Bristol: Varsity 2017

16 March 2017, 12.00 PM - 13 May 2017, 12.00 PM

University of Bristol and University of the West of England

Who said it's the taking part that counts?

Varsity Series invites you to #embracetherivalry as students and alumni from the University of Bristol and University of the West of England compete in a range of sports and activities against their closest rivals. 

Varsity Series is the highlight of the sporting year for both universities. The popular event series helps to promote extra-curricular activities on offer to the City of Bristol in the name of fun, rivalry and friendship, whilst fundraising money for local charities.

Boat race 2016

What are you waiting for?

View the upcoming fixtures and get yourself down there to show your support for your university, your sport or your old team. If you're feeling active, why not enter as a participant in this year’s mass participation event - the Varsity Colour Run? These events are also a great opportunity to reconnect and reminisce with fellow alumni, so please do spread the word and invite your friends.

Highlights include:

Cost Some events are free to attend, such as The Boat Race on Bristol Harbourside. Please follow the links on Varsity's website for details on tickets, availability and prices. 

Booking information Visit Varsity's website for a full list of fixtures and links to book your tickets. 

Contact information

For more information, please email

Varsity 2017