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.

World famous performance poet coming to Preston

One of the world’s leading performance poets is coming to Preston Harry Baker will perform at The Ferret as part of his I Am 10,000 tour. Mathematics expert Baker, who […]

4 days ago
UCLan top of the league for investment in student wellbeing

UCLan students walking through campus The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has come top of a national wellbeing league table. UCLan has topped the table in the 2020 Student Welfare League Table, which analyses the […]

4 days ago
Performance duo bringing hard-hitting show about climate change to Preston

Promotional photo for Storm Performance duo Search Party is returning to Preston with their brand-new show Storm. Preston-based arts organisation, Derelict, are bringing the pair back to Preston for the show at UCLan’s Media […]

5 days ago
Popular young people’s literary festival returning to Preston

Attendees at last year's NYALitFest A major event celebrating the best of children’s and young people’s literature is returning to Preston, and organisers say it’s set to be bigger and better than ever before. The […]

7 days ago
Advertisement Advertisement New novel by Preston author A.J. Hartley to be released by UCLan publishing

A J Hartley speaking at the launch of Cold Bath Street Preston Author A.J. Hartley’s newest novel is set to launch in the UK in summer 2020. The rights to Hartley’s newest novel, Impervious, have been acquired by the university’s publishing […]

1 week ago
Watch as UCLan’s new Student Centre takes shape

The changing face of the Adelphi Quarter as the steelwork is put in place for the UCLan Student Centre Construction of UCLan’s new Student Centre is underway. The building is set to be the showpiece of the university’s £200 million Masterplan. The framework of the £60 million structure will be made from 450 […]

1 week ago
Documentary to inspire women in the animation industry to be screened at UCLan

Sarah-Ann-Kennedy UCLan is to screen a documentary ‘British Animation Women Breaking The Mold’ aimed at inspiring women at a career in the animation sector. The documentary was produced by UCLan lecturer […]

1 week ago
Free healthy eating event coming to Preston

Fruit salad Pic: silviarita from Pixabay A free event promoting healthy eating is taking place at UCLan. The interactive event will see an array of experts presenting the latest thinking on four topics – diet and […]

2 weeks ago
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