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Latest news and information about the University of Central Lancashire, known as UCLan. The university has its main campus in Preston and is one of the largest university’s in the UK based on student numbers.

Literary competition continues to honour former UCLan academic

Dinesh brought short story writing to communities in Preston and beyond A creative legacy left for a UCLan lecturer who died in 2014 is continuing to honor his memory this […]

1 week ago
Lancashire Arts Festival to go on display across Preston’s university campus

Budding fashion designer Rose Connor is one of the hundreds of students showcasing their work Budding fashion designer Rose Connor is one of the hundreds of students showcasing their work A creative feast is planned across Preston’s university campus throughout the middle of June. More […]

2 weeks ago
Lancashire Science Festival confirms what’s on for its public day

The robot stands at eight-foot-tall Pic: Paul Melling The robot stands at eight-foot-tall Pic: Paul Melling What’s on for Preston’s annual science festival has been confirmed. Lancashire Science Festival is back at the end of June and organisers […]

3 weeks ago
Win free entry for you and three friends at Preston Jazz Festival

Camilla George is one of those performing at the festival Camilla George is one of those performing at the festival Preston will be alive to the sound of jazz and improv across the city throughout the second weekend in June. […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston pupils tackle sports sessions at university after SATs exams

Pupils taking part in activities at the Preston Sports Arena Pupils taking part in activities at the Preston Sports Arena Pupils finishing their SATs at a Preston primary school have been given the chance to let off steam. St Peter’s […]

4 weeks ago
UCLan’s newly built garden opens within its campus

Pre-school children and staff with SU President Sana Iqbal, VC Professor Mike Thomas and Chair of the Board David Taylor at the Foster Garden opening A new green space has […]

4 weeks ago
UCLan young writers’ competition seeks next J K Rowling

Northern Young Adults Literary Festival group A competition to find the next J.K. Rowling is being launched by the University of Central Lancashire. Budding young writers are invited to submit […]

1 month ago
How you can vote for this Preston book to win international award

The Cold Bath Street launch - Wayne Noble, lecturer in digital publishing, UCLan Associate Professor of Publishing and Head of the Publishing House Debbie Williams, A.J. Hartley, Publishing graduates Brionee Fenlon and Sam Johnson and MA Fine Art student Janet Pickering A ghostly thriller set in the haunted tunnels of Preston is up for an international accolade in The Dead Good Reader Awards. Cold Bath Street by Preston-born A.J. Hartley has […]

1 month ago
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