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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.

Refugee children take part in Preston soccer schools

Some of the children taking part in the soccer schools Young refugees from Afghanistan, Sudan and Syria have joined a soccer school in Preston. Sir Tom Finney Soccer School has been running sessions for the children aged five to 12. […]

2 months ago
Industry award win for UCLan’s Engineering Innovation Centre

The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) recently completed Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) has scooped its first industry award. The £35 million-plus facility was named Building Services Project of the Year […]

2 months ago
Preston university lecturer named Young Scientist of the Year

Dr Mark Holden A lecturer at a Preston university is the Young Scientist of the Year. Dr Mark Holden has been recognised by the British Association for Crystal Growth. Dr Holden’s research focused […]

3 months ago
University of Central Lancashire launches new course to train eye doctors of the future

Students can study to become a optometrist Preston’s university has seen an opportunity to start a new course. A masters qualification in Optometry has been launched by the University of Central Lancashire. Approved by the General Optical […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Waterstones launch night for new UCLan published book The Harm Tree

Author Rose Edwards signs books at this year's NYALitFest New book, The Harm Tree is described as an epic new fantasy series by author Rose Edwards. Published by UCLan, the Northern Launch of the book will take place on […]

3 months ago
Latest road closures begin around the Adelphi roundabout at UCLan

A view of the roadworks on the Adelphi roundabout Pic: 70023venus2009 A new set of road closures have begun as Preston’s university presses on with creating Adelphi Square. Motorists using the Adelphi roundabout are being advised Corporation Street is closed if […]

3 months ago
New book that will ‘delight Game of Thrones fans’ is launching in Preston

Author Rose Edwards signing books at the Northern Young Adult Literary Festival earlier this year A book that promises to “fill a void for Game of Thrones fans” is launching at a free event at UCLan. The Harm Tree is the first in what’s described […]

3 months ago
UCLan graduations to see women’s football, rock and roll touring and fabric maker recognised

Looking ahead to a good future - latest UCLan figures show positive signs Pic: Paul Melling A touch of rock and roll royalty will be at UCLan’s graduation ceremonies this week. The University of Central Lancashire is being forced to use one of it’s campus buildings […]

3 months ago
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