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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.

Full Preston City Council response in Ships and Giggles 1p meals tier-three restrictions row

Maudland Road behind the Ships and Giggles pub is to be shut for two years Pic: Tony Worrall A popular pub in Preston is serving food for 1p after a row with Preston City Council over new tier-three restrictions. Ships and Giggles, on Fylde Road had been serving […]

3 months ago
Students at University of Central Lancashire volunteer to be ‘Covid marshalls’

New campus safety champions at UCLan Students at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) are protecting each other against the spread of coronavirus by volunteering to become Campus Safety Champions. More than 30 students from a […]

3 months ago
More jobs to be lost at University of Central Lancashire

UCLan's Engineering Innovation Centre Pic: Tony Worrall Up to 69 jobs are at risk at the University of Central Lancashire. UCLan wrote to the University College Union (UCU) to say staff would face losing their jobs by […]

3 months ago
Friargate to reopen as Corporation Street closes in phase four of UCLan Masterplan roadworks

An artist's impression of the completed EIC, Student Centre and Highways scheme 2 Highways work on the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £200m Masterplan development is entering its next phase. Friargate, Moor Lane and a new road replacing the Adelphi roundabout will fully reopen […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan opens UK’s first Korean Institute outside of London

(L-R) UCLan representatives David Leemington, Dr Ed Griffith, Daniel Waller, Professor Niki Alsford, Dr Sojin Lim, and Dr Hye-Young Park at the official opening of the Sejong Institute on the University’s Preston campus The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has become home to the first Sejong Institute in the UK outside of London with the aim of promoting Korean language and culture within […]

3 months ago
New zero-waste shopping area open within Preston’s university

UCLan's Zero Waste shop. Pic: @uclansuzerowaste Instagram The University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union has opened a new Zero Waste Area in its Union Shop. The new area sells plastic free foods, liquids and eco-friendly household items. The Zero […]

3 months ago
Where Preston’s new coronavirus testing centre now is

The coronavirus testing centre close to UCLan's Preston campus Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s coronavirus testing centre now has a ‘permanent’ home on the edge of the city’s university campus. The government now operates the testing facility just off Vernon Street, off Moor […]

3 months ago
Former biscuit factory near UCLan comes crumbling down for student flats

View of the demolition from Sizer Street Pic: Blog Preston Demolition work to bring down a former Victorian biscuit factory near UCLan has begun. The former Thomas Powell and Son Ltd. factory is making way for student accommodation. The multi-million-pound […]

3 months ago
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