The Leeds/Bradford University MCCU has the endorsement of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, with its County and Test Ground at Headingley in Leeds.
With the combination of major Universities and University Colleges, this MCCU is able to provide young cricketers with opportunities in the widest possible range of subjects, both academic and vocational, together with first class training facilities for cricket, both indoor and outdoor, and the complete range of sports science and medical support.
Bradford College is one of the largest colleges of further and higher education in the country. In higher education it has 2,600 full time students on a range of degree programmes and higher National Diploma courses.
Through the incorporation of Carnegie College, Leeds Metropolitan University has a long record of sports development and the support of sporting excellence. The university has around 1,000 students on sport and physical education courses.
Leeds Metropolitan University's sports facilities are among the finest in British higher education, and the university has partnerships with several sports to develop high performance (gymnastics, tennis, badminton, rugby union, athletics - and now cricket).
The University of Leeds received its charter in 1904 and has since grown into one of Britain's largest and most popular universities. It is widely recognised for high academic achievement and has a long established international reputation for research and teaching.