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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BSc (Hons) Sports Psychology at UCFB

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

Sports people have long known the benefits of what an understanding of psychology can bring to their performance. The BSc (Hons) Sports Psychology degree introduces the world of sports psychology combining contemporary and traditional areas of research and theory, examining social and developmental aspects and explore the areas of cognitive and biological psychology in order to gain a better understanding of the...

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UCFB Work Experience: Tottenham Hotspur Media Day

As part of the UCFB Complementary Curriculum, students were able to immerse themselves in the world of sport media and broadcasting. This involved providing full media coverage of the Tottenham Hotspur U21s tie against Norwich City at White Hart Lane.

In an all-action evening, students were able to immerse themselves in the world of sport media and broadcasting, taking up the roles of Sky Sports presenters and camera crew as well as web and print media sport journalists. In a challenging...

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The Inimitable UCFB Experience: International Management Games

UCFB students have the amazing opportunity to take part in the challenging biannual International Management Games. They are hosted by Hanze University in Groningen, Netherlands, with 400 participants from across Europe and overseas, making the games very competitive.

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The Inimitable UCFB Experience: UCFB Wembley Pitch Day

This is a day that will stick in the heads of UCFB Wembley staff, students and alumni who were granted a once in a lifetime opportunity to play on the hallowed turf at Wembley Stadium.

It is the dream of every football fan around the world and it was realised by over 160 players at UCFB Wembley who enjoyed a series of matches at the world famous stadium that has hosted Champions League Finals, FA Cup Finals and England Internationals....

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Our Inspirational UCFB Etihad Campus

Our Inspirational Campus Locations: UCFB Etihad Campus

The launch of UCFB’s third campus, UCFB Etihad Campus, at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester marks a significant step in UCFB’s growth.

UCFB Etihad Campus allows students to live, learn and work at the heart of one of Europe’s leading sporting facilities, and will see lectures and seminars delivered within the stadium itself as well as the surrounding state-of-the-art Etihad Campus, building on the unique learning environment harnessed at UCFB. UCFB Etihad Campus facilities will include access to modern sporting facilities...

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The UCFB Executive Speaker Series: Joey Barton on Social Media

Former Burnley Football Club and England footballer, Joey Barton visited UCFB to deliver a guest speaker session to the students. After the lecture he gave an exclusive interview to UCFB TV.

As part of the UCFB Complementary Curriculum, students at UCFB have the opportunity to learn from senior practitioners in the football business. In our Executive Speaker Series a guest speaker visits UCFB every week to deliver a lecture to students on an area of their expertise and to answer questions.


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Official UCFB TV Advert 2016/17

UCFB is a World First in Higher Education, offering University Degrees and Executive Education in the Football, Sport and Event Industries.


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UCFB Sports Entrepreneur Week 2015

The UCFB Sports Entrepreneur Week, 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, returns for its second successive year on Monday 7th December 2015.

To enter the UCFB Sports Entrepreneur Week, please email enrichmentwembley@ucfb.com (UCFB Wembley students) or enrichmentburnley@ucfb.com (UCFB Burnley students) with the following information:

• Full name of each person in the team • Main contact email address • Main contact telephone number • Degree that each...

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UCFB Wembley Pitch Day 2015 Promo

UCFB is delighted to reveal that Wembley campus students, staff and UCFB alumni will be granted an opportunity that very few professional footballers enjoy in their careers, the chance to play on the hallowed turf at Wembley Stadium on Thursday 19th November.

Whilst priority to play on the pitch will go to committed members of UCFB Wembley’s football or IMS football teams, further students are encouraged to enter a special social media competition in order to win one of four additional...

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