The University Centre was officially opened in May 2005 by David Blunkett MP.
The centre offers a breadth of courses and is a campus of the University of Huddersfield. The University of Huddersfield has over 20,000 students and recently received government recognition for the high quality of its courses and teaching.
IcFEM has a link with the Sports Coaching course at University Centre Barnsley. The students of the UCB also have the great opportunity of living and coaching sports within the Kimilili area from 2 weeks up to 8 weeks.