YUSU Statement : College Varsity 2021 Cancelled
It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce the cancellation of this year's College Varsity event due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Durham University and Team Durham have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's event as a result of uncertainty surrounding the length of the current national lockdown and total suspension of all grassroots sport, as well as the lack of clarity on Government’s plans to ease restrictions.YUSU fully supports Durham in their decision.
We understand that students will be very disappointed with this news, however the priority has to be the health and safety of competitors and spectators. We also have to operate within the Government regulations currently in place.
At this stage we cannot say what the arrangements will be with regards to the venue for next year’s event, but our Sabbatical Officers will remain in contact to facilitate these discussions. Your York Sport Union President, Maddi, will be working with the College Sport Committee, York Sport Union Committee and YUSU Staff team to discuss potential options for a celebration of College Sport in Term 3 should restrictions allow.