25th May 2017

Meet the employer event at UCFB Wembley huge success

Postgraduate students were given the perfect opportunity to build contacts for their future careers thanks to a meet the employer event at UCFB Wembley.

A number of companies gave presentations to students inside Wembley Stadium, allowing the job seekers to see the opportunities available to them following graduation.

As well as being an opportunity for students to network, the day also gave a chance to employers to find out more about the unique learning experience at UCFB and how its students are...

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23rd May 2017

UCFB Statement

Everyone at UCFB is shocked and saddened by the events in Manchester last night, and our sincere thoughts are with the friends and family of those who have been affected by this tragedy.

Today we stand together with the great people and emergency services of this brilliant city, and with the wider UCFB family who we hope are safe and well.

Any students who were at Manchester Arena or are concerned by last night’s events can talk privately with the UCFB pastoral...

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18th May 2017

Lucky charm Jamie experiencing life at championship winning Blackburn Rovers Ladies

Jamie Green might just have been the lucky charm Blackburn Rovers Ladies team needed this season.

After clinching the Women’s Premier League Northern Division title, the team are set to take on Southern Division champions Tottenham Hotspur Ladies later this month in a play-off to earn promotion to the Women’s Super League Division Two.

Joining the club’s media team as an intern just before Christmas, Jamie, a BA (Hons) Football Business & Media student at UCFB Etihad Campus, has seen the team...

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16th May 2017

Josh taking on marathon challenge to raise vital funds for Macmillan Cancer Support

A UCFB student will run six half marathons in as many days this summer as part of his fundraising efforts for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Josh Arnold, a BA (Hons) Sports Business & Coaching student at the UCFB Etihad Campus, will take on the challenge of running 13 miles per day by running between numerous football clubs, before finishing with a traditional 26-mile marathon between Portsmouth and Southampton.

His efforts are particularly poignant for Josh and his family, with his mum currently undergoing...

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12th May 2017

Nou Camp calling for two ambitious UCFB students

Two UCFB students are heading to the world-famous home of FC Barcelona to gain vital work experience at a record breaking medical conference.

Albert Bassols and Benedikt Neumeier will act as press liaisons at The Future of Football Medicine conference this month, taking place at the Camp Nou, in what will be the largest football medicine and performance event ever held.

The conference is being run by Isokinetic Medical Group, a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence, and will be attended by some...

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7th May 2017

Lewis surrounded by history in finance role at Manchester’s National Football Museum

The National Football Museum in Manchester is a treasure trove of delights for football fans all over the country.

Memorabilia spanning the last century, including England’s famous 1966 World Cup win, and an expanse of interactive games are housed there, wowing crowds on a daily basis.

And it’s in this special building that UCFB Etihad Campus student Lewis Ferguson is currently enjoying work experience as part of the organisation’s finance team.

🎥 Watch UCFB student , Lewis Ferguson, speak about his...

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4th May 2017

Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher talks media and coaching to UCFB students

By Riegan Thompson

Football is a global industry that provides jobs on and off the field. Players nearing the end of their careers are faced with the difficult task of what to do once they retire. Many decide to venture into management or coaching, but with the explosion of television coverage many former pros now take up roles in the media.

Jamie Carragher is one of England’s most successful players. A rare one club man, ‘Carra’ won 11 major honours in...

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2nd May 2017

Graduate Alice heading to Kenya to volunteer and coach with Notts County

One UCFB graduate is preparing for a life changing trip to Kenya where she’ll be volunteering as a sport coach and teacher in the schools of Nakuru.

Alice Kelk, who left UCFB in 2016 after graduating from the BA (Hons) Football Business & Media programme with a first class degree, has taken up the opportunity with Notts County Football in the Community to visit the town and its children, around 100 miles north west of capital Nairobi.

Excited for UCFB...

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29th April 2017

In Focus: Wladimir Klitschko: good guys, bad guys and the complicated world of promoting a boxer

By James McKeown, Head of Global Marketing at UCFB

Does it pay to be the bad guy in sport? This is a question that sports marketing professionals often wrestle with and it is particularly appropriate to boxing, where fighters rely on grabbing the public’s attention in order to secure themselves a payday.

This weekend sees the most anticipated fight of the year take place inside Wembley Stadium, home of UCFB Wembley, when Britain’s Anthony Joshua takes on Wladimir Klitschko for three world...

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28th April 2017

‘Be prepared to work, work, work when organising a sporting event’

The world’s best athletes will descend on London this summer for the world para and athletic championships.

The Olympic Stadium in east London will be the venue once again, five years on from the unforgettable 2012 Olympic Games.

Hundreds of thousands of spectators will flock to the stadium to see the world’s fastest man Usain Bolt one final time before he retires, as well as get behind British favourites Sir Mo Farah and Greg Rutherford.

Tickets for London 2017 launched last year, with...

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