Sport and recreation
Welcome to the Wolfpack!
Being part of the City Wolfpack is about much more than representing the University competitively - whether you choose to volunteer at our events, help at practice sessions, coach or officiate for one of the representative teams or simply take part in social sport, you are part of the pack!
From representing City at competitive sports to participating in our social sports programme; CityActive, there’s lots of ways to get involved. As a City student, you’ll also get discounted access to our newly built sports centre and gym, CitySport.
Getting involved will not only add to your social network, it will provide great opportunities to develop skills for your future.
TeamCity and CitySport are inclusive environments, and we welcome everyone, regardless of gender background or faith .
A Varsity is a series of sporting fixtures between two local or rival universities. The oldest Varsity match in the world is in cricket between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge, having first been played in 1827.
36 teams, 2 universities, 1 trophy
The 2018/2019 season brought with it the final of a three match Varsity series against Kingston University.
Having already secured a 2-0 lead in the series, City were keen retain the Thames river trophy once again, and win the series undefeated.
Thirty-six teams competed in ten different sports across three days of sporting action. Cheered on by the sporting community and with a special appearance by CityWolf, the official students’ sports mascot, City were once again victorious, winning 37-35, taking the clean sweep in the series.
City are pleased to announce that we will enter another 3 match series against Kingston University, starting in 2019/2020.