Sign up for the sports day!

(21-02-2017) The sports afternoon involving Ghent University staff is to be held on Friday 7 April 2017. This will be the 14th edition already and the event is incredibly popular, attracting an average of 2,000 participants from Ghent University.

So register fast, as some disciplines get booked up quickly!

This edition of the sports day will also have its fair share of novelties and surprises. You’ll even be able to choose from an incredible range of 56 different sports. There’s something for everyone! Regardless of whether you are a competitive or more recreational athlete, you are bound to find something to your liking in this extensive offer.

You can sign up between Wednesday 1 March 2017 at 9 a.m. and Friday 31 March 2017 at 11:59 p.m. via (in Dutch).

This edition of the sports day is focused on the celebrations of ‘200 years Ghent University’. We therefore invite you all to enjoy the finals of the international rowing regatta, which will start at 5 p.m. The finish line for this event is opposite the Sport Centre (GUSB).

You can also come and enjoy a BBQ, veggie BBQ or paella in the GUSB Sports Bar as from 6:15 p.m. (please note: you will need to register and pay in advance!).

Practical information

  • The only way to register for the sports day is via
  • You can also book your BBQ or paella using this link.
  • Participation to this event is restricted to staff members of Ghent University.
  • Work exemption is only granted to participants and volunteers.