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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 academic recognised for her excellence with National Teaching Fellowship

Dr Emma Gillaspy A University of Central Lancashire academic has been recognised for her excellence in higher education training. Dr Emma Gillaspy, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Health and Care, has been […]

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UCLan named ‘University of the Year’ for its DigiLearn Sector initiative

Chris Melia with the Edufuturists award The University of Central Lancashire has scooped a national award for an innovative project. At a special online awards ceremony held by national education technology group Edufuturists, UCLan was chosen […]

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UCLan prepares to make September student experience ‘as authentic as possible’

The Media Factory at the University of Central Lancashire campus Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan is preparing to make the student experience as authentic as possible for new and returning students in September. A number of safety measures have been introduced on campus, in […]

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What could the Lancashire bid to be UK City of Culture 2025 bring to Preston?

Organisations around Lancashire are teaming up to put the county up for the UK City of Culture 2025, but what could the bid bring to Preston? Lancashire is up against […]

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Advertisement Advertisement Textile design student wins prestigious enterprise award

Jessica Kirkpatrick at work in her studio. A lifelong passion for plants and endangered species has inspired a talented textiles design student at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to win a prestigious enterprise award. Jessica Kirkpatrick, 22, […]

2 weeks ago
Live online launch for new Adelphi Square film

Still from Adelphi film A new film about the creation of the Adelphi Square is set to launch. The film, Adelphi, is a 15-minute creative documentary about the University of Central Lancashire’s new public square […]

2 weeks ago
UCLan students triumph at prestigious international design awards

Second Year student Agatha Blazey, was also awarded a Wooden Pencil Six students from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have won creative awards at the prestigious D&AD (Design and Art Direction) New Blood Awards 2020 . The awards, which are […]

3 weeks ago
Preston author’s new book draws on experience of US campus shooting

A J Hartley speaking at the launch of Cold Bath Street Preston-born author A.J. Hartley has released a new book, written in response to a shooting at the US university where he teaches. Impervious was launched by UCLan Publishing earlier this […]

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