Student Placements & Work Experience
92% of UCFB's graduates are in employment
The unrivalled opportunities at UCFB to apply for and undertake placements within the football, sport and events industries will enable you to develop your skills and knowledge whilst experiencing first-hand life in a real working and fast paced business environment.
You will have the opportunity to graduate from UCFB not only with a high standard of education, but also an impressive CV with a number of years of experience in the sport industry.
Placements and work experience are an important way to improve your employability and begin a successful career within a chosen industry. Superb placements for UCFB students to date have included positions in Premier League football clubs, national governing bodies in the UK and abroad, sports brands, professional leagues and start-up companies.
Our current students have gained experience in an impressive array of careers whilst at UCFB, including sports journalism, digital marketing, website management, photography, broadcasting, sponsorship activation, coaching, sports law and event and retail management.
UCFB students’ work experience opportunities have included:
UCFB has to date arranged student placements in domestic and international organisations including the following:
The opportunity to carry out employment activities within these operational environments provides you with a platform to strengthen your CV and gain a wider understanding of the 360 degree operation of the sport industry, working alongside the best in the business.
Earn while you learn
In and around both UCFB campuses, there is an abundance of paid work opportunities in the local area for students to earn while they learn, with many in the football, sport and events industries that will look great on a CV.