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’s second Northern Young Adult Literary Festival is big success

Publisher at UCLan Publishing Hazel Holmes with students Johanna Marton and Jess Ferrier Over 500 young book fans descended on Preston for the second Northern Young Adult Literary Festival. The festival – hosted by UCLan and the only event of its kind to […]

4 weeks ago
UClay exhibition to celebrate ceramics stars moulded in Preston

A previous MA Ceramics graduate exhibition A new exhibition will celebrate work by emerging artists from UCLan’s MA Ceramics course. The UClay exhibition of ceramic work has been organised by a group of students who graduated […]

4 weeks ago
How this Preston student is one of the most influential Muslim sports people in the world

Zuleikha Chikh A Fulwood student has made this year’s Muslim Women in Sport power list. Zuleikha is one of 30 professional athletes, journalistsand coaches to be included. The former Our Lady’s Catholic […]

1 month ago
What next for the Preston Model? Investing in worker owned co-operatives in the city

The new Preston Market Hall with the bric-a-brac market out front Pic: Tony Worrall More than three-quarters-of-a-million pounds is to be spent in exploring setting up a number of co-operatives in Preston. Badged as the next phase for The Preston Model, which is attracting […]

1 month ago
Advertisement Advertisement Craft and Food Fair coming to UCLan – and it’s open to the public

Stalls at a previous UCLan Craft and Food Fair Members of the public are being invited to a Craft and Food Fair at UCLan. The fair, which is a student-led volunteering project, will take place in the Students’ Union. […]

2 months ago
Alzheimers tool kit developed at UCLan has gone on national sale

A tool kit designed at UCLan to help people with dementia has gone on national sale. The Fidget Widget was the brainchild of Judith Bower, Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Adviser, and […]

2 months ago
Suspended UCLan student told to attend ‘diversity course’ after halal meat comments

Sebastian Walsh is a member of UKIP A student suspended from Preston’s university for comments made about halal meat has been ordered to undertake a ‘diversity training course’. 19-year-old Sebastian Walsh was told he could not return […]

2 months ago
How this Shanghai theatre group helped Preston celebrate Chinese New Year

Shanghai Theatre Academy A prestigious theatre group has appeared in Preston to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The Shanghai Theatre Academy was invited to perform at Preston Charter Theatre by the UCLan Confucius […]

2 months ago
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