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Welcome to UCS

From the Chief Operating Officer of UCS

Selecting the next path in a learning journey can be confusing for any student. Our dedicated professional team will help you to make an informed decision that best supports your career aspirations.


On behalf of Universal Centre of Sport, I encourage you to find out more about how we can support your career aspirations and look forward to welcoming those who are serious about their future.


UCS is an inclusive centre guided by the traditions of industry professionals, that places key emphasis on areas around intellectual curiosity, provision to others, and a comprehensive perspective on education. A UCS education grounded in sporting excellence, promotes career preparation and provides opportunities for personal and professional growth in sport and it's associated areas. A student-focused learning community that values equality and diversity, and focuses on the education of the whole person. Here at UCS, we guide the intellectual, ethical, and physical development of each of our students.


Established in 2014 to serve the growing needs of the sports industry, UCS has become one of the UK's leading providers in Sports Education at Degree Level. In 2022 we have more than 20 campuses across the country as far afield as Manchester and Surrey. UCS has an outstanding track-record of developing excellent graduates, delivering the next generation of the workforce to different sectors of the sports industry.


At UCS, we are all about getting you to the next level. We strive to better our students through educational experiences both in and out of the classroom.


UCS aims to create a haven where students feel safe to tackle challenges and accomplish all goals, whether they are personal or professional. We want to help you to become the best versions of yourself, whilst having fun along the way.


Dominic Anderson, Chief Operating Officer

Why Choose UCS??

Helping You Exceed Expectations

UCS specialises in Undergraduate degree level programmes in the sports industry. Our industry based stepping-stone provides opportunities to develop coaching, employability and management skills necessary to be successful in your chosen career. UCS has been delivering Higher Education Programmes since 2014 and is proud of our students outstanding successes

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Our Philosophy

Excellence - Employability - Success


At UCS, we pride ourselves on an academic programme that prepares higher education students for the world of academia, sport and fitness. Our staff build academic excellence in our students, creating an environment that allows students to take ownership of their learning journey.


The goal of UCS is to provide students with hands-on experience in education that prepares them with the required skill set for the ever-changing world of employment. While subject-specific knowledge is always important to employers, employability skills are essential to career development. Employability skills are the transferable skills that are needed in every job, such as communication, teamwork, problem-solving, initiative, planning, organising, self-management and lifelong learning. All of which are developed and enhanced at UCS.


The UCS tutors help to ensure that our student body achieves an outstanding success rate in completing their programmes and moving into education or employment. This culminates in students gaining added value in deeper knowledge and best practices, leading to a truly outstanding experience within the sports industry.

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