities, the inaugural UBL tournament will be played over seven weeks plus finals, with each participating university getting the opportunity to host and livestream matches.

La Trobe Sports Stadium @ the La Trobe Sports Park


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