Varsity 2016 is coming to Swansea!!

With Christmas overindulgence a fading memory, we look forward to the pinnacle of the year for many students. We can confirm that the Welsh Varsity 2016 will take place on Wednesday 20th April in Swansea. The event, now in its 20th year, sees over 900 students from Cardiff University and Swansea University battle for the honour of Varsity success.

The Welsh Varsity is a festival of sport, with over 35 competitions taking place across 23 sports. Swansea University and the Liberty Stadium will play host to the tournament which runs from

Saturday 16th – Wednesday 20th April. Fixtures kick off at 10:00 on the 20th, with more than 30 competitions taking place throughout the day, on and around the Swansea University campus. The celebrations will culminate that evening with the showcase Ment’s Rugby clash at the Liberty Stadium, home of Swansea City and the Ospreys.

Felix Mmeka, Swansea Union Sports Officer, is excited about the tournament.”As a Sports Officer, I am very excited that the Welsh Varsity 2016 is going to be in Swansea, it is really good for our athletes to compete on home soil. I am sure our clubs are looking forward to fighting for both the Shield and the Cup and our students are eager to watch the spectacle. Cardiff watch out, Green and White Army (GWA) are coming for you!!”

The rowing event launches the tournament on Saturday 16th April with the Men’s and Women’s Novice and Senior squads battling for the spoils on the river Tawe in Swansea.

A single ticket gives access to all events and will go on sale on Thursday 28th January 2016.

Tickets include access to all sporting fixtures throughout the event, your supporters t-shirt, and access to the official after party inWalkabout. Tickets are priced at £25.00 (full package) and £22.50 for sports swansea members. Buy yours at