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With the "SPORT elite" programme the Università della Svizzera italiana offers to elite athletes the chance to get involved in one of USI’s academic programmes (Bachelor or Master) and organise their schedule in a flexible manner, to ideally combine three main goals:
In particular the programme allows to:
The “SPORT elite” programme will be launched during the academic year 2013-2014, and it will be coordinated by USI’s Sports Service in the person of Giorgio Piffaretti. The programme aims at finding solutions to the many challenges in combining professional sports careers and academics, while keeping a careful eye on academic quality.
The "SPORT elite" programme, or the opportunity to arrange the academic schedule according to the athlete's engagements, revolves around the following key figures:
Is the person in charge of USI's Sport Service, Giorgio Piffaretti whose role is to:
Faculty's Sport Advisor
Each Faculty has a designated "Faculty's Sport Advisor".
The role of the Advisor is to: