We would like to welcome you to view our world-class campus facilities in London and Manchester, which have the iconic Wembley Stadium and Etihad Stadium at their heart.

Our exciting Open Days are the ideal way to gain an inside look to what life is like at UCFB and the unique opportunities available to you as a student. As well as being able to look around the state-of-the-art facilities 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.

We run Open Days every 4 – 6 weeks, so if you can’t attend the current date available, keep an eye on our website for the next date to be announced. For those unable to attend an Open Day, we also host a number of online webinars where you’ll be able to speak with UCFB staff about all aspects of life at UCFB, in and out of the classroom.

You can also take a virtual tour of the world-class campus facilities here.


Upcoming Open Days

There are a limited number of places available on our Open Days and these fill up quickly due to high demand. We recommend that you book your place early to guarantee your place. Click on your preferred date to book.


UCFB Wembley

Wednesday 30th May (2.00 pm Registration) – AVAILABLE

Our open days will take place at the UCFB campus within Wembley Stadium.


UCFB Etihad Campus

Thursday 17th May (2.00pm Registration) – AVAILABLE

Our open days will take place at the UCFB campus within Etihad Stadium.


Please note that to attend a UCFB Open Day all attendees (prospective students and all guests) must bring photo ID on the day. Without this, you may be refused entry to the stadium, due to stadium security policy. Thank you for your understanding.


Undergraduate Webinars

Next available undergraduate webinar dates coming soon.

If you are unable to attend any of the above dates or alternatively wish to discuss attending an evening session, please call our Student Recruitment & Admissions team on 03332417333 or email us at opendays@ucfb.com.

What to expect on the day+

As well as being able to look around the state-of-the-art facilities 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. They include:

  • Academic – find out more about your preferred degree programme and who’ll be leading it;
  • Admissions – our team will be able to explain to you the entry procedure for each degree programme, such as the grades required;
  • Student Finance – ask questions about student finance, loans and how to fund your degree;
  • Students’ Union – find out more about the fun and varied activities our SU organise for students each year, including Freshers’ Week;
  • Athletic Union – a number of sports teams are available to join at UCFB. Just ask what is running and how you can join;
  • Accommodation – discover our chosen accommodation partners in each city. We’ll have plenty of information at the Open Day; however, you can also plan to visit the accommodation on the day;
  • Scholarships and Bursaries – we offer a number of initiatives to help fund your studies, find out more about these from our team;
  • Employment & Enrichment – see how our unique model for learning is put into action. Discover what recent exciting opportunities our current students have been able to access;
  • Future Students Team – talk to our dedicated team about all aspects of your application to UCFB.

Open Days, at each campus, usually take place at 2pm. However, on occasion we’ll run a morning session at 9.30am also. To check which sessions are available and book your place click here.

Stadium and facilities tour+

The Open Day includes the chance to tour each respective stadium and see a number of our state-of-the-art learning facilities. The small stadium tour* is hosted by the stadium operators, while our brilliant team will lead you around the UCFB facilities, including classrooms and the library.

* Subject to availability.

Accommodation+

There will also be the chance to look around our partner’s halls of residence on the day. Simply visit before or after your chosen Open Day slot to see the types of rooms available, as well as the great living facilities on offer.

We have partnered with CRM Students at Grand Felda House to offer UCFB Wembley students vibrant, safe and centrally-located student accommodation in the heart of Wembley. Click here for more information and to organise your visit.

FAQs+

We’re sure you have questions about UCFB and our Open Days, so we’ve put together some handy FAQs which we think tells you everything you need to know about our events. However, should you not find your answer then please contact us on opendays@ucfb.com or on 03332417333 where we’ll be more than happy to help.

What time do I need to be there?

Morning session: 9.30am registration.

Afternoon session: 2pm registration.

Can I attend more than one degree talk?

Yes, our degree talks are repeated three times.

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

If you cannot attend any of the Open Day dates currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we hold Open Days on a regular basis throughout the year. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for further 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.

Will I be there all day?

No, you will not need to be there all day. The UCFB Open Days will run at the following times:

Morning session: 9.30am – 1pm

Afternoon session: 2pm – 5.30pm

Where do I register?

B2 Club Wembley Reception, Wembley Stadium.

Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Wembley map here: http://bit.ly/2yJAmWA

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

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.

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.

How do I cancel/rebook?

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

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, please email opendays@ucfb.com and a member of our events team will get back in touch with you to rebook for the next available Open Day date.

Who will be there on the day?

The event will give you the opportunity to learn more about our unique degrees taught from within a living environment of the football and sports industry. You will have a chance to meet students and academics, explore our facilities and ask any questions that you have about our degrees. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admissions; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

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.

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 opendays@ucfb.com.

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.

Is there an accommodation tour?

Grand Felda House, our accommodation provider for 2018 can, be viewed any time before or after the Open Day. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Grand Felda House
Empire Way
Wembley
HA9 0EF

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.

I booked my place on the UCFB Open 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 opendays@ucfb.com and we’ll be able to confirm your booking for you.

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

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

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example a driving licence, passport or bank card, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

What to do if you are a member of staff at a school or college and would like to bring your students to visit the campus?

Due to there being a limited number of places available on our Open Days we cannot host schools or college visits on these days, however we are more than happy to take school and college visits at other times. If you are interested in bringing students to view either of our campuses, please contact studentenquiries@ucfb.com.

What to expect on the day+

As well as being able to look around the state-of-the-art facilities 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. They include:

  • Academic – find out more about your preferred degree programme and who’ll be leading it;
  • Admissions – our team will be able to explain to you the entry procedure for each degree programme, such as the grades required;
  • Student Finance – ask questions about student finance, loans and how to fund your degree;
  • Students’ Union – find out more about the fun and varied activities our SU organise for students each year, including Freshers’ Week;
  • Athletic Union – a number of sports teams are available to join at UCFB. Just ask what is running and how you can join;
  • Accommodation – discover our chosen accommodation partners in each city. We’ll have plenty of information at the Open Day; however, you can also plan to visit the accommodation on the day;
  • Scholarships and Bursaries – we offer a number of initiatives to help fund your studies, find out more about these from our team;
  • Employment & Enrichment – see how our unique model for learning is put into action. Discover what recent exciting opportunities our current students have been able to access;
  • Future Students Team – talk to our dedicated team about all aspects of your application to UCFB.

Open Days, at each campus, usually take place at 2pm. However, on occasion we’ll run a morning session at 9.30am also. To check which sessions are available and book your place click here.

Stadium and facilities tour+

The Open Day includes the chance to tour each respective stadium and see a number of our state-of-the-art learning facilities. The small stadium tour* is hosted by the stadium operators, while our brilliant team will lead you around the UCFB facilities, including classrooms and the library.

* Subject to availability.

Accommodation+

There will also be the chance to look around our partner’s halls of residence on the day. Simply visit before or after your chosen Open Day slot to see the types of rooms available, as well as the great living facilities on offer.

Click here for more information and to organise your visit.

FAQs+

We’re sure you have questions about UCFB and our Open Days, so we’ve put together some handy FAQs which we think tells you everything you need to know about our events. However, should you not find your answer then please contact us on opendays@ucfb.com or on 03332417333 where we’ll be more than happy to help.

What time do I need to be there?

Morning session: 9.30am registration.

Afternoon session: 2pm registration.

Can I attend more than one degree talk?

Yes, our degree talks are repeated three times.

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

If you cannot attend any of the Open Day dates currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we hold Open Days on a regular basis throughout the year. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for further 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.

Will I be there all day?

No, you will not need to be there all day. The UCFB Open Days will run at the following times:

Morning session: 9.30am – 1pm

Afternoon session: 2pm – 5.30pm

Where do I register?

East Stand Reception, Etihad Stadium.

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.

How do I get there on public transport?

Access by Car:

All Open 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.

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.

How do I cancel/rebook?

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

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, please email opendays@ucfb.com and a member of our events team will get back in touch with you to rebook for the next available Open Day date.

Who will be there on the day?

The event will give you the opportunity to learn more about our unique degrees taught from within a living environment of the football and sports industry. You will have a chance to meet students and academics, explore our facilities and ask any questions that you have about our degrees. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admissions; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

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.

Where do I park?

Grey Car Park, access via Gate 7.

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 opendays@ucfb.com.

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.

Is there an accommodation tour?

Piccadilly Point, our accommodation provider for 2018 can, be viewed any time before or after the Open Day. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Piccadilly Point
23 Berry Street
Manchester
M1 2AD

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.

I booked my place on the UCFB Open 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 opendays@ucfb.com and we’ll be able to confirm your booking for you.

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

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

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example a driving licence, passport or bank card, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

What to do if you are a member of staff at a school or college and would like to bring your students to visit the campus?

Due to there being a limited number of places available on our Open Days we cannot host schools or college visits on these days, however we are more than happy to take school and college visits at other times. If you are interested in bringing students to view either of our campuses, please contact studentenquiries@ucfb.com.