Federation University has retained the naming rights to the WestVic Academy of Sport, Western Victoria’s premier pathway for talented athletes.
Federation University, which has housed the WestVic office at its Mt. Helen campus since inception in 2003, has signed a new three-year deal with WestVic to continue sponsoring the Academy, until 2021.
Commenting on the extension of the naming rights deal, WestVic Academy of Sport Executive Office r, Corey Saitta, advised “Federation University has been associated with the Academy since its inception and has been a significant supporter and generous contributor to the organisation for many years. We look forward to continuing to work alongside them over the next three years in various capacities across all facets of the program.”
Federation University Dean, School Health and Life Sciences, Professor Dara Twomey said, “The University is delighted to confirm the continued partnership with the WestVic Academy of Sport. Practicum placements are a fundamental and highly regarded part of the Fed Uni programs and in many instances shape the futures of our graduates. This partnership serves to enrich the student experience through practical placements with elite and emerging top class athletes across a range of sports.
Twomey, added, “The partnership also provides opportunities for staff to undertake high quality research, share their expertise with the athletes and contribute to the future of sporting success in the Western region.”