October 31- Nov 12, 2018


University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria


42+ Universities

Games line-up

16 Male & Female Events

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14th WAUG International Conference

SPORTS IN WEST AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES & WEST AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES IN SPORTS Date: 1st-2nd November, 2018 Arrival: 31st October, 2018 Opening & Plenary Session: 1st November, 2018 – Day 1 Plenary Session: 2nd November, Sportcom 2018 – Day 2 Departure: 3rd November, 2018

About WAUG / The ECOWAS Students Games

WAUG, the Olympics Games of West Africa students, is the biggest and most competitive games among West African students. The WAUG Games are aimed at fostering greater friendship among youths of the West African sub-region in addition to providing an opportunity for West

About University of Port Harcourt – Your Host Community

VISION The University of Port Harcourt aims to be ranked amongst the best universities in Africa, renowned for its teaching, research, creativity and innovation. MISSION The mission of the University of Port Harcourt is the pursuit of academic excellence, advancement of knowledge

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WAUG FAQS / Get answers

To be eligible to participate in the games, the athlete MUST be a full time student of an already registered and competing university. However, the following categories of students are NOT eligible to participate in the tournaments:
Certificate/Diploma students

Pre-degree student
Diploma student

Part time student

Registrations are now open for new and existing member institutions.

Arrival – Wednesday 31st October, 2018

Opening Ceremony – 3rd November, 2018

Closing Ceremony – 10th November, 2018

Departure – 11th November, 2018

Registration Begins - 20th September, 2018

Registration Ends - 20th October, 2018

To participate in the WAUG 2018 competition, all intending universities are required the register and make payments to:

Registration fee/dues – $600 US Dollars per participating University

Participation Fee per University – $300 US Dollars per participating University

Accommodation and Feeding per athlete and officials – $200 US Dollars

The accreditation and submissions will be done online. All intending universities should fill the registration form, upload required documents as well as pay the competition fees and dues. Supported documents includes:

Document 1

Document 2

Document 3

Document 4

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Call Now for visa information,  travel guide, booking and reservations. Our support lines are open from 8:00am to 8:00pm (WAT)

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University of Port Harcourt

University of Port Harcourt,
East/West Road, PMB 5323 Choba,
Rivers State, Nigeria.

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All participating Universities are expected to send their VC's photographs and goodwill messages for the WAUG brochure. Please send via email to or on or before 14th October 2018


Toutes les universités participantes sont censées envoyer les photographies et les messages de bonne volonté de leur VC à la brochure WAUG. Veuillez envoyer par courrier électronique à ou au plus tard le 14 octobre 2018.

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