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World rankings boost for Preston’s university

Posted on - 7th September, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, UCLan, University campus
UCLan has seen another rankings success
UCLan has seen another rankings success

Preston’s university has kept its place in the world rankings for a third year.

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The University of Central Lancashire first made it into the Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2015.

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It’s within the 601 to 800 rating category.

UCLan was praised for its international outlook, reflecting the international staff and students it has.

The university also saw its rating for overall teaching improve.

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Vice-chancellor professor Mike Thomas said: “We are delighted to be included in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for the third consecutive year.

“To begin a new academic year on this high note is very encouraging. Although we are very much a civic university with our roots in Lancashire, this table reflects our commitment to boosting the region’s international standing as well as inspiring students to reach their academic potential and conducting high quality research with partners around the globe.”

The university has seen its rankings improve in the Guardian’s 2018 university guide and the Centre for World University Rankings.

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