We’re sure you have questions about UCFB and our events, so we’ve put together some handy FAQs which we think tell you everything you need to know about our events.

However, should you not find your answer then please contact us here or on 03330603538 where we’ll be more than happy to help.

UCFB Undergraduate Open Days

UCFB Wembley
What to expect on the day

As well as being able to look around the state-of-the-art facilities you’ll use during your time with us, a number of academic and UCFB staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

They include:

Academic – find out more about your preferred degree programme and who’ll be leading it;

Admissions – our team will be able to explain to you the entry procedure for each degree programme, such as the grades required;

Student Finance – ask questions about student finance, loans and how to fund your degree;

Students’ Union – find out more about the fun and varied activities our SU organise for students each year, including Freshers’ Week;

Athletic Union – a number of sports teams are available to join at UCFB. Just ask what is running and how you can join;

Accommodation – discover our chosen accommodation partners in each city. We’ll have plenty of information at the Open Day; however, you can also plan to visit the accommodation on the day;

Scholarships and Bursaries – we offer a number of initiatives to help fund your studies, find out more about these from our team;

Employability & Enrichment – see how our unique model for learning is put into action. Discover what recent exciting opportunities our current students have been able to access;
Future Students Team – talk to our dedicated team about all aspects of your application to UCFB.

Open Days, at each campus, usually take place at 2pm. However, on occasion we’ll run a morning session at 9.30am also.

Stadium and facilities tour

The Open Day includes the chance to tour each respective stadium and see a number of our state-of-the-art learning facilities. The small stadium tour* is hosted by the stadium operators, while our brilliant team will lead you around the UCFB facilities, including classrooms and the library.

* Subject to availability.

Accommodation

There will also be the chance to look around our partner’s halls of residence on the day. Simply visit before or after your chosen Open Day slot to see the types of rooms available, as well as the great living facilities on offer.

We have partnered with Unite Students at 1st Way to offer UCFB Wembley students vibrant, safe and centrally-located student accommodation in the heart of Wembley. Click here for more information and to organise your visit.

What time do I need to be there?

Morning session: 9.30am registration.

Afternoon session: 2pm registration.

Can I attend more than one degree talk?

Yes, our degree talks are repeated three times.

What should I do if I can’t attend any of the Open Day dates listed on the website?

If you cannot attend any of the Open Day dates currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we hold Open Days on a regular basis throughout the year. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for further dates. Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact us.

Will I be there all day?

No, you will not need to be there all day. The UCFB Open Days will run at the following times:

Morning session: 9.30am – 1pm

Afternoon session: 2pm – 5.30pm

Where do I register?

B2 Club Wembley Reception, Wembley Stadium.

Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Wembley map here.

You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

How do I get there on public transport?

Please make your way to the Club Wembley main entrance, as shown on the map.

Access from Wembley Park station

As you approach Wembley Stadium along Olympic Way, remain at street level and walk under the pedestrian walkway. Straight in front of you is the Club Wembley main entrance.

Access from Wembley Stadium and Wembley Central stations

From Wembley Central, turn right out of the station and walk down the High Road. Turn left at the triangle, towards Wembley Stadium station. Cross White Horse Bridge and turn left onto Wembley Park Boulevard, and follow the path in front of the London Designer Outlet. Once you reach Wembley Arena on your left, turn right and walk under the pedestrian walk way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

Access by car

Make your way to the Stadium and follow signs for the Yellow Car Park off Engineers Way. Postcode – HA9 0EG.

Access from the Yellow Car Park

Exit the car park on foot onto Engineers Way. Turn right and walk along the road until you reach the zebra crossing. Cross the road and turn left on Olympic Way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests on the day. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

How do I cancel/rebook?

If you wish to cancel your UCFB Open Day booking or rebook for a new date, please click here to log on using your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, you can amend or cancel your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Who will be there on the day?

The event will give you the opportunity to learn more about our unique degrees taught from within a living environment of the football and sports industry. You will have a chance to meet students and academics, explore our facilities and ask any questions that you have about our degrees. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admissions; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the day. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Where do I park?

Yellow Car Park on Engineers Way.

Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Will I have a guide for the day?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the day to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Is there an accommodation tour?

Grand Felda House, our accommodation provider for 2019 can, be viewed any time before or after the Open Day. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Grand Felda House
Empire Way
Wembley
HA9 0EF

Is there a wider facilities tour?

Yes, there will be opportunity on the day to look at the wider campus facilities including classrooms and the library.

I booked my place on the UCFB Open Day a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check details of the day, including your arrival time, view or make any amendments to your booking, please click here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names have changed, you can update your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

 

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example, a driving licence or passport, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

What to do if you are a member of staff at a school or college and would like to bring your students to visit the campus?

Due to there being a limited number of places available on our Open Days we cannot host schools or college visits on these days, however we are more than happy to take school and college visits at other times. If you are interested in bringing students to view either of our campuses, please contact us.

UCFB Etihad Campus
What to expect on the day

As well as being able to look around the state-of-the-art facilities you’ll use during your time with us, a number of academic and UCFB staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. They include:

Academic – find out more about your preferred degree programme and who’ll be leading it;

Admissions – our team will be able to explain to you the entry procedure for each degree programme, such as the grades required;

Student Finance – ask questions about student finance, loans and how to fund your degree;

Students’ Union – find out more about the fun and varied activities our SU organise for students each year, including Freshers’ Week;

Athletic Union – a number of sports teams are available to join at UCFB. Just ask what is running and how you can join;

Accommodation – discover our chosen accommodation partners in each city. We’ll have plenty of information at the Open Day; however, you can also plan to visit the accommodation on the day;

Scholarships and Bursaries – we offer a number of initiatives to help fund your studies, find out more about these from our team;

Employability & Enrichment – see how our unique model for learning is put into action. Discover what recent exciting opportunities our current students have been able to access;

Future Students Team – talk to our dedicated team about all aspects of your application to UCFB.

Open Days, at each campus, usually take place at 2pm. However, on occasion we’ll run a morning session at 9.30am also. To check which sessions are available and book your place click here.

Stadium and facilities tour

The Open Day includes the chance to tour each respective stadium and see a number of our state-of-the-art learning facilities. The small stadium tour* is hosted by the stadium operators, while our brilliant team will lead you around the UCFB facilities, including classrooms and the library. At UCFB Etihad Campus Open Days, there will also be opportunities to find out more about the teaching location for non-football students, Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue.

* Subject to availability.

Accommodation

There will also be the chance to look around our partner’s halls of residence on the day. Simply visit before or after your chosen Open Day slot to see the types of rooms available, as well as the great living facilities on offer.

Click here for more information and to organise your visit.

What time do I need to be there?

Morning session: 9.30am registration.

Afternoon session: 2pm registration.

Can I attend more than one degree talk?

Yes, our degree talks are repeated two times.

What should I do if I can’t attend any of the Open Day dates listed on the website?

If you cannot attend any of the Open Day dates currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we hold Open Days on a regular basis throughout the year. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for further dates. Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact us.

Will I be there all day?

No, you will not need to be there all day. The UCFB Open Days will run at the following times:

Morning session: 9.30am – 1pm

Afternoon session: 2pm – 5.30pm

Where do I register?

East Stand Reception, Etihad Stadium.

Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Etihad Campus map here.

You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

How do I get there on public transport?

Access by car:

All Open Day attendees should drive at the Etihad Campus via Gate 7 on Ashton New Road (A662) and park in the Grey Car Park.

Our reception is located at the East Stand entrance (entrance F). South Stand car parking is complimentary for our guests.

Access by tram:

The Metrolink tram system is also a great way of accessing the Etihad Stadium. Please board the Ashton-under-Lyne route. The journey takes approximately 11 minutes from Piccadilly station and then reception is a short walk from the tram stop.

For more details on this please visit the Metrolink website.

How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests on the day. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

How do I cancel/rebook?

If you wish to cancel your UCFB Open Day booking or rebook for a new date, please click here to log on using your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, you can amend or cancel your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Who will be there on the day?

The event will give you the opportunity to learn more about our unique degrees taught from within a living environment of the football and sports industry. You will have a chance to meet students and academics, explore our facilities and ask any questions that you have about our degrees. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admissions; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the day. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Where do I park?

Grey Car Park, access via Gate 7.

Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

 

Will I have a guide for the day?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the day to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Is there an accommodation tour?

Liberty Point, our accommodation provider for 2020 can, be viewed any time before or after the Open Day. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Liberty Point
29 Berry Street
Manchester
M1 2AR

Is there a wider facilities tour?

Yes, there will be opportunity on the day to look at some of the wider campus facilities including classrooms and the library. There will also be opportunities to find out more about the teaching location for non-football students, Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue.

I booked my place on the UCFB Open Day a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check details of the day, including your arrival time, view or make any amendments to your booking, please click here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names have changed, you can update your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example a driving licence, passport or bank card, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

What to do if you are a member of staff at a school or college and would like to bring your students to visit the campus?

Due to there being a limited number of places available on our Open Days we cannot host schools or college visits on these days, however we are more than happy to take school and college visits at other times. If you are interested in bringing students to view either of our campuses, please contact us.

GIS Master's Events

UCFB WEMBLEY
What time do I need to be there?

Daytime session: 2.00pm registration
Evening session: 6.30pm registration

What should I do if I can’t attend any of the dates listed on the website?

If you cannot attend any of the dates currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we hold GIS Master's Open Events on a regular basis throughout the year. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for further dates.

Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact us.

How long will I be there?

GIS Master's Open Events will run at the following times:
Daytime session: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Evening session: 6.30pm – 9pm

Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Wembley map here.
You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

Where do I go on arrival?

B2 Club Wembley Reception, Wembley Stadium.

How do I get there on public transport?

Please make your way to the Club Wembley main entrance, as shown on the map.

Access from Wembley Park station:
As you approach Wembley Stadium along Olympic Way, remain at street level and walk under the pedestrian walkway. Straight in front of you is the Club Wembley main entrance.

Access from Wembley Stadium and Wembley Central stations:
From Wembley Central, turn right out of the station and walk down the High Road. Turn left at the triangle, towards Wembley Stadium station. Cross White Horse Bridge and turn left onto Wembley Park Boulevard, and follow the path in front of the London Designer Outlet. Once you reach Wembley Arena on your left, turn right and walk under the pedestrian walk way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

Access by car:
Make your way to the Stadium and follow signs for the Yellow Car Park off Engineers Way. Postcode – HA9 0EG.

Access from the Yellow Car Park:
Exit the car park on foot onto Engineers Way. Turn right and walk along the road until you reach the zebra crossing. Cross the road and turn left on Olympic Way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

Will there be refreshments and food available?

We will have light refreshments available, however we request that you don’t bring your own meals to the event.

Can I bring my application and documents with me?

You are welcome to bring your application and documents with you, our admissions team will be in hand to go through them during the breaks. However, we may not always be able to confirm immediately if an offer can be made – but you should hear from us shortly afterwards.

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example, a driving licence, passport or bank card, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names have changed, you can update your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

I booked my place a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check details of the day, including your arrival time, view or make any amendments to your booking, please click here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Is there an accommodation tour?

1st Way, our brand new accommodation for 2020, can be viewed any time before or after the Open Day, or any time before the Open Evening. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Unite Students 1st Way
First Way
Wembley
HA9 0JD

Will I have a guide?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the evening to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Where do I park?

Yellow Car Park on Engineers Way.

Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the evening. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Who will be there?

The event will give you the opportunity to learn more about our unique degrees taught from within a living environment of football and sports industries. You will have a chance to meet students and academics, explore our facilities and ask any questions that you have about our degrees. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admissions; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

How do I cancel/rebook?

If you wish to cancel your GIS Master's Open Day booking or rebook for a new date, please click here to log on using your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, you can amend or cancel your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests on the evening. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

UCFB ETIHAD CAMPUS
What time do I need to be there?

Daytime session: 2.00pm registration
Evening session: 6.30pm registration

What should I do if I can’t attend any of the dates listed on the website?

If you cannot attend any of the dates currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we hold GIS Master's Open Events on a regular basis throughout the year. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for further dates.

Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact us.

How long will I be there?

GIS Master's Open Events will run at the following times:
Daytime session: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Evening session: 6.30pm – 9pm.

Where do I go on arrival?

East Stand Reception, Etihad Stadium

How do I get there on public transport?

Please make your way to the East Stand entrance, as shown here.

Access by car:
All Open Day attendees should drive at the Etihad Campus via Gate 7 on Ashton New Road (A662) and park in the Grey Car Park.
Our reception is located at the East Stand entrance (entrance F). South Stand car parking is complimentary for our guests.

Access by tram:
The Metrolink tram system is also a great way of accessing the Etihad Stadium. Please board the Ashton-under-Lyne route. The journey takes approximately 11 minutes from Piccadilly station and then reception is a short walk from the tram stop.

For more details on this please visit the Metrolink website.

Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Etihad Campus map here.

You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests on the evening. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, you can amend or cancel your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

How do I cancel/rebook?

If you wish to cancel your GIS Master's Open Day booking or rebook for a new date, please click here to log on using your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Who will be there?

The event will give you the opportunity to learn more about our unique degrees taught from within a living environment of football and sports industries. You will have a chance to meet students and academics, explore our facilities and ask any questions that you have about our degrees. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admissions; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

Where do I park?

Grey Car Park, access via Gate 7.

Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the evening. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Will I have a guide?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the evening to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Is there an accommodation tour?

Liberty Point, our accommodation provider for 2020, can be viewed any time before/after the Open Day, or any time before the Open Evening. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Liberty Point
29 Berry Street
Manchester
M1 2AR

I booked my place a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check details of the day, including your arrival time, view or make any amendments to your booking, please click here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names have changed, you can update your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example a driving licence, passport or bank card, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

Can I bring my application and documents with me?

You are welcome to bring your application and documents with you, our admissions team will be in hand to go through them during the breaks. However, we may not always be able to confirm immediately if an offer can be made – but you should hear from us shortly afterwards.

Will there be refreshments and food available?

We will have light refreshments available, however, we request that you don’t bring your own meals to the event.

UCFB Taster Days

UCFB WEMBLEY TASTER DAYS
What can I expect on the day?

The UCFB Taster Day will give you the chance to experience the day in the life of a UCFB student at one of our world-class campuses. It will consist of:

  • A sample academic session with an academic from your chosen degree programme;
  • An appearance from an existing student to talk about their experiences at UCFB and what they’re doing now;
  • The opportunity to view our student accommodation and see some of our amazing learning facilities;
  • An exciting guest speaker from the football and sports industry.

On the day we encourage you to take the time to explore our campuses and arrive armed with questions. Our in-house experts will be ready to answer your questions on student finance, scholarships and bursaries and beyond.

Will I be there all day?

Your taster day will run for approximately 5 hours.  Please check your confirmation for the arrival for your preferred degree programme.

What should I do if I can’t attend the Taster event date listed on the website?

If you cannot attend the Taster event date currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we have plenty of other opportunities throughout the year for you to visit UCFB. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for Open Day dates. Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact us.

Where do I register on the day?

B2 Club Wembley Reception, Wembley Stadium.

Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Wembley map here.

You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

How do I get there on public transport?

Please make your way to the Club Wembley main entrance, as shown on the map.

Access from Wembley Park station

As you approach Wembley Stadium along Olympic Way, remain at street level and walk under the pedestrian walkway. Straight in front of you is the Club Wembley main entrance.

Access from Wembley Stadium and Wembley Central stations

From Wembley Central, turn right out of the station and walk down the High Road. Turn left at the triangle, towards Wembley Stadium station. Cross White Horse Bridge and turn left onto Wembley Park Boulevard, and follow the path in front of the London Designer Outlet. Once you reach Wembley Arena on your left, turn right and walk under the pedestrian walk way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

Access by car

Make your way to the Stadium and follow signs for the Yellow Car Park off Engineers Way. Postcode – HA9 0EG.

Access from the Yellow Car Park

 Exit the car park on foot onto Engineers Way. Turn right and walk along the road until you reach the zebra crossing. Cross the road and turn left on Olympic Way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example a driving licence, passport or bank card, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

I booked my place on the UCFB Taster Day a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check for any reason, please contact events@ucfb.com and we’ll be able to confirm your booking for you.

My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names change, please email events@ucfb.com who will be able to update your booking.

Is there an accommodation tour?

UCFB has partnered with Unite Students 1st Way to offer all UCFB Wembley students vibrant, safe and centrally-located student accommodation in the heart of Wembley. UCFB discounted prices will be available to all UCFB undergraduate and postgraduate students.

UCFB and Unite would like to invite you to view the 1st Way show flats. Please just drop in at any time between 10am and 6pm Monday to Friday. The address is:

Unite Students 1st Way
First Way
Wembley
HA9 0JD

Will I have a guide for the event?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the day to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

I’ve already attended a UCFB Open Day, why should I attend a Taster Day?

A UCFB Open Day gives more of an overview of all UCFB degree programmes whereas a UCFB Taster Day is dedicated to the programme you have applied to and allows you a much closer look of what it might be like to study your chosen degree with UCFB.

Where do I park?

Yellow Car Park on Engineers Way.

 

Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the day. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, please email events@ucfb.com and a member of our events team will get back in touch with you.

How do I cancel?

If you wish to cancel your UCFB Taster event booking, please email events@ucfb.com.

UCFB ETIHAD CAMPUS TASTER DAYS
What can I expect on the day?

The UCFB Taster Day will give you the chance to experience the day in the life of a UCFB student at one of our world-class campuses. It will consist of:

  • A sample academic session with an academic from your chosen degree programme;
  • An appearance from an existing student to talk about their experiences at UCFB and what they’re doing now;
  • The opportunity to view our student accommodation and see some of our amazing learning facilities;
  • An exciting guest speaker from the football and sports industry.

On the day we encourage you to take the time to explore our campuses and arrive armed with questions. Our in-house experts will be ready to answer your questions on student finance, scholarships and bursaries and beyond.

How do I know where my Taster Day is being held?

Taster Days will be held at the Etihad Stadium and Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue dependent on your chosen degree programme. Please check your confirmation email for where your Taster Day will take place.

Do you run all degrees on each date?

No, we don’t run all of our degree programmes on every date – please check the degrees listed under each event to see when your preferred programme is running. We also recommend ensuring you select the correct degree programme when completing the booking form.

Can I attend more than one Taster Day?

If you have applied for more than one programme or are choosing between UCFB Wembley and UCFB Etihad Campus then you are can attend more than one Taster Day. You will need to register separately for each event you would like to attend.

What should I do if I can’t attend the Taster event date listed on the website?

If you cannot attend the Taster event date currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we have plenty of other opportunities throughout the year for you to visit UCFB. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for Open Day dates. Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact us.

Will I be there all day?

Your taster day will run for approximately 5 hours. Please check your confirmation for the arrival for your preferred degree programme.

Where do I register on the day?

For those attending an event at the Etihad Stadium, your registration will take place in the East Stand Reception at the Etihad Stadium.

For those attending an event at Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue your registration will take place in the Main Reception at the National Speedway Stadium.

Can you give me directions please?

For those attending an event at the Etihad Stadium;

Please find the UCFB Etihad Campus map here.
You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email or alternatively visit our Getting to UCFB Etihad Campus page.

For those attending an event at Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue; 

Please find the Manchester Sports Village map here.
You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email or alternatively visit our Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue page.

 

How do I get there on public transport?

For those attending an event at the Etihad Stadium;

Access by car
All Taster Day attendees should drive at the Etihad Campus via Gate 7 on Ashton New Road (A662) and park in the Grey Car Park.
Our reception is located at the East Stand entrance (entrance F).

Access by tram
The Metrolink tram system is also a great way of accessing the Etihad Stadium. Please board the Ashton-under-Lyne or Etihad Campus routes. The journey takes approximately 11 minutes from Piccadilly station and then reception is a short walk from the tram stop.
For more details on this please visit the Metrolink website.
Alternatively visit our Getting to UCFB Etihad Campus page.

For those attending an event at Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue;

Access by car
All Taster Day attendees should drive at the National Speedway Stadium on Kirkmanshulme Lane and park in the main carpark. Our reception is located in the main entrance of the National Speedway Stadium.

Access by train
Belle Vue Station is a short 10 minute walk away from Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue. Our reception is located in the main entrance of the National Speedway Stadium.

For more details, including train times visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website.

How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example a driving licence, passport or bank card, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

I booked my place on the UCFB Taster Day a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check for any reason, please contact events@ucfb.com and we’ll be able to confirm your booking for you.

My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names change, please email events@ucfb.com who will be able to update your booking.

Will I have a guide for the event?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the day to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Is there an accommodation tour?

UCFB has partnered with Liberty Living at Liberty Point to offer 2020/21 UCFB Etihad Campus 1st year students vibrant, safe and centrally-located student accommodation in the heart of Manchester.

You can view the accommodation by drop in until 5pm. Please make your own arrangements:
Liberty Living Plc,
29 Berry Street,
Manchester
M1 2AR

The last viewing time is 5pm. You can call Liberty Point with any enquiries on 0161 273 8608.

I’ve already attended a UCFB Open Day, why should I attend a Taster Day?

A UCFB Open Day gives more of an overview of all UCFB degree programmes whereas a UCFB Taster Day is dedicated to the programme you have applied to and allows you a much closer look of what it might be like to study your chosen degree with UCFB.

Where do I park?

For those attending an event at the Etihad Stadium;
Grey Car Park via Gate 7 on Ashton New Road (A662).
Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

For those attending an event at Manchester Sports Village, Belle Vue;
Parking is available at the stadium on Kirkmanshulme Lane.
Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the day. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, please email events@ucfb.com and a member of our events team will get back in touch with you.

How do I cancel?

If you wish to cancel your UCFB Taster event booking, please email events@ucfb.com.

GIS Master's Taster Sessions

UCFB Wembley
What can I expect on the day?

The UCFB Taster Day will give you the chance to experience the day in the life of a UCFB student at one of our world-class campuses. It will consist of:

  • A sample academic session with an academic from your chosen degree programme;
  • An appearance from an existing student to talk about their experiences at UCFB and what they’re doing now;
  • The opportunity to view our student accommodation and see some of our amazing learning facilities;
  • An exciting guest speaker from the football and sports industry.

On the day we encourage you to take the time to explore our campuses and arrive armed with questions. Our in-house experts will be ready to answer your questions on student finance, scholarships and bursaries and beyond.

What should I do if I can’t attend the Taster event date listed on the website?

If you cannot attend the Taster event date currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we have plenty of other opportunities throughout the year for you to visit UCFB. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for Open Day dates. Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact us.

Will I be there all day?

Your taster day will run for approximately 3 hours. Please check your confirmation for the arrival for your preferred degree programme.

Where do I register on the day?

B2 Club Wembley Reception, Wembley Stadium.

Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Wembley map here.

You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

How do I get there on public transport?
Please make your way to the Club Wembley main entrance, as shown on the map.

Access from Wembley Park station

As you approach Wembley Stadium along Olympic Way, remain at street level and walk under the pedestrian walkway. Straight in front of you is the Club Wembley main entrance.

Access from Wembley Stadium and Wembley Central stations

From Wembley Central, turn right out of the station and walk down the High Road. Turn left at the triangle, towards Wembley Stadium station. Cross White Horse Bridge and turn left onto Wembley Park Boulevard, and follow the path in front of the London Designer Outlet. Once you reach Wembley Arena on your left, turn right and walk under the pedestrian walk way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

Access by car

Make your way to the Stadium and follow signs for the Yellow Car Park off Engineers Way. Postcode – HA9 0EG.
Access from the Yellow Car Park

Exit the car park on foot onto Engineers Way. Turn right and walk along the road until you reach the zebra crossing. Cross the road and turn left on Olympic Way. The Club Wembley main entrance is at the top of this road.

How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests on the evening. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example a driving licence or passport, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names change, please email events@ucfb.com who will be able to update your booking.

I booked my place on the UCFB Taster Evening a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check for any reason, please contact events@ucfb.com and we’ll be able to confirm your booking for you.

Is there an accommodation tour?

UCFB has partnered with Unite Students 1st Way to offer all UCFB Wembley students vibrant, safe and centrally-located student accommodation in the heart of Wembley. UCFB discounted prices will be available to all UCFB undergraduate and postgraduate students.

UCFB and Unite would like to invite you to view the 1st Way show flats. Please just drop in at any time between 10am and 6pm Monday to Friday. The address is:

Unite Students 1st Way
First Way
Wembley
HA9 0JD

Will I have a guide for the event?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the day to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the day. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Where do I park?

Yellow Car Park on Engineers Way.

Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, please email events@ucfb.com and a member of our events team will get back in touch with you.

How do I cancel?

If you wish to cancel your UCFB Taster event booking, please email events@ucfb.com.

UCFB Etihad Campus
What time do I need to be there?

Daytime session: 2.00pm registration
Evening session: 6.30pm registration

What should I do if I can’t attend any of the dates listed on the website?

If you cannot attend any of the dates currently listed on our website, then don’t worry as we hold GIS Master's Open Events on a regular basis throughout the year. Please keep an eye on our website over the coming months for further dates.

Otherwise, if you would like to arrange a one to one visit with one of our Future Students team at either of our campuses, then please contact us.

How long will I be there?

GIS Master's Open Events will run at the following times:
Daytime session: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Evening session: 6.30pm – 9pm.

Where do I go on arrival?

East Stand Reception, Etihad Stadium

Can you give me directions please?

Please find the UCFB Etihad Campus map here.

You will also find the directions to the stadium attached within your confirmation email.

How do I get there on public transport?

Please make your way to the East Stand entrance, as shown here.

Access by car:
All Open Day attendees should drive at the Etihad Campus via Gate 7 on Ashton New Road (A662) and park in the Grey Car Park.
Our reception is located at the East Stand entrance (entrance F). South Stand car parking is complimentary for our guests.

Access by tram:
The Metrolink tram system is also a great way of accessing the Etihad Stadium. Please board the Ashton-under-Lyne route. The journey takes approximately 11 minutes from Piccadilly station and then reception is a short walk from the tram stop.

For more details on this please visit the Metrolink website.

How many guests can I bring?

You can bring a maximum of two guests on the evening. Please state the name of the guests you intend to bring on your booking form.

Who do I email if I can’t make it?

If you can no longer make it on the day, you can amend or cancel your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

How do I cancel/rebook?

If you wish to cancel your GIS Master's Open Day booking or rebook for a new date, please click here to log on using your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Who will be there?

The event will give you the opportunity to learn more about our unique degrees taught from within a living environment of football and sports industries. You will have a chance to meet students and academics, explore our facilities and ask any questions that you have about our degrees. We will also have experts ready to answer questions in the following areas: admissions; student finance; scholarships and bursaries; accommodation; students’ union; athletic union; learning support; student services and employability and careers in sport.

Will I have to pay for parking?

Parking is free on the evening. Please make sure you include the vehicle registration number and vehicle model on your booking form if you wish to park on the day.

Where do I park?

Grey Car Park, access via Gate 7.

Please note vehicle registrations can only be validated if they are registered at least 24 hours before the event. You can email your vehicle registration and vehicle make to events@ucfb.com.

Will I have a guide?

UCFB staff will be on hand throughout the evening to make sure you find your way round the stadium and help you follow the schedule of events.

Is there an accommodation tour?

Liberty Point, our accommodation provider for 2020, can be viewed any time before/after the Open Day, or any time before the Open Evening. Please just drop in at the following address to view a room:

Liberty Point
29 Berry Street
Manchester
M1 2AR

I booked my place a while ago, am I still booked on? How can I check?

If you received a confirmation email from us, then your place is booked. However, if you would like to check details of the day, including your arrival time, view or make any amendments to your booking, please click here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

My guests have changed, how do I let you know?

If your guest names have changed, you can update your booking here. Please note, you will need your booking reference number which can be found on the confirmation email.

If you need help at any point, please contact events@ucfb.com.

Will I require ID?

All attendees, including their guests, will be asked to provide a form of ID, for example a driving licence, passport or bank card, during the registration process on the day. Bag checks will also be carried out for security reasons.

Can I bring my application and documents with me?

You are welcome to bring your application and documents with you, our admissions team will be in hand to go through them during the breaks. However, we may not always be able to confirm immediately if an offer can be made – but you should hear from us shortly afterwards.

Will there be refreshments and food available?

We will have light refreshments available, however, we request that you don’t bring your own meals to the event.

Attend a UCFB Open Day

At our Open Days you will meet and hear from our hugely experienced academic team, get the chance to speak to our staff and current students and tour the magnificent surroundings which will be your academic home for three years.

UCFB Undergraduate Open Days
GIS Master's Events

We’d like to encourage you to visit our iconic campuses to learn about our unique Master's degrees and see for yourself the facilities and opportunities available to our Master's students.

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