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Greenwich Students' Union and London Southbank will be holding a virtual varsity on 24 March.
This will be the start of the partnership which means there is all to play for! The event will feature competitions and challenges to earn important points to be crowned
Varsity 2021 winners and sign-ups are now open.


 
 

Team Challenges

 

Team Greenwich will compete against London Southbank University in 10 pre-arranged sporting challenges. Each sport will nominate 5 of its team and compete against the same team from London Southbank in the relevant challenge, all challenges will be worth a set number of points to form a leader board throughout the day. All teams must enter as a team not as individuals. 

 

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Press-Up Challenge

The Futsal Team will compete against LSBU in the Press Up Challenge. They will have 1 minute to perform as many press ups as possible, this will be recorded on a live zoom link. Once complete the University with the highest total will be awarded 10 points.

Press-Up Challenge

Sit-Up Challenge

The Women’s Basketball Team will compete against LSBU in the Sit Up Challenge. They will have 1 minute to perform as many sit ups as possible, this will be recorded on a live zoom link. Once complete the University with the highest total will be awarded 10 points.

Sit-Up Challenge

Burpees Challenge

The Netball Team will compete against LSBU in the Burpees Challenge. They will have 1 minute to perform as many burpees as possible, this will be recorded on a live zoom link. Once complete the University with the highest total will be awarded 10 points.

Burpees Challenge

Bags of Sugar Challenge

The Men’s Basketball Team will compete against LSBU in the Bags of Sugar Challenge. They will be timed until they are unable to hold the bags of sugar anymore, this will be recorded on a live zoom link. Once complete the University with the highest total time will be awarded 10 points.

Bags of Sugar Challenge

2km Challenge

The Volleyball Team will compete against LSBU in the 2km Run Challenge. They will record 5 separate runs by submitting evidence of the run accompanied with a short video to introduce the challenge and the time recorded. Once complete the University with the shortest overall time will be awarded 10 points.

2km Challenge

 

 

 

 
Plank Challenge

The Cheer & Dance Team will compete against LSBU in the Plank Challenge. They will be timed until they are unable to hold the Plank position anymore, this will be recorded on a live zoom link. Once complete the University with the highest total time will be awarded 10 points.

Plank Challenge

 

Team 20km

The Badminton Team will compete against LSBU in the Team 20km Run Challenge. They can decide the distance each participant runs however it must equal 20km. They will submit evidence of each run accompanied with a short video to introduce the challenge and the time recorded. Once complete the University with the shortest overall time will be awarded 10 points.

Team 20km

Keepy Up Challenge

The Men’s & Women’s Football Team will compete against LSBU in the Keepy Up Challenge. They will have one attempt to complete as many Keepy Ups as possible in one go without the ball bouncing, this will be recorded on a live zoom link. The University with the highest total number of Keepy Ups for both Men’s and Women’s will be awarded 10 points each.

Keepy Up Challenge 

Team Circuit

The Rugby Team will compete against LSBU in the Team Circuit Challenge. There will be a total of 5 different exercises that will need to all be completed by each member of the team; this will be recorded on a live zoom link. The University with the shortest overall time will be awarded 10 points.

Team Circuit

 

 

 
 
 
 

Individual Sporting Challenges 

 

If you're a Team Greenwich or London Southbank member but are not being put forward for the Team Greenwich challenges, then you can take part in an individual sporting challenge. All entries will be filmed prior to the event day, the top 5 entries for each challenge will earn points to add to the live leader board throughout the day.  

 

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Team Greenwich members will compete against LSBU in the Plank Challenge. They will be timed until they are unable to hold the Plank position anymore, this will be recorded on a live zoom link or pre-recorded and sent in. Once complete the participant with the highest total time will be awarded 5 points for their University. 

Plank Challenge 

Team Greenwich members will compete against LSBU in the Press Up Challenge. They will have 1 minute to perform as many press ups as possible, this will be recorded on a live zoom link or pre-recorded and sent in.  Once complete the participant with the highest total will be awarded 5 points for their University.  

Press Up Challenge 

Team Greenwich members will compete against LSBU in the Sit Up Challenge. They will have 1 minute to perform as many sit ups as possible, this will be recorded on a live zoom link or pre-recorded and sent in.  Once complete the participant with the highest total will be awarded 5 points for their University.  

Sit Up Challenge 

Team Greenwich members will compete against LSBU in the Wall Sit Challenge. They will be timed until they are unable to hold the Wall Sit position anymore, this will be recorded on a live zoom link or pre-recorded and sent in. Once complete the participant with the highest total time will be awarded 5 points for their University. 

Wall Sit Challenge 

Team Greenwich members will compete against LSBU in the 8km Cycling Challenge. They will evidence their cycle by submitting evidence of the cycle accompanied with a short video to introduce the challenge and the time recorded. Once complete participant with the shortest time will be awarded 5 points for their University. 

Cycling Challenge 

 

 

 

 

Team Greenwich members will compete against LSBU in the Handstand Challenge. They will be timed until they are unable to hold the Handstand position anymore, this will be recorded on a live zoom link or pre-recorded and sent in. Once complete the participant with the highest total time will be awarded 5 points for their University. 

Handstand Challenge 

Team Greenwich members will compete against LSBU in the Handstand Press Up Challenge. They will have 1 minute to perform as many press ups as possible, this will be recorded on a live zoom link or pre-recorded and sent in.  Once complete the participant with the highest total will be awarded 5 points for their University. 

Handstand Press Up Challenge 

 

Society Challenges

 

Varsity is a day for all Student Groups to have the opportunity to get involved to help their team bring home the trophy. Our Societies will have two chances to earn points to add to the live leader board which include E-Sports competition and the Ultimate Quiz competition.

 

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TBC

E-sports Competition

GSU Society members will compete against LSBU in the Society Ultimate Quiz. There will be 5 quizzes to be involved in throughout the day with 5 different societies competing for GSU and LSBU. These will be participated in via Kahoot, each quiz will consist of 10 questions. Once complete the winning team will win 5 points for their University.

Society Ultimate Quiz