UCFB is delighted to announce that The Hive stadium, home to Barnet FC and London Bees, will join the growing list of state-of-the-art facilities available to students at UCFB Wembley.

Located in Canons Park, the stadium is just five miles from UCFB Wembley and will become the home of all coaching degrees at UCFB’s London campus. Coaching students will study and train at the stadium, while still having access to other UCFB facilities including Wembley Stadium and Silver Jubilee Park.

The Hive is a 6,500 capacity stadium and home to National League side Barnet, and FA Women’s Championship side London Bees. As well as the stadium the venue is home to two FIFA graded astro-turf pitches, 14 training pitches and a state-of-the-art medical imaging centre. Facilities on offer to students at the stadium include a two classrooms including one with a pitch view, two astro-turf training pitches, changing facilities and a gym discount for students and staff.

Accessible by London Underground on the Jubilee Line via Canons Park and Queensbury station, The Hive will also become home to the Undergraduate Women’s Academy Wembley, which allows elite level players to train full-time while studying a unique UCFB degree programme.

Arlo Wood, Head of Academics at UCFB Wembley, commented: “By adding The Hive to UCFB Wembley’s growing portfolio of state-of-the-art facilities, our coaching students and football teams will be able to learn, train and play in one of London’s most contemporary sporting destinations. At UCFB we’re all about providing the best opportunities possible for our students and I’m confident that The Hive will provide a wonderful platform for students to progress and achieve throughout their time with us.”