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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.

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 […]

5 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 […]

5 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 […]

5 months ago
UClan Grenfell toxic soil research and refugee project shortlisted for awards

Anna Stec Two research projects at the University of Central Lancashire have been shortlisted for prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.  Research exposing contaminated soil around Grenfell Tower has been shortlisted for Research […]

5 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston university experts put blood pressure under the spotlight

Experts at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have received almost £250K of funding from the National Institute for Health Research to study how people with raised blood-pressure may be able to monitor their own blood pressur Experts at the University of Central Lancashire have received almost £250K of funding from the National Institute for Health Research. The money will fund a study how people with raised blood pressure may be […]

6 months ago
Free Preston events inviting locals to re-think their neighbourhoods

A free Expanded City book will be available for all those stopping by, and Olivia Keith's drawing of the edge of Preston In Certain Places, an artistic research project at the University of Central Lancashire, is inviting people to re-think the way their neighbourhoods are planned. A series of events called ‘Creative […]

6 months ago
High-flying UCLan tourism graduate scoops national award

Amelia Foster 24 won the prestigious award after receiving a first class degree from UCLan A high-flying tourism graduate from the University of Central Lancashire is going places after she scooped a prestigious national award. Amelia Foster, 24, from Warrington has been named ‘Best Undergraduate […]

6 months ago
Preston historian explores the importance of football to fans during Covid-19

Deepdale stadium. Pic: Tony Worrall A leading academic from the University of Central Lancashire has explored the importance of football during the coronavirus pandemic. As fans across the country have been looking forward to the […]

6 months ago
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