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.

Cyber defence industry poised to bring around 2,000 jobs to South Ribble

Lancashire Cyber Festival Lancashire is poised to be at the forefront of “one of the most exciting missions…in the 21st century” when the National Cyber Force (NCF) arrives in the county. That was […]

1 week ago
Preston city centre free Christmas parking hours confirmed for 2023

Penny Street car park Free parking in Preston city centre in the run up to Christmas has been confirmed. For the city’s Christmas Lights Switch On at the Flag Market on Saturday 18 November […]

3 weeks ago
First phase of mapping the heartbeat of Preston complete

YourMap launch presentation The first phase of the YourMap project is complete. YourMap is collating key community assets in an interactive map of Preston for the people of the city to contribute to […]

3 weeks ago
Preston public invited to free health MOT checks

Stethoscope and mobile phone Pic: StockSnap Free health MOT checks will once again be available at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in early November. Members of the public can call into the Preston Campus where […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement University of Central Lancashire in top third in England for social mobility

Students in the rooftop garden on top of the Student Centre in Preston Pic: UCLan The latest Social Mobility Index has seen UCLan score in the top third for universities in England for its work to widen participation in higher education.

1 month ago
Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon visits Preston

Ban Ki-Moon during his lecture at the UCLan Preston campus Pic: UCLan The former UN leader addressed a sold out guest lecture at the University of Central Lancashire.

1 month ago
Former international footballer signs up for UCLan vet course

A former international footballer has signed up for a UCLan course. Muna Aldaaysi, who made 63 appearances for the Bahrain national team, is following her dream as she takes on […]

1 month ago
Preston paramedic student saves man’s life after cricket match collapse

Matt Dunn, Lancashire and Cumbria Consultant Paramedic, presenting UCLan student Ibrahim Akram with his certificate Pic: UCLan 21-year-oild Ibrahim Akram was fielding on the boundary when an opposition player collapsed when running between the wickets. The paramedic student leapt into action and saved the man's life.

1 month ago
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