Female freshers were forced to eat maggots, dog food and worms during a hockey initiation ceremony that left everyone vomiting.

Wannabe players were made to brush their teeth with garlic paste and pass mouldy chilli soup between them using just their mouths.

The Loughborough University students were also fed onions and milk, pelted with eggs and flour and made to down “dirty” pints of booze mixed with “soggy beef”.

The incident took place at a hockey initiation at Loughborough University

A girl became so ill that she was given a foil hypothermia blanket.

Messages from two freshers revealed the extent of the wild night on December 6 at five student houses in Leicestershire with different themes – including I’m A Celeb.

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One revealed: “I vommed after the chilli soup bit. The soup was gone off. I managed to hold it down till I passed the soup on then vommed.”

The girls were split into two teams and told that they had to finish a giant bottle of strong cheap booze.

The girls exchanged messages detailing the events of the night

A second fresher said: “Bottle of Frosty Jack’s is like three litre cider and I down about 1.5 litres.

"I was so cold like proper chattering teeth so X took me into her house and gave me a foil blanket.”

A uni spokesperson said the claims “fell below the high standards expected of Loughborough athletes” and have launched an investigation.