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.

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
Preston’s annual Health Mela returns to UCLan

A man has his cholesterol checked at the Preston Health Mela 2023. Pic: UCLan Preston’s annual Health Mela is returning next month, providing free health checks to people across the community and helping people understand the healthcare options available in the city. Organised by […]

3 months ago
Preston’s university astronomer helps uncover new black hole research

A University of Central Lancashire astronomer has been involved in research which has unveiled Milky Way magnetic fields. An international team of astronomers, including those from UCLan, has uncovered strong […]

3 months ago
Preston’s university helping teenagers achieve art ambitions

Labaina Himid, Peter Lloyd, Robin Fanner and Chloe Mason with the student ambassadors. This week, The Saturday Club’s art exhibition was opened by a Turner Prize Winner. The Club, a free weekly class for those aged 13-16, is run by the University of […]

3 months ago
Free film festival coming to Preston

Close up of a group of friends enjoying a movie in the cinema A free cultural film festival starts in Preston this week. The University of Central Lancashire’s Asia Pacific Film Festival will screen eight movies between Wednesday 27 March and Friday 26 April. […]

3 months ago
UCLan student wins three prestigious dental awards

Shalini Kanagasingam (MSc Endodontology Course Lead), Professor Kate Taylor (Postgraduate Lead), Laura Irving, Flavio Pisani (MSc Periodontology Course Lead), and Tom Janicki (MSc Prosthodontics Course Lead). A student from the University of Central Lancashire has won three prestigious dental awards. Laura Irving, a final-year dental surgery student living in Preston, won the awards for writing three […]

3 months ago
Preston Basketball Club celebrates huge growth since the pandemic

Preston Basketball Club playing a match and shooting through the hoop. Preston Basketball Club are celebrating a massive growth since re-opening after the pandemic. The group, run by Shaun Hoyle, Andrew Thrower and Sam Fitzpatrick, have gone from 70 members to […]

3 months ago
Free men’s health seminar being hosted at Preston’s university

Men's health public engagement seminar. Pic: UCLan A free seminar highlighting men’s health issues is being held at the University of Central Lancashire this Wednesday 13 March.  The public engagement seminar will cover issues specifically focusing on […]

3 months ago
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