Frequently Asked Questions
Where do I collect my tickets from?
Collection is from the Varsity Shop located of the Ground Floor of the Students Union. (Opposite Cardiff Student Letting)
Can I sit where I want?
Tickets for the rugby game at The Principality Stadium are allocated seating.
When is collection?
Ticket collection will take place from the 20th of March 2017 until Friday 31st March. Opening times Monday to Friday 11:00-16:00.
What tickets are available?
//SOLD OUT// All Inclusive Package (Principality Stadium, Games, T-shirt & Club Night) - £28.00
Your pass to access all areas. This package guarantees you’ll be part of all events in the varsity calendar. Package Includes, Stadium ticket, access to all day games, entry to the official Varsity after party @ Y Plas and a limited edition Varsity 2017 tee shirt. Do not miss out on the only ticket to the official after party! Tickets are only available in advance and there is limited availability – this event will sell out!
Principality Stadium, Day Games and t-shirt - £22.50
Not a night owl? If you want to make sure you still see all the sporting action and soak up the atmosphere in the stadium, then this is the option for you. This includes Stadium ticket, access to all day games and a limited edition Varsity 2017 tee shirt. N.B – this DOES NOT include access to the official Varsity after party @ Y Plas.
//SOLD OUT//Ultimate Club Bundle - £40
Are you the ultimate clubber? Are you that one friend that makes everyone go to the union every week because it’s your VK heaven? We’ve got the perfect bundle for you!! The Ultimate Club Bundle gives you access all areas to all the major events in Y Plas until the end of the academic year! This includes the next Full Moon Party, where we party until 06:00 – those who survive it get a breakfast bap and a survivor t-shirt. Then the next party includes the biggest event of the year – Varsity. This bundle gives you all the perks of the all-inclusive ticket including great seats at the Principality Stadium, access to all the games during the day, Welsh Varsity t-shirt and the official after party. Your Ultimate Club Bundle also includes tickets to both end of term events. Yes, that’s right! VIP access to both semester 2 and semester 3 events including amazing giveaways and a chance to win a trip to fantastic secret destinations! Finally, what better way to end the year than at YOLO? This ticket will give you guaranteed entry to the last YOLO of the year.
What does the wristband give me access to?
You MUST collect your wristband in advance. All wristbands give access to Day Games located around Cardiff. All-inclusive purchases will receive a black wristband which also gives access to the official after party at y Plas Nightclub in the evening as per entry terms and conditions.
Will I be able to sit with my friends?
Tickets for the rugby game at The Principality Stadium feature allocated seating. This means that if you want to sit with your friends, you will need to collect your packages at the same time. If you can’t all make it to the Students’ Union at the same time, don’t worry, you will be able to send one person to collect all of the packages. (*See what I need to bring?)
What do I need to bring?
Reference number beginning with ‘30’ (which can be found in your purchase history) or student number.
Tickets purchased from Varsity Shop:
You will need to bring your voucher.
What do I do if I have lost my voucher?
Unfortunately, we are unable to re issue tickets as stated in our terms and conditions.
Can I collect tickets for my friends?
Yes. You need to make sure that you bring ALL student numbers (for online purchases) and ALL physical vouchers if purchased from the shop.
Can we take alcohol to the day games?
All venues are licensed sites so only alcohol purchased on the premises can be consumed. There will be food and drink available all day at student friendly prices.
Where is the rugby game?
The men’s rugby match (main event) will take place in The Principality Stadium on the 5th of April.
What time does the rugby game start?
Ladies rugby kicks off at 17:00 at the Principality Stadium, Men's rugby kicks off at 19:00.
Are food and drink expensive at the rugby?
Refreshments will be offered throughout the day at student friendly prices on site for the day games. We are working closely with teams at all locations to offer you the best prices possible.
What other events are going on?
This year's Varsity will take place from Saturday 1st April to Wednesday 5th April 2017 in venues across the city. Visit welshvarsity.com to see a full list of fixtures. Your Welsh Varsity ticket gives access to all sporting fixtures associated with the tournament.
Can I buy an after party ticket if I’m not going to the match at the Stadium?
No, after party access is only available to students that have purchased an All-inclusive or Ultimate club night bundle. There is a set capacity for the after party so once tickets are sold out we won’t be able to release any more.
Can non students buy tickets?
Yes, you can purchase tickets for the Men’s rugby game from the Principality Stadium website. COMING SOON!
Is there Varsity merchandise for sale?
You can buy the official Varsity range from the Varsity shop on the Ground Floor of the Students’ Union. This includes official crewneck, hoodie, tee shirt, mugs, dragon teddies, sports tee-shirt and rugby balls. Feeling patriotic? - Get your foam fingers and face paints for a great price! #TeamCardiff
Is there a hashtag? What’s happening on social media?
Yes, we’re using #TeamCardiff on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Get the latest scores and updates from @CardiffStudents.
Can students bring non-student guests?
Yes, the student buying the tickets will need to show a valid Cardiff ID at the collection, but they are welcome to bring friends that aren’t Cardiff University students. Please note – guests must be over 18 to enter the club and must provide valid proof of age (See our full terms and conditions).
What ID does the Students’ Union accept?
Valid passport or valid driver’s license ONLY
When do we collect our t-shirts?
You will collect your t-shirts on the same day as you tickets to the stadium and wristbands. *Please see ‘When is collection?’
Can I take food with me for the day?
Yes, food can be taken into all venues.
Will tickets for the after party be available on the door?
No, after party tickets will only be sold to students that have purchased an All-Inclusive or Ultimate Club Night Bundle.