Congratulations on receiving your invitation to our exclusive event for UCFB applicants. The UCFB Taster Day has been designed to give you a full understanding of the unrivalled experience that studying at UCFB has to offer as well as spending the day in the life of a UCFB student at one of our world-class campuses.

You will hear from our best-in-class guest speakers and take part in a practical academic session specific to your chosen degree programme.

As well as being able to look around the state-of-the-art facilities that you’ll use during your time with us, a number of academic and UCFB staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Our in-house experts will be ready to talk you through the admission process, student finance and beyond.

Book your place today

To find the available dates and further information for your chosen degree programme, please click on the campus that you have applied to below.

Experience a day in the life of a UCFB Wembley student, sign up for an Applicant Taster Day today.

UCFB Wembley dates+

UCFB Wembley Taster Day dates
Football Coaching & Management
24th January - Arrival 10am
27th February - Arrival 10am
Sports Business & Coaching
24th January - Arrival 10am
27th February - Arrival 10am
Football Business & Marketing
24th January - Arrival 1pm
27th February - Arrival 1pm
Football Business & Finance
24th January - Arrival 1pm
27th February - Arrival 1pm
Football Business & Media
24th January - Arrival 1pm
9th March - Arrival 1pm
International Football Business
24th January - Arrival 1pm
Multimedia Sports Journalism
9th March - Arrival 1pm
Sports Business & Sports Broadcasting
9th March - Arrival 1pm
Sports Business & Sport Law
27th February- Arrival 1pm
Sports Psychology
27th February
Stadium & Events Management
27th February- Arrival 1pm
Physical Education
27th February - Arrival 1pm

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FAQs+

Please see below our most frequently asked questions. If there is something that we haven’t answered for you, please contact us at events@ucfb.com.

Q. Can I attend more than one Taster Day?

Yes, if you have applied to more than one degree programme at UCFB you can attend multiple Taster Days to help you make a decision.

Q. What should I do if I can’t attend any of the Taster Day dates listed on the website?

If you cannot attend any of the Taster Day dates currently listed on our website, don’t worry as we have plenty of other opportunities throughout the year for you to visit UCFB. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for Open Day dates. Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact studentenquiries@ucfb.com.

Q. What will the timings be?

Morning Session (Coaching Only): 10.30am-3.30pm

Afternoon Session: 1pm-5.30pm.

Q. Can I see the schedule beforehand?

Yes, this will be emailed out to you with your confirmation. Alternatively, this can also be downloaded off our website.

Q. What shall I bring with me?

Please check your confirmation for individual degree programme as this differs for some courses. If you have any further questions please email events@ucfb.com.

Q. Shall I bring my own lunch?

Tea, coffee and water will be provided but we recommend you make your own plans to eat before or after the Taster session. For attendees to a Coaching Taster session, there is no formal lunch break; however, you may wish to bring lunch or snacks with you.

Q. Where do I register on the day?

B2 Club Wembley Reception, Wembley Stadium.

Q. Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Wembley map here.

You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

Q. How do I get there on public transport?

Please make your way to the Club Wembley main entrance, as shown on the map.

Access from Wembley Park station:

As you approach Wembley Stadium along Olympic Way, remain at street level and walk under the pedestrian walkway. Straight in front of you is the Club Wembley main entrance.

Access from Wembley Stadium and Wembley Central stations:

From Wembley Central, turn right out of the station and walk down the High Road. Turn left at the triangle, towards Wembley Stadium station. Cross White Horse Bridge and turn left onto Wembley Park Boulevard, and follow the path in front of the London Designer Outlet. Once you reach Wembley Arena on your left, turn right and walk under the pedestrian walk way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

Access by car:

Make your way to the Stadium and follow signs for the Yellow Car Park off Engineers Way. Postcode – HA9 0EG.

Access from the Yellow Car Park:

Exit the car park on foot onto Engineers Way. Turn right and walk along the road until you reach the zebra crossing. Cross the road and turn left on Olympic Way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

Q. How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests on the day. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

Q. How do I cancel/rebook?

If you wish to cancel your UCFB Taster Day booking or rebook for a new date, please email events@ucfb.com.

Q. Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, please email events@ucfb.com and a member of our events team will get back in touch with you.

Q. Who will be there on the day?

The UCFB Taster Day event will give you the chance to experience the day in the life of a UCFB student at one of our world-class campuses. It will consist of a sample academic session with an academic from your chosen degree programme, a tour of your chosen campus, a chance to view our student accommodation and the exciting opportunity to hear from a very special guest speaker from the football and sport industry. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admission; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

Q. Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the day. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Q. Where do I park?

Yellow Car Park on Engineers Way.
Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Q. Will I have a guide for the day?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the day to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Q. Is there an accommodation tour?

Grand Felda House, our accommodation provider for 2019 can, be viewed any time before or after the Taster Day. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Grand Felda House
Empire Way
Wembley
HA9 0EF

Q. Is there a wider facilities tour?

Yes, there will be opportunity on the day to look at the wider campus facilities including classrooms and the library.

Q. I booked my place on the UCFB Taster Day a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check for any reason, please contact events@ucfb.com and we’ll be able to confirm your booking for you.

Q. My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names change, please email events@ucfb.com who will be able to update your booking.

Q. Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of photographic ID, for example a driving licence or passport, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons. Without this, entry may not be permitted to the stadium.

Experience a day in the life of a UCFB Etihad Campus student, sign up for an Applicant Taster Day today.

UCFB Etihad Campus dates+

UCFB Etihad Campus Taster Day dates
Football Coaching & Management
25th January - Arrival 10am
20th February - Arrival 10am
Football Coaching & Talent Development
25th January - Arrival 10am
20th February - Arrival 10am
Football Business & Marketing
25th January - Arrival 1pm
20th February - Arrival 1pm
Football Business & Finance
25th January - Arrival 1pm
20th February - Arrival 1pm
Football Business & Media
25th January - Arrival 1pm
20th February - Arrival 1pm
International Football Business
20th February - Arrival 1pm

BOOK NOW

FAQs+

Please see below our most frequently asked questions. If there is something that we haven’t answered for you, please contact us at events@ucfb.com.

Q. Can I attend more than one Taster Day?

A. Yes, if you have applied to more than one degree programme at UCFB you can attend multiple Taster Days to help you make a decision.

Q. What should I do if I can’t attend any of the Taster Day dates listed on the website?

If you cannot attend any of the Taster Day dates currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we have plenty of other opportunities throughout the year for you to visit UCFB. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for Open Day dates. Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact studentenquiries@ucfb.com.

Q. What will the timings be?

Morning Session (Coaching Only): 10.30am-3.30pm

Afternoon Session: 1pm-5.30pm.

Q. Can I see the schedule beforehand?

Yes, this will be emailed out to you with your confirmation. Alternatively this can also be downloaded off our website.

Q. What shall I bring with me?

Please check your confirmation for individual degree programmes as this differs for some courses. If you have any further questions please email events@ucfb.com

Q. Shall I bring my own lunch?

Tea, coffee and water will be provided but we recommend you make your own plans to eat before or after the Taster session. For attendees to a Coaching Taster session, there is no formal lunch break; however, you may wish to bring lunch or snacks with you.

Q. Where do I register on the day?

East Stand Reception, Etihad Stadium.

Q. Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Etihad Campus map here.

You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

Q. How do I get there on public transport?

Access by car

All Taster Day attendees should drive at the Etihad Campus via Gate 7 on Ashton New Road (A662) and park in the Grey Car Park.

Our reception is located at the East Stand entrance (entrance F). South Stand car parking is complimentary for our guests.

Access by tram

The Metrolink tram system is also a great way of accessing the Etihad Stadium. Please board the Ashton-under-Lyne or Etihad Campus routes. The journey takes approximately 11 minutes from Piccadilly station and then reception is a short walk from the tram stop.

For more details on this please visit the Metrolink website.

Q. How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests on the day. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

Q. How do I cancel/rebook?

If you wish to cancel your UCFB Taster Day booking or rebook for a new date, please email events@ucfb.com.

Q. Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, please email events@ucfb.com and a member of our events team will get back in touch with you.

Q. Who will be there on the day?

The UCFB Taster Day event will give you the chance to experience the day in the life of a UCFB student at one of our world-class campuses. It will consist of a sample academic session with an academic from your chosen degree programme, a tour of your chosen campus, a chance to view our student accommodation and the exciting opportunity to hear from a very special guest speaker from the football and sport industry. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admission; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

Q. Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the day. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Q. Where do I park?

Arrive at the Etihad Campus via Gate 7 on Ashton New Road (A662) and park in the Grey Car Park.
Please note vehicle registrations must be registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Q. Will I have a guide for the day?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the day to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Q. Is there an accommodation tour?

Piccadilly Point, our accommodation provider for 2019, can be viewed any time before or after the Taster Day. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Piccadilly Point
23 Berry Street
Manchester
M1 2AD

Q. Is there a wider facilities tour?

Yes, there will be opportunity on the day to look at the wider campus facilities including classrooms and the library.

Q. I booked my place on the UCFB Taster Day a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check for any reason, please contact events@ucfb.com and we’ll be able to confirm your booking for you.

Q. My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names change, please email events@ucfb.com who will be able to update your booking.

Q. Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of photographic ID, for example a driving licence or passport, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons. Without this, entry may not be permitted to the stadium.