UCFB is backed by some of the biggest names and the most influential individuals and organisations in the sporting world.

The highly respected UCFB Advisory Board includes world-renowned personnel such as Dr Brian Barwick, Chairman of the Rugby Football League and Super League; Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Professional Football League; Mike Phelan, Former Manager at Hull City; Kelly Simmons MBE, Director of The National Game and Women’s Football at The FA, Roger Maslin, Managing Director at Wembley National Stadium Ltd and Ray Stubbs, Chief Football Reporter at BT Sport.

UCFB also has work experience and placement partnerships with a number of high profile organisations within the football, sport and events industries. Since August 2014, student placements have been carried out at organisations such as The Football Association, The Scottish Professional Football League, The Rugby League World Cup, TalkSPORT, AON, Manchester Thunder Netball, Sale Sharks, First Point USA, Orlando City Soccer Club and Burnley FC to name just a few.

These key partnerships ensure that UCFB is placed at the heart of the football business and wider sports and events industries to successfully deliver world-class education and unparalleled work experience and networking opportunities leading to a successful career.