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.

UCLan psychologist’s ‘Science of Superheroes’ guide to boost children’s wellbeing

A UCLan psychologist has joined up with a mental health trust to write a superhero-themed wellbeing guide for older children and young adults. Following the successful Unmasked: The Science of Superheroes, […]

11 hours ago
UCLan professor receives service award for Astronomy

A professor at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been presented with an award for his lifetime commitment to public outreach and service to astronomy. The Royal Astronomical Society’s […]

2 days ago
UCLan research shows more accessible domestic abuse services needed

A UCLan report on UK domestic abuse services provided under Covid-19 reveals that several groups – including Black and ethnic minority groups and those in rural communities – struggle to […]

3 weeks ago
UCLan joins world’s first independent space science mission

A defence and space manufacturing firm has confirmed UCLan as a founding member of a 2024 satellite launch mission. Blue Skies Space Ltd. has confirmed that scientists from fourteen global […]

3 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Bamber Bridge dance student lands first place with team at national championship

A UCLan dance student who is part of the renowned Fever Dance has celebrated after the team secured first place at a national competition. Chloe Farmer, 19, from Bamber Bridge, […]

3 weeks ago
UCLan lands top spot for start-up northern businesses

UCLan has ranked top in the north for producing start-ups after assisting 851 graduate businesses in six years. Through the Propeller Student Enterprise Service, UCLan offered formal business and enterprise […]

3 weeks ago
Mum of Manchester bombing victim completes UCLan counter-terrorism degree

A grieving mum has completed a Master’s degree in counter-terrorism after her son lost his life in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing. Figen Murray, 60, whose son Martyn Hett was […]

4 weeks ago
Sir Lindsay Hoyle MP receives Honorary Fellowship from UCLan

The Speaker of the House of Commons swapped his Parliamentary robe for an academic one as he received an Honorary Fellowship from UCLan last Friday (17 December). The Right Honourable […]

4 weeks ago
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