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Why should you come to Varsity?

Yep! You heard right, THE WELSH VARSITY IS BACK FOR ANOTHER YEAR and we cannot contain our excitement..

The biggest sporting day in the student calendar is confirmed and we can FINALLY announce that The Welsh Varsity is returning. This year the GWA Team will be home in Swansea, competing in more than 30 sports accross various locations, including the ultimate rugby show down at Stadium, showcasing both the Women’s and Men’s rugby.


From Your FTO

Megan Chagger, Sports Officer 2023-24

I'm thrilled to be apart of The Welsh Varsity 2024!

The Green and White Army are looking better than every before, and I am eagerly anticipating our student's fierce competition at home in Swansea this year. Sports at Swansea have made significant strides this year, and I am beyond proud to be representing the fantastic student body as their Sports Officer. I am confident the upcoming festival day of Welsh sport will be an action-packed day full of excitement and memories that will last a lifetime!

Unite in Green, Stand in White, The GWA will always fight! Let's Go Swansea!

#Bleedgreen #WeAreGWA #UppaSwans #WelshVarsity2024





What is included in the Varsity package?

The package includes your tickets to the Rugby Double Header at the Stadium, access to all fixtures at the Sketty Lane site, your GWA Varsity T-Shirt, Transport from Sketty Lane to the Stadium pre-match and transport back to the Strand (road behind Wind Street) post match.  In addition your package also grants you access to the exclusive GWA afterparty at Jack Murphys on Wind Street until Midnight. 

How long does Varsity last?

Varsity is a FULL day and night event. The morning and afternoon portion of the day is jam-packed full of sporting events, where as the evening is for celebrating, with an official Afterparty at Jack Murphy's.

However, you do not have to attend the full event if that is what you wish. We recommend making the most of the day as Varsity only comes around once a year. 

Where is the GWA Afterparty?

The official GWA Afterparty will be held back in the city, at Jack Murphys nightclub on Wind St. 

Your wristband will act as your entry ticket so dont lose it. Coaches from the Stadium will drop students back to the Strand behind Wind Street. 

How can I collect my Varsity ticket?

Keep an eye on soicals for information on ticket and T-shirt collection

Don't delete your email confirmation of your ticket order as you will need it in order to collect.

When and Where will the sporting events be taking place?

Sporting events will take place across a variety of venues and locations in Swansea. Please check out the full list of sporting events on our website for exact times and location details. 

More details to come soon.

Is travel to the Stadium provided on the day?

Coaches will be on hand to transport students to the Stadium. The buses will leave from the car park next to the Indoor Athlectics Track Car Park. When you recieve your varisty wrsitband, it will have printed on it an assigned coach time for your to head to the 

What's should I wear?

If its your first varisty you may be wandering what to wear? On purchase of your varisty package you will recieve your Green Varsity t-shirt, so deck yourself in your Varsity tshirt to show your support. In addition pay attention to the weather forecast to see what extra items you may need! A top tip is evenings at the Rugby can be cold so a hoodie or jumper is a sensible addition for the evening!