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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’s university to host event to debunk myths about visual impairment in sports

UCLan sport and physical education student, Rainbow Mbuangi, playing goalball. Pic: UCLan The University of Central Lancashire is hosting an event next month to debunk myths about visual impairment in sports. The free event, open to the public, will be led by […]

2 months ago
Preston’s university to host free Taiwanese culture festival

Presenting at the Spotlight Taiwan Festival 2022. Pic: UCLan The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is set to hold an event which celebrates Taiwanese culture. The free event, the Spotlight Taiwan Festival, will offer a range of experiences giving […]

2 months ago
WHAY? app launches to help teenagers in the city discover what’s going on

The WHAY app is targeted at those aged 11-17 years old. Pic: Pixabay An app to support teenagers and provide information on clubs and activities in the city has been developed in Preston. The Lancashire Violence Reduction Network and UCLan have worked together […]

2 months ago
Preston’s university graduate to make TV debut on BBC’s Waterloo Road

A UCLan graduate is set to make their TV acting debut on BBC’s Waterloo Road. Nathan Wood, who left the University of Central Lancashire in 2020, said landing his first […]

2 months ago
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Preston Health Mela welcomes more than 1,000 visitors

More than 1,000 people visited the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) last weekend for the annual Preston Health Mela. Organised by the National Forum for Health and Wellbeing (NFHW), in […]

2 months ago
Tributes as former UCLan student and rugby league player Gabriel Holt dies

Gabriel Holt pictured during his time at UCLan Pic: GoFundMe A Welsh rugby league player who played for Preston’s university has died. Gabriel Holt, 21, has died suddenly – Sky News reports. Holt, who represented the Wales Rugby League students […]

2 months ago
UCLan to reduce workforce with redundancies as it faces unprecedented financial challenges

UCLan sign with blue sky behind The University of Central Lancashire will aim to reduce its workforce by around 5% as it faces unprecedented financial challenges. The loss of 5% of the university’s 3,300 workforce will […]

2 months ago
Funding secures new degree apprenticeships covering health, cybersecurity and engineering at Preston’s university

National Apprenticeship Week at UCLan. Pic: UCLan The University of Central Lancashire has secured funding, meaning they will be able to provide new degree apprenticeships. The successful Office for Students funding bid means they will be able […]

2 months ago
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