UCFB Wembley is situated inside and around the iconic Wembley Stadium, London. With contemporary facilities overlooking the famous turf, students are provided an inspirational setting to study in.
What could be more motivating for a future career in the football and sport industry than walking into the most famous stadium in the world? Our UCFB Wembley campus enjoys excellent facilities with lecture theatres, seminar rooms, quiet study areas, library and media suites to name a few.
Just a short walk away from the stadium are our surrounding learning facilities at the Wembley Library and Drum Theatre at the Brent Civic Centre, and Wembley Holiday Inn, Hilton and Novotel Business Centres, with each offering professional surroundings to further your educational experience. UCFB has ensured these facilities maintain a consistent and exceptional learning environment for our students.
Sporting opportunities at UCFB Wembley
The experience of studying in and around Wembley Stadium wouldn’t be complete without the option to take part in a wide array of sports and leisure activities. A number of high-calibre sport venues are just a few minutes ride from UCFB Wembley. Silver Jubilee Park is home to Hendon FC and features a state-of-the-art 3G pitch. Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre is a wide-ranging leisure facility which features cycling and fitness suites, a dance studio, badminton courts and a sauna to name a few.
Vale Farm Sports Centre features much of the above, as well as a 25m swimming pool and squash courts. Across from the stadium, Lucozade Powerleague have a number of football courts suitable for short forms of the game. Students who live at Grand Felda House, our chosen accommodation provider in Wembley, will also gain free gym and swim membership at Better gym, which is located in the same building as the halls of residence.
Employment opportunities at UCFB Wembley
As a UCFB Wembley student you may have the opportunity to apply for event day employment. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to not only gain experience within a best-in-class business environment, but will also to give you the opportunity to support yourself financially while studying at UCFB. Furthermore, as is the norm at UCFB, there will be a number of placements and work experience opportunities for you to apply for during your degree studies.
Executive Guest Speakers at UCFB Wembley
UCFB Wembley attracts some of the most experienced and insightful guest speakers from across the football and sport industry for you to learn from. Additionally, key Wembley Stadium operational staff form part of our Executive Guest Speaker programme allowing you to gain an invaluable insight into not only the operations of the stadium but the chance to network and promote yourself for future employment opportunities.
Previous guest speakers at UCFB Wembley have included England manager Gareth Southgate, Sky Sports News presenter Hayley McQueen, 1966 World Cup winner George Cohen, former Republic of Ireland and Sunderland striker Niall Quinn, BBC presenter Gabby Logan and Apprentice and Countdown star Nick Hewer.