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Celebrating at Sports Ball 2023


Over the course of the year our clubs and teams are invited to take part in various events, these include Clash of the Minsters, Freshers Fair and Sports Ball.

The Clash of the Minsters event against York St John rounds off the year with a full day of competition. The fixture alternates each year with Team Sunderland and York St John taking it in turns to host.

This event is an important part of the sporting calendar and is a great opportunity for students to enjoy some friendly competition outside of the usual BUCS competition, as well as claiming bragging rights!

Freshers' Fair helps recruit new and returning students for sports clubs while our annual Sports Ball recognises the achievements of our teams and members across the academic year.

Freshers Fair

Freshers Fair

The Freshers Fair is one of the biggest student events of the year, held in CitySpace the Fair is the perfect start to the academic year.


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COTM 2023

Clash of the Minsters

Clash of the Minsters sees Team Sunderland's clubs take on York St John in an action packed day of sport that brings an end to the BUCS season for the year.

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TeesWear Varsity

TeesWear Varsity is the annual sporting event that sees University of Sunderland sports teams take on those from Teesside University. The one-day event started in the year 2000 and saw students from across 20 teams play each other in their chosen sport.

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Sports Ball Men's Football award

Team Sunderland Annual Ball

The Team Sunderland Annual Ball is our chance to celebrate everything we have achieved this academic year.

Whether it’s a new club competing in a BUCS league or an individual representing the University at a national event, no achievement is too big or small. 

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