Latest news about schools and educational establishments in Preston and South Ribble

Enormous new education centre for Preston planned on the banks of the River Ribble

The Pioneer Education Centre will act as a visitor centre for the Phoenix Park leisure site and provide a space for young people to learn Pic: MCK Design Associates A planning application has been submitted to create a huge new education centre as part of the Phoenix Park masterplan. Plans, which were validated this week by the city council, […]

14 hours ago
Seven-week rebate approved for students with a UCLan accommodation contract

A UCLan building Pic: Tony Worrall As part of the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) on-going plan to support students, they have approved a seven-week rebate for students with a UCLan accommodation contract. The rebate applies […]

1 day ago
Plans for modern extension to Grade II building at Cardinal Newman College

St James building with the existing car park Pic: Google A planning application has been submitted for a modern two-storey extension to be added to the Grade II listed St James building at Cardinal Newman College. The application states that […]

5 days ago
University of Central Lancashire announces annual literature festival line-up

The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) annual literature festival for young adults and children will take place online with a bumper-packed line up of free online workshops and panel events. […]

6 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council urges parents to keep children home amid ‘significant demand’ for critical worker places at schools

Pupils in certain year groups had been due to return to school on June 1 Pic: Pixabay A plea has been made to parents to keep their children at home rather than sending them to school. Lancashire County Council has updated guidance to parents and schools as […]

1 week ago
The Indian UCLan students bringing Throwball to a UK university for the first time

Rakshitha Manjunath and Vibichant Nallashivam, President and Secretary of UCLan Throwball A group of Indian students have formed the Throwball Society at the University of Central Lancashire, making it the first of its kind in the UK. Throwball is a fast-paced non-contact […]

1 week ago
UCLan childbirth research team receives £60k grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Uclan meadia factory. Pic: Tony Worrall Research academics at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are celebrating after receiving a prestigious grant worth almost £60,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. UCLan’s Research in Childbirth […]

2 weeks ago
Majority of University of Central Lancashire students won’t return until January 25

On the Preston campus near UCLan's new engineering building Pic: Tony Worrall The majority of students at the University of Central Lancashire are to see a delayed return to the Preston campus. Following an announcement by the education secretary Gavin Williamson on […]

2 weeks ago
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