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.

University of Central Lancashire announces annual literature festival line-up

The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) annual literature festival for young adults and children will take place online with a bumper-packed line up of free online workshops and panel events. […]

4 days ago
The Indian UCLan students bringing Throwball to a UK university for the first time

Rakshitha Manjunath and Vibichant Nallashivam, President and Secretary of UCLan Throwball A group of Indian students have formed the Throwball Society at the University of Central Lancashire, making it the first of its kind in the UK. Throwball is a fast-paced non-contact […]

1 week ago
UCLan childbirth research team receives £60k grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Uclan meadia factory. Pic: Tony Worrall Research academics at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are celebrating after receiving a prestigious grant worth almost £60,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. UCLan’s Research in Childbirth […]

1 week ago
Majority of University of Central Lancashire students won’t return until January 25

On the Preston campus near UCLan's new engineering building Pic: Tony Worrall The majority of students at the University of Central Lancashire are to see a delayed return to the Preston campus. Following an announcement by the education secretary Gavin Williamson on […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan community group awarded prestigious accolade from European Parliament for contributions to social justice

A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) community group has received an award from the European Parliament. The award is for its contributions to social justice. The Creative Communities Group (CCG) […]

3 weeks ago
Timelapse footage shows progress made on UCLan’s new £60m student centre

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has released new timelapse foodtage which highlights the impressive progress being made on the exterior of its new £60million Student Centre. In just over […]

4 weeks ago
NASA 2021 calendar to feature picture of the sun taken by Preston’s university researchers

A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) image, which shows the highest ever resolution views of the sun’s outermost atmosphere has been chosen to appear in the 2021 NASA Explore Science […]

1 month ago
Preston-based Petrol Can Productions to release re-imagining of horror classic ‘Night of the Living Dead’

Petrol Can Productions are currently working on a re-imagining of the 1968 horror classic ‘Night of the Living Dead’, which they hope to release towards the end of 2021. Petrol […]

1 month ago
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