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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.

UCLan occupational therapy students receive Royal visit

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has congratulated the first Occupational Therapy students to complete their academic programmes at the University of Central Lancashire. As Patron of the Royal College […]

3 months ago
Students’ time capsule installed in UCLan development

L-R Ian Roberts, Shaheen Gul, Bob Turner, Aidan Nelson and Phoebe Dennis outside the new Student Centre with the time capsule A time capsule designed by the students of a Preston high school has been planted into the foundations of the University of Central Lancashire’s new £60 million Student Centre building. […]

4 months ago
Graduate Fashion Week Award success for Preston graduate

UCLan Fashion Promotion graduate, April Howie, receives the Graduate Fashion Week New Fashion Media Award A University of Central Lancashire fashion graduate has been applauded by industry experts after winning a Graduate Fashion Week Award. April Howie, who has just finished her fashion promotion degree […]

4 months ago
Preston project using dance to engage pupils with the wonder of space

Preston-based dancer Lucy Starkey who is performing the moves for the Space in Schools project - Image credit: Into Our Skies, Photographs by Rebecca Richards Astronomy and dance are being combined in a new project to help engage primary school pupils with the wonders of space. The Into Our Skies: Space in Schools project from […]

4 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week, September 19 to September 25

CGI aerial view of Adelphi roundabout and the new UCLan Student Centre when works are completed Lots has happened in Preston in the past week. One of Preston’s most famous products returned home when Freddie Flintoff brought Jamie Redknapp on a visit to Moor Park. There […]

4 months ago
Divided opinions as Preston’s university launches new look

A UCLan building Pic: Tony Worrall This is a guest post. If you’d like to write a guest post for Blog Preston, email contactus@blogpreston.co.uk. The University of Central Lancashire has revealed its new logo, and people have […]

4 months ago
Preston academic receives lifetime achievement award for dedication to deaf students

Dr Lynne Barnes A University of Central Lancashire academic has been recognised for her dedication to deaf students and British Sign Language education. Dr Lynne Barnes has received the prestigious National Association of […]

4 months ago
Friargate set to reopen as UCLan Masterplan enters next phase

Part of the new road layout at the UCLan Masterplan Highways scheme Roads including Friargate are set to reopen as the £200m UCLan Masterplan development enters its next phase. From mid October, a new east-west road in front of the new UCLan […]

4 months ago
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