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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.

Preston to host business and political leaders during major convention in 2025

UCLan's Student Centre and University Square Preston is set to host Convention of the North 2025, it has been revealed. The event will be held at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston next year […]

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Preston mum-of-three graduates from UCLan with goal of helping people struggling with food poverty

Michelle Welch at graduation. Pic: UCLan A mum-of-three from Preston has graduated from the University of Central Lancashire intending to help people who are struggling with food poverty. Michelle Welch is planning to use her Nutrition […]

2 days ago
New opportunity for teenagers to join free art and design club in Preston

Young person with a painting Applications are open for a free creative club in Preston. The Art and Design Club at the University of Central Lancashire is part of the National Saturday Club programme. The […]

2 days ago
Premier League physio from Preston graduates from UCLan

New University of Central Lancashire graduate Ashleigh Abbott. Pic: UCLan A woman, born and raised in Preston, has graduated from the University of Central Lancashire and now works for two premier sports teams. Ashleigh Abbott, 27, graduated from the MSc […]

4 days ago
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Inside Number 9 and League of Gentlemen star Steve Pemberton given special honour

New University of Central Lancashire Honorary Fellow Steve Pemberton. Pic: UCLan A five-time BAFTA award-winning comedian has been recognised by the University of Central Lancashire, his ‘local’ university. Steve Pemberton, best known for co-creating, co-writing and acting in The League of […]

5 days ago
Doctor Who actor Mandip Gill returns to Preston to receive Honorary Fellowship

New Honorary Fellow Mandip Gill. Pic: UCLan An actor who starred in Doctor Who returned to the University of Central Lancashire, her former university, to receive a special educational award. Mandip Gill, who studied at UCLan between […]

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Preston student who was hours from death fights back to graduate in occupational therapy

Daniella Taylor is now working towards starting a part-time job with the NHS Pic: UCLan A Preston student who was placed in a medically induced coma for four weeks has beaten her health struggles to receive a first-class degree. Occupational therapy student Daniella Taylor developed […]

6 days ago
Preston City Games golf tournament rounds off multi-sports business competition

The winning golf team show off their trophies at Ashton and Lea Golf Club. Pic credit: Preston City Games. Teams of businesses and charities competed in the Preston City Games golf tournament at Ashton and Lea Golf Club on Friday, 5 July. Preston City Games is a sporting festival […]

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