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UCLan graduate wins competition to become Britain’s best potter

A University of Central Lancashire graduate has been crowned Britain’s best budding potter after winning the Great Pottery Throwdown on BBC Two. Matthew Wilcock, who finished his Ceramics degree in […]

7 years ago
Hairy Biker Dave Myers finally graduates from University of Central Lancashire

Dave Myers gets on his bike after graduating A very hairy biker returned to his place of study to receive an honorary degree on Monday. Dave Myers, one half of the TV chef duo The Hairy Bikers, was […]

7 years ago
Hairy Biker Dave Myers to receive honorary UCLan degree

Dave Myers Pic: Andrew Hayes Watkins A hairy bike is to be recognised for his foodie work and TV programmes. Dave Myers takes on an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Central Lancashire more than 40 […]

7 years ago
New £50 coin has Preston designer behind updated drawing of The Queen

That's £100 right there! A Preston-trained designer has royal pedigree after designing a new coin. Jody Clark put his stamp on the Royal Mint’s first ever £50 value coin. He says it was an […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan to host free stargazing event

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will host a free stargazing event this month. Update: UCLan has been forced to postpone the event due to bad weather Stargazing Live will […]

7 years ago
The UCLan Jeremiah Horrocks Winter Lecture to be given in December

This year’s Jeremiah Horrocks Winter Lecture is about three North Country astronomers: Jeremiah Horrocks, William Crabtree & William Gascoigne, Britain’s first great research astronomers. Three private individuals, fully informed of the European […]

7 years ago
Jubilee Court student flats work begins as colour scheme toned down

Work has begun on a new large block of student flats near to the University of Central Lancashire campus. Jubilee Court in Fylde Road in the University area is to […]

7 years ago
Watch timelapse footage of Fylde Building being taken down at UCLan campus

The demolition of Fylde Building saw part of Preston’s skyline since the late 1960s disappear. Many a memory was shared by those who attended Preston Polytechnic, which became the University […]

7 years ago
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