University Campus of Football Business (UCFB) is delighted to announce a partnership with the Women’s Sports Alliance (WSA), which will give its sports degree students, studying at Wembley and Etihad Campus, the chance to gain important work placements, discounted WSA membership and access to exclusive guest speakers.

The WSA is an organisation designed to champion the success of the elite, drive the performance levels of high performers and inspire the next generation of talent. WSA Membership benefits include, exclusive discounts, networking events and collaboration opportunities.

WSA is the world’s first exclusive membership club, specifically created to support individuals involved in women’s sports at an elite, high performing and talented level. WSA welcomes athletes, coaches and contributors such as; broadcasters, referees and content creators onto its membership schemes and its ambassadors include Crystal Palace striker Amber Stobbs, Team GB athletes Kirsty Gilmour and Rachael Vanderwal, and international rugby player, Elinor Snowsill.

WSA joins a long and illustrious list of institutions that UCFB is proud to call partners, including The Football Association, The Rugby Football League and Kick It Out.

Commenting on the new partnership, UCFB Governor and President of its Global Institute of Sport Sharona Friedman said: “As an institution which prides itself on empowering women in the workplace, I’m thrilled to welcome the Women’s Sports Alliance into the UCFB family. UCFB has a number of incredible students looking to go on and be a success in the women’s sports industry, as well as alumni already doing this, so the benefits of this partnership will be of huge significance to them and the entire UCFB student body.”

WSA founder Jordan Guard added: “Having long admired the way that UCFB champions the success of  women’s sports and the jobs those involved land following graduation, I’m delighted that both institutions can now pull their resources together to further upskill and motivate the next generation of talented individuals in women’s sport. It goes without saying that I’m excited to see where this partnership will take WSA and UCFB over the coming years.”