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 school cycling survey launched by UCLan researchers

UCLan researchers are seeking children and young people from Preston to take part in a study exploring the safety of cycling to school. The researchers said cycling has many health and […]

21 hours ago
UCLan medical school confirms new senior medic hire

A nationally celebrated medic who is at the forefront of revolutionising healthcare training worldwide is set to start a senior role at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Dr Johann […]

1 week ago
First physical exhibition to be held at UCLan since the start of the pandemic led by Preston Threads

An exhibition celebrating Lancashire’s mill heritage has opened at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Synergy, by local textile group Preston Threads, will be the first physical exhibition held at […]

2 weeks ago
UCLan professor to investigate impact of pandemic on inflammatory bowel disease patients

A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) professor has received national funding to investigate the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) during and after the Covid-19 pandemic. Professor Morris Gordon has […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement Explore the 150-year history of Preston’s Whittingham Asylum thanks to two year project

The launch of Whittingham Lives new website is the legacy of a two-year arts and heritage project that explored the 150-year history of Whittingham Asylum in Preston. The project researched and critically […]

3 weeks ago
Warton student wins award after finding inspiration in pop music

A University of Central Lancashire illustration student has found success with a music-inspired end-of-year project. Erin Jones won the For You Curls (FYC) Award for Technology Innovation at the recent […]

3 weeks ago
The kind community project keeping Preston’s international students safe and happy through the pandemic

Kind Communities volunteers A Preston community group is helping the city’s international students remain in good physical, mental and emotional health during the pandemic. Kind Communities was set up during lockdown in February […]

4 weeks ago
£33m Urban Hub set to welcome Preston’s students in 2022

A new £33 million student residence is on schedule to open in the middle of 2022. Work began at the Urban Hub site in Moor Lane near UCLan in January. The […]

4 weeks ago
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