Varsity 2022


Varsity is coming: 20 March - 24 April 2024

Get ready to get behind Team Hallam as we go head to head with the University of Sheffield! With 81 events, 15,000 enthusiastic spectators, 65 dedicated teams and just one ultimate winner — join us and show your support.

Not heard of Varsity before?

Next year will be the 27th anniversary of Sheffield Varsity. From its small beginnings in 1997, the annual sporting competition between Sheffield Hallam and the University of Sheffield is one of the most anticipated dates in the student calendar and is said to be one of the largest varsity tournaments in the UK. Read the Varsity Oath.

Key fixtures 

Dates for your calendars! Varsity 2024 will take place from 20 March to 24 April. This year we're starting strong with Ice Hockey as the first event! Here’s some key fixtures you definitely don't want to miss, tickets on sale soon:

  • Ice Hockey, Wednesday 20 March. 
  • Boxing, Monday 15 April.
  • Sports Park Day, Wednesday 17 April. 
  • Basketball & Netball, Wednesday 24 April. 


There’ll also be plenty of free matches and events to get involved in and support Team Hallam athletes. We’ll add a link to the schedule on this page when it has been finalised.

Join the excitement 

Whether you’re an athlete, sports fan or simply looking for a great time, there’s something for everyone at Varsity. Come and cheer for our teams, soak up the atmosphere and be a part of the Hallam spirit. 

Keep an eye on our social media channels, Instagram and Facebook as well as the Sheffield Varsity website for the latest updates on fixtures and ticket information.


Get your friends together, pick your favourite sports and we'll see you on the sidelines!

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