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Alumni

Any institution is only as good as it's people.  Our alumni have journeyed far and wide into careers as varied as journalism, coaching, sports development and management.

Here are some of our most recent stories.....

Habtamu Ayele - Teacher
Habs currently works for VLUK as a teacher at The Football College, as he gained his PGCE after graduation. He is also a coach for Bolton Wanderers FC. He completed his UEFA B and is now working towards his UEFA A.

Ondrej Prielozny - Coach
Ondrej is currently employed full time by Oxford City Football Club as a coach. He coaches across the male age groups and within the women's academy too.

Cavan Burns - Footballer & Coach
Cavan combined both his high level football ability and his coaching expertise to gain valuable work experience with Dubai City Football Club. He is now a full time coach working for Celtic FC. His work with Celtic C allowed him to travel to Australia on tour.

Sam Spencer - PGCE Student
After completing his BSc degree with UCS, Sam has started a PGCE course in Education at Brunel University with ambition to become a teacher.

Ethan Thomas - PE Intern
Currently working as a PE intern in Halifax, Ethan is looking to complete a teaching qualification. He is also working towards his RFU refereeing qualification and Level 2 coaching.

Adam Timson - Football Coach
Whilst studying for his degree with us, Adam joined Leicester City FC Women as a volunteer coach. During this time, Adam moved into a part time position with the club. 

Alumni LinkedIn

UCS host an Alumni LinkedIn page which allows post graduates to ‘keep in touch’ with staff and peers as they continue their career journeys. As well as being part of an active network via the Linked In platform, the UCS Alumni offers alumni the following benefits:

  • Invites to guest presenters now working professionally in sport and sharing their experiences.

  • Access to UCS Career related events.

  • In person invitations to Awards ceremonies, and other significant events.

  • Easy access to Teaching Training and opportunities to teach with UCS.

  • Plus other opportunities for personal and professional development.

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