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.

Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival returning for 2024 to spread music and culture across the city

Prestonians enjoying Jazzin’ the Park on Winckley Square in 2023 Preston Jazz and Improvisation Festival is returning for 2024 with 26 exciting music and culture-related activities taking place across the city. The three-week festival is set to ignite the city […]

2 days ago
UCLan student becomes first person to win vet award for her dedication and professionalism

Natasha Hetzel, Linnaeus Veterinary Education Manager, winning student Alexandra Laws and Dr Peter Holland, Associate Dean within the School of Veterinary Medicine. Pic: UCLan A vet student from the University of Central Lancashire has been the first person to receive an award which recognised her dedication and professionalism. Alexandra Laws, an undergraduate on the […]

7 days ago
UCLan professor to host talk on how he went from the back of a cop car to the front of a ‘copter

Professor Stuart Maitland-Knibb Professor Stuart Maitland-Knibb is a world-leading expert in delivering urgent care and emergency medicine in remote locations – however his journey to the top of his profession has been anything but straightforward. […]

1 week ago
UCLan helps business land deal with Aldi on Channel 4 show

The newly packaged nut and chocolate clusters. Pic: UCLan The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has helped a local business land a major contact with supermarket chain, Aldi. The university’s Innovation Clinic supported Cluster Club, a Blackburn-based confectionery business […]

1 week ago
Bid for Preston key workers to move into student halls appears to have stalled

Leighton Hall A bid to allow key workers to live in accommodation that was purpose built – and reserved exclusively – for students in Preston appears to have stalled. It is six […]

2 weeks ago
Free event to mark 170th anniversary of The Great Preston Lock-Out

Depiction of striking workers in the Great Preston Lock-Out A free event is taking place to mark the the 170th anniversary of The Great Preston Lock-Out. The University of Central Lancashire History team will host the evening, which will […]

3 weeks ago
Preston student is volunteer of the year for supporting city homeless charity

A UCLan student has won Student Volunteer of the Year for her support of a Preston homelessness charity. Sophie Swain collected the trophy at the University of Central Lancashire’s Volunteering […]

3 weeks ago
Preston stars in new Seabrook crisps advert

The Seabrooks advert being filmed at UCLan Pic: UCLan Preston popped up on ITV Saturday night TV this weekend. The city is the backdrop for a Seabrook Crisps advert. The crisp brand shot the advert, which is part of […]

3 weeks ago
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