Welcome to our Schools Hub, here you'll find useful resources to help guide your students on their journey into the world of football & sport with UCFB.

If you have any questions about any of the information below please feel free to contact us on study@ucfb.com.

Join our LMA Guest Speaker Sessions

We will be running a guest speaker session specifically for our schools and colleges. Through our partnership with the League Managers Association, UCFB have previously welcomed Roy Keane, Gareth Southgate, Emma Hayes & Alan Shearer, to name just a few - check out our YouTube channel for more.

We're offering your students the opportunity to experience just how inspiring this can be for themselves, by providing access to our next exclusive interview on Thursday 6th May from 10am. The guest is always a surprise, but it’s always hugely insightful.

Register your interest in attending the session Register now

UCFB x Equip

EQUIP is a life skills training and education organisation which focuses on values and is aimed at helping people develop to fulfil their potential, promoting skills such as teamwork, confidence and perseverance which can be used at home, in school and in participants future careers.

Equip was created by alumni Liam Kiziltan who since graduating from our BA (Hons) Football Business & Marketing degree programme in 2017, has continued to grow his business EQUIP Coaching to a place where he now leads a team of 20 staff and volunteers.

Find out more about Equip

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Have a go at the worksheet

Take A Stand Challenge

We're collaborating with The Inspirational Learning Group and Kick It Out to launch the Take A Stand Challenge - a programme designed to raise awareness of the issues affecting black players, coaches and managers in football.

Students aged 14-19 will reflect on the personal stories of several former professional players before creating their own Manifesto for Change.

The programme will culminate in a National Finals event and is FREE of charge to schools and colleges across the UK.

There's still time to sign up! Sign up now

Upcoming events

We will be exhibiting at the forthcoming UCAS Discovery Virtual Fairs on the 20th and 21st April and 5th May 2021.

We'll also be at the Schools and Academies Show between the 27th – 30th April.

Subject to government guidelines, we hope to see you in person at the following National Fairs and events:

Exhibition schedule

15 June 2021

UCAS

Exeter

22 June 2021

UK Uni Search

Newcastle

23 June 2021

UK Uni Search

Sheffield

25 June 2021

UCAS

Farnborough

28 June 2021

UCAS

Cardiff

29 June 2021

UK Uni Search

Birmingham

30 June 2021

UK Uni Search

Leicester

01 July 2021

UK Uni Search

Cardiff

30 June 2021

UCAS

Birmingham

06 July 2021

UK Uni Search

London

05 July 2021

UCAS

London

07 July 2021

UK Uni Search

Bristol

08 July 2021

UK Uni Search

Brighton

12 July 2021

UCAS

Manchester

13 July 2021

UK Uni Search

Liverpool

14 July 2021

UK Uni Search

Online

15 July 2021

UK Uni Search

Manchester

16 July 2021

UCAS

Kent

16 July 2021

UK Uni Search

Leeds

16 August 2021

What Uni Live

Online

12 November 2021

What Uni Live

London

Book us to deliver live webinars into your classroom at a time to suit you

Should you or your students need or want to contact UCFB about any aspect of higher education, or to deliver an informative session on the benefits of studying at UCFB, then details of your Regional Recruitment Manager can be found here. Alternatively, you can email us at study@ucfb.com.

Pre-recorded presentations

Our Future Students team have recorded a number of videos outlining the different steps and options available to prospective students looking into higher education. From tips on how to write a personal statement through to what a career in sport looks like, these are a great way to gather more information ahead of visiting or applying to UCFB. Simply click on the titles below to watch each video:

Careers in sport
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Introduction to UCFB
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Considering Higher Education
YouTube video

 

Writing your Personal Statement
YouTube video

 

Find out more

FAQ's
Will a representative from UCFB still be available to support my Year 12/13 students?

Yes! We have an in school offering of presentations, group workshops, attending careers fairs, etc. and a variety of live virtual material that can be delivered online directly to your classroom at a time to suit you. 

Please get in touch and we can flexibly work within your school/college's policies.

Are visits to UCFB's Campus' (stadiums) going ahead?

Yes- we are limited to a smaller number of 30 to ensure social distancing and maintain a safe learning environment. Please get in touch and we will be able to discuss availability and/or explain the protocols in more detail. 

Is there a robust risk assessment and interventions in place to ensure a safe learning environment?

Yes- the safety of our colleagues, students and visitors is of paramount concern at UCFB. As we work within stadiums/corporate environments and are adhering to strict Covid-19 safe policies and safeguards, this is of an exceedingly high priority. 

If you would like more information, please get in touch and we can discuss this in detail with you.

Are you able to deliver virtual presentations to students in school/college?

Yes. All of our student facing staff have experience delivering virtual presentations and are flexible to your chosen delivery method. We also have our own software we can use which allows interaction via live chat and also a live classroom format so your students can engage with real time conversation, questions and interactive activities.

Are you delivering on campus Open Days?

Our Open Days are currently running in a virtual format. These events still allow for interaction, live chat, video content, campus information, student life and other enrichment live content.  

The delivery method is constantly being reviewed in line with government advice and industry policies. 

Are you offering face to face and/or online 1-2-1 support for students?

Yes. This is something UCFB feels is so important as students enter their key decision-making period; decisions that will shape their future opportunities. 

If you would like us to visit your school to speak to a student or group of students about HE and what UCFB has to offer and if it is right for them, this can arranged to fit in with your timetable. We are flexible on the delivery of these interactions- in person, online using software such as Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc., via social media live chat and/or over the phone. 

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