The Championships returneds to Tasmania on 7th June 1957 and the Melbourne University success continued for the eighth successive year. Seven universities again competed.
A sculling championship was again conducted.
1st University of Western Australia - Barry Ninham
2nd Sydney University - Lionel P Robberds
Time: 15 mins 31 secs
2 lengths & 4 lengths
1st Melbourne University - Bow: Jon R Goodsall, 2: Colin McDonald, 3: Peter Gillon, 4: Phillip A V Roff, 5: Michael "Taffy" Jones. 6: E Michael Hilditch, 7: David Jones, Str: J M "Kim" Jelbart, Cox: Peter H Manger, Cch: G Harvey Nicholson
2nd University of Queensland - Str: L G Andrews
3rd University of Western Australia - Bow: Roderic Hollingsworth 2: Richard Paramor, 3: Michael Palandri, 4: B Thompson, 5: B Purser, 6: Neil Marsh, 7: Rory Argyle, Str: Alan Bird Cox: H Knox Cch; Dr Gordon Barratt-Hill.
4th Sydney University - Bow: J M Burgess, 2: C P Jefferson, 3: Bruce D Shepherd, 4: A S Bishop, 5: E Christopher Spark, 6: Edward J Rowland, 7: A R Murray, Str Damien G Goode, Cox: Lionel P Robberds, Cch: H Mervyn Perry
5th Adelaide University - Bow: John Hanrahan, 2: Gerald Anthony Ryan, 3: Geoff D Burfield, 4: Geoffrey Graham Northcote, 5: Kenneth Matthew John Tiller, 6: Timothy George Calvert Murrell, 7: D Sam Humble, Str: Peter S Humble, Cox: Richard Wyndham Watson, Cch: Claude S Coogan
6th University of Tasmania - Str: Patrick John Sullivan
7th NSW University of Technology- Str: Allan W Grundy