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.

UCLan warns Rishi Sunak that student visa plans would ‘significantly harm’ Preston

Pic: UCLan Rishi Sunak’s plans to scrap a graduate visa scheme that allows overseas students to live and work in the UK after graduation would result in significant economic harm for Preston. […]

6 days ago
Family-friendly UCLan festival to explore world culture

Festival of Humanities and World Culture coming to UCLan A free family-friendly festival is taking place at the University of Central Lancashire next month. The Festival of Humanities and World Cultures is returning for the second time to bring […]

1 week ago
Ground floor unveiled for new vet facilities at UCLan

The Greenbank refurb at UCLan A milestone has been reached in the creation of new veterinary facilities at the University of Central Lancashire. Morgan Sindall Construction’s team has completed the ground floor refurbishment of an existing […]

1 week ago
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 weeks 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 […]

2 weeks 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. […]

3 weeks 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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

4 weeks ago
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