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News and information for the area known as the University ward in Preston, Lancs. This area is home to the main campus of the University of Central Lancashire and includes news about Friargate, one of the major shopping areas in the city and Plungington an area inhabited by thousands of students.

Watch as UCLan’s new Engineering Innovation Centre comes to life

A still from the new EIC video A new video shows UCLan’s new £35million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) coming to life. The EIC, which officially launched in October, is a teaching and research facility that engages directly with […]

2 weeks ago
Upcoming road changes as UCLan Masterplan moves into next major phase

Aerial view of the Engineering Innovation Centre, Student Centre and highways Preston’s university has announced plans for the start of a key phase of its Masterplan highways scheme. UCLan, working in partnership with Lancashire County Council and contract partner Balfour Beatty, […]

3 weeks ago
‘COMMONISM’ performance to land in Preston

Andy Smith and Amund Sjølie Sveen Two British and Norwegian artists have collaborated to bring new show COMMONISM to Preston. The performed conversation is a meeting of two people from different countries in search of some […]

3 weeks ago
Gritty Manc poet to launch new Preston performance night

Mike Garry A gritty Manchester poet famous for appearing with bands like New Order is launching a new performance night in Preston. Mike Garry will appear at The Ferret on Thursday 31 October. Garry has […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Living with a stammer: Why I won’t be silenced this International Stammering Awareness Day

Jack Dinsley Have you ever been talking to someone and then out of the blue you can’t finish the end of your sentence? Ever since I was young this has been me. […]

4 weeks ago
Island Jamboree’s ‘Masquerade Massacre’ brings a spooky Caribbean vibe to Preston

Island Jamboree Get ready as Caribbean music is set to find it’s home in Preston. Island Jam will present an all new, Island Jamboree – Masquerade Massacre. There has been a shortage […]

4 weeks ago
Winter-themed pop up bar coming to Friargate

A winter-themed pop up bar is coming to Preston.  The Winter Lodge is opening in what is due to become Uptown Pony Club on the corner of Friargate and Heatley […]

1 month ago
Why Preston’s university is saying ‘Cake Not Hate’

UCLan staff handing out cake Preston’s university is supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week with a Cake Not Hate event. The event, which is open to the public, is being held at the UCLan Students’ Union. As […]

1 month ago
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