12th July 2016

The UCFB Student Experience: Life at UCFB Etihad Campus

UCFB Etihad Campus is situated in and around the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, with classrooms overlooking the pitch. As part of a global and iconic stadium, UCFB Etihad Campus provides you with an inspirational and motivational environment for your studies.

The launch of the Manchester campus marked a significant step in UCFB’s growth, and allows students to live, learn and work in the heart of one of Europe’s leading sporting facilities used on a daily basis by world-leading athletes.

Not only are lectures...

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1st July 2016

BA (Hons) Football Business & Media at UCFB

This is the degree video for the unique BA (Hons) Football Business & Media degree programme at UCFB.

UCFB is a world first in higher education, providing university degrees in the football business, sport and leisure industries.

The football industry has been transformed by media investment and emergent communications technologies that range from the latest English Premier League television and radio broadcast deals to the proliferation of online media. The football industry is supported by all media platforms including print, broadcast and...

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29th June 2016

The UCFB Student Experience: Employability

UCFB is a world first in higher education, providing university degrees in the football business, sport and events industries.

Our stellar collection of employability and enrichment services, and unique Complementary Curriculum ensure industry-ready graduates enjoy a natural progression into their chosen career.

As such, we are proud to announce that an incredible 93% of current graduates are in employment and two in three of all UCFB graduates are working within the sport industry.

At UCFB, we and our industry partners believe there are...

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28th June 2016

BA (Hons) Football Business & Finance at UCFB

This is the degree video for the unique BA (Hons) Football Business & Finance degree programme at UCFB.

UCFB is a world first in higher education, providing university degrees in the football business, sport and leisure industries. The BA (Hons) Football Business & Finance degree brings the study of finance into the highly stimulating context of the beautiful game and wider sports industries.

Products within the football industry attract the most powerful global brands, such as Nike, BMW, Mercedes, Samsung, Intel, Budweiser,...

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31st May 2016

UCFB student Thomas Freismuth’s interview for ORF

UCFB has gained further international recognition in the Austrian TV, due to an interview given by the UCFB BA (Hons) International Football Business student Thomas Freismuth.

In the interview, Thomas talks about life at UCFB and his career ambitions to become a football manager.

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Stuart Pearce Speaking at UCFB Etihad Campus

29th April 2016

UCFB Etihad Campus Taster Day 2016

UCFB Etihad Campus applicants and their families were invited to a Taster Day on 4th and 11th March 2016. At the UCFB Etihad Campus Taster Day applicants and guests listened to an introduction from Philip Wilson, Chief Executive of UCFB as well as our Academic and Employability team and our VIP guest speakers including David Moyes and Stuart Pearce.

Applicants were then able to undertake a theoretical and practical taster session from UCFB academics and guest speakers from within the industry...

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29th April 2016

UCFB Wembley Taster Day 2016

UCFB Wembley applicants and their families were invited to a Taster Day on Monday 22nd February & Tuesday 23rd February of 2016. At the UCFB Wembley Taster Day applicants and guests listened to an introduction from Philip Wilson, Chief Executive of UCFB as well as our Academic and Employability team and our VIP guest speakers including Alex McLeish and Chris Powell.

Applicants were then able to undertake a theoretical and practical taster session from UCFB academics and guest speakers from within...

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20th April 2016

UCFB Varsity 2016: We are the South

UCFB is excited to announce its first varsity games event on the 22nd April 2016. UCFB Burnley take on UCFB Wembley in a north versus south themed football tournament. The event will be held annually, rotating between our south and north campuses. Join the conversation #IamUCFB .

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19th April 2016

UCFB Varsity 2016: We are the North

UCFB is excited to announce its first varsity games event on the 22nd April 2016. UCFB Burnley take on UCFB Wembley in a north versus south themed football tournament. The event will be held annually, rotating between our south and north campuses. Join the conversation #IamUCFB .

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12th April 2016

UCFB Sports Entrepreneur Award

The UCFB Sports Entrepreneur Award is a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style competition for ambitious UCFB students to pitch their innovative ideas for sports companies to a panel of successful business leaders.

This inspiring competition is led by UCFB Chairman Brendan Flood and provides students with an unprecedented opportunity to compete for vital company investment.

Following unprecedented demand with 88 students from UCFB Wembley and UCFB Burnley submitting business plans in the competition’s initial round, the shortlist of 18 took their turn in formally...

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