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Welcome to the official website for the 8th edition of the World University Rugby Sevens Championships which will be hosted in the coastal town Swakopmund, Namibia.

The games will be hosted by the Tertiary Institutes Sports Association of Namibia on behalf of International University Sports Federation (FISU)  an association which develops and promotes sport at all Tertiary Institutions in Namibia focusing on  creating opportunities for all students to acquire the necessary sporting skills to compete at all levels. These games will be the first ever games to be held in Africa.

These games will also be the first World Universities Rugby Sevens Championships being hosted after Rugby’s re addition to the 2016 Rio Olympics. 
The games will take place from the 12TH - 14th of July in 2018. With over 300 athletes expected to decend into Namibia and showcase their rugby sevens capabilities across 16 male and 12 female teams , So much excitement is already building up towards having to visit the second most visited tourist town in Sub Saharan Africa which also happens to be the only place in the world where the Desert Meets The Ocean.



Please click on the link below to register. You will be redirected to the FISU Website, where you can fill out the accreditation forms:


Host City - Swakopmund, Namibia

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The History of Rugby Sevens in FISU
7/12/2018 8:00 AM - 7/14/2018 11:00 PM

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FISU Rugby Sevens World Cup 2018

Published on Tuesday, June 27, 2017

FISU Rugby Sevens World Cup 2018

University World Championships

Event date: 7/12/2018 8:00 AM - 7/14/2018 11:00 PM Export event

Rugby Sevens entered the programme of the FISU World University Championships in 2004 with a first edition organised in Beijing (CHN), which welcomed 159 rugby players from 9 countries.

Since then, the number of participants has constantly grown, as well as the number of participating countries, reaching the record number of 273 participants from 17 countries at the 2010 edition hosted by the Portuguese University Sport Federation in Porto.

The 5th World University Rugby 7 Championship was organised in the city of Brive-la-Gaillarde, France, one of the homelands of rugby. In 2014 () were the hosts for the 6th edition while the world descended on Swansea Wales for the 7th edition in 2016. Swakopmund Namibia is the proud host for the 8th edition of the World University Rugby Championships in July 2018.

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