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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8th April 2016

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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25th March 2016

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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23rd March 2016

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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18th January 2016

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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