Countdown to 02 September 2024 for FISU World University Champion Squash

Competition dates and arrival information

From the time teams land at the O.R. Tambo International Airport, one of the largest port of entries in the world. The bus shuttles will also transport teams between their hotels and the courts

More about FISU and the host for Squash Championship 2024 UJ 


About FISU Squash

On the World University Championships sports programme since 1996, Squash is a very popular sport among university students.

About UJ

Proudly South African, the university is alive down to its African roots, and well-prepared for its role in actualising the potential that higher education holds for the continent’s development.

About UJ Mascot Hoepie

Hoepie is the official mascot of the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Sport Division. He was born out of a rugby tournament, the FNB Varsity Cup.

About Southern Sun Hotel, Sandton

Located in Johannesburg, Southern Sun Sandton is less than 0.6 mi from Sandton Convention Center and just a 5-minute walk from the Sandton Gautrain Station. It has a rooftop pool with panoramic views, and offers air-conditioned guestrooms with flat-screen TVs.

Rooms at the Southern Sun Sandton have modern wood furnishings and include blackout curtains. They come equipped with a work desk and a coffee maker. The private bathrooms have granite countertops and a hairdryer. The Eclipse Restaurant serves a buffet breakfast and a la carte lunch and dinners. Relax in the cafe-style Eclipse Bar or enjoy a sundowner at the popular Skye Bar, offering sweeping city views.

Welcome messages from FISU, UJ and USSA

2024 FISU Acting President picture

Mr Leonz Eder

FISU Acting President

Prof Letlhokwa Mpedi

UJ Vice-Chancellor & Principal

Nomsa Mahlangu (1)

Ms Nomsa Mahalangu

Senior Director of UJ sport