Join us and support the City Wolfpack as they battle it out in a brand-new 3 match Varsity series against Kingston University, in ten different sports across two days.

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.

2022 Varsity

Male and female students in red and black sports uniforms standing with arms crossed either side of a man in the City Wolfpack mascot costume. Two universities, one trophy - Varsity 2022.

We are pleased to announce that after a two year postponement, our Varsity series against Kingston University will return for 2022.  Beginning a new three match series, The Wolfpack will take on the Kingston Cougars over three days of sporting action on Tuesday 5th, Wednesday 6th & Thursday 7th April 2022.


Tuesday 5th April 2022

We kick start Varsity 2022 with Badminton at CitySport from 5pm. Entry is FREE, just bring your city ID to gain entry (Doors open at 16:30)*

Wednesday 6th April 2022 – Ticket only event (tickets can be purchased from CitySport reception from 23rd March 2022)

We head over to Kingston for Day 2, with all of our outdoor teams in action.

Coaches will leave City at 09:00 promptly from Spencer St, EC1V 0HB. We will depart Kingston at 17:30

Food and drink will be available to purchase on the day

Thursday 7th April 2022

Day 3 sees all of the indoor sports take place at Citysport, with the presentation of the trophy to the Varsity 2022 winners*

Invite your City friends to come and support your fellow students as they battle it out to win the 2022 "Thames River" trophy!

Entry to CitySport on Day 1 & 3 is FREE, just bring your City ID card to gain entry.

*Spectator seats will be limited, and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

More information will be released in the coming weeks, however you can stay up to date on Varsity and all things happening in Sport & Leisure by following us on Instagram.