In 2017, the Eastern University Games attracted over 3,000 participants across 16 sports and were held in Newcastle, NSW from 2-6 July.
The sports represented by the University of Sydney were:
- Touch Football
- Ultimate Frisbee
These games are the largest of the three regional University games held in Australia for Australian tertiary students. At the 2017 Games, the University of Sydney won a string of medals including two gold and four silver.