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 commissions sculpture of astronomer who changed our view of the solar system

UCLan has commissioned an artist to create a sculpture of the artist who changed our view of the solar system. The university asked Liverpool sculptor Phil Garrett to create a […]

1 day ago
TV presenter AJ Odudu to receive UCLan honorary award

The TV presenter AJ Odudu is set to receive an honorary award from the University of Central Lancashire. She is among five people who are being given an Honorary Fellowship […]

2 days ago
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 […]

3 weeks 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 […]

4 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

4 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 […]

1 month ago
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.

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