Get involved in this year’s VC’s Cup

Looking for a break from your daily work routine? Want to meet new members of staff and engage with your colleagues in a fun and social environment? Then entering a team in this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Cup (VC’s Cup) is just the thing for you and your department.

 Our VC’s Cup programme is delivered by your friendly Kent Sport – Sports Development Team (Charlie, Billy and Dean) and offers a light-hearted, inclusive and fair inter departmental events programme for all staff across the University of Kent, regardless of ability, experience or fitness levels.

From November 2022 to September 2023 staff departments across the University of Kent compete twice a month against each other in a series of different activities, including but not limited to volleyball, benchball, The Cube, rounders, golf, pub games and more. Last year we had 14 teams including Kent Business School, Division of Human and Social Sciences, Estates, Central Student Administration Office, Division of Computing and, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Kent Union and more.

Typically departments engage during two lunch hours (12pm-1pm or 1pm-2pm) a month. The Sports Development Team contact team captains and vice captains a week prior to each event to inform them of the location, time and rules of the upcoming activity. All you need to do is get a few colleagues together and show up. You will then play against other departments and begin scoring points. At the end of each event, the Sports Development Team tally the results and share these with all the teams. These results count towards your overall ranking and at the end of the last event, our Quiz and Presentation evening, the VC Cup champion is crowned.

Deadline for entries is Friday 28 October at 17.00 – get your entry in now by emailing

You can find out more about the Vice-Chancellor’s Cup, what’s happening and when on the VC’s Cup webpages.

The Sports Development Team look forward to hearing from you! 

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