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 new vice chancellor has been announced – and he’s a familiar face

A new vice chancellor has been appointed to step into the role at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in the new academic year. Professor Graham Baldwin, currently Vice-Chancellor and […]

6 months ago
Emmerdale has a new ‘bad guy’ and he has Preston connections

Jordan Reece is 'Max' in Emmerdale Emmerdale has a new ‘bad guy’ and it’s a UCLan student making his big break. Jordan Reece who graduated from the Preston-based university in 2015 plays the role of Max. […]

6 months ago
UCLan is suspending more students for racist or explicit posts online than other UK universities

The Media Factory at the University of Central Lancashire campus Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university is taking action against racist or explicit posts on social media more than any other UK university bar one. A Freedom of Information request by The Guardian showed […]

6 months ago
Preston’s university pledges to put city at its heart

UCLan's Media Factory within the Preston city centre campus Pic: Tony Worrall The city’s university has pledged to put Preston’s ‘economy and quality of life’ as one of its key priorities. The University of Central Lancashire has become the 50th academic institution […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston’s university enjoys rapid rise up latest UK uni rankings

UCLan's Engineering Innovation Centre on the Adelphi roundabout Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university has enjoyed a surge in its position in a latest ranking of UK universities. The University of Lancashire is up to 75th out of 131 academic institutions. A […]

7 months ago
UCLan applies to demolish part of wall near former church in latest campus masterplan work

The former St Peter's Church is now an arts centre for the university Pic: Tony Worrall Work near the former St Peter’s Church in the heart of Preston’s university campus looks set to take place. The University of Central Lancashire has applied for planning permission to […]

7 months ago
Preston’s love affair with the moon continues

A young visitor enjoys the interactive displays at the moon landing anniversary event Pic: UCLan Over 50,000 people visited the Museum of the Moon at The Harris – and 450 more were at a sell-out event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. […]

7 months ago
Demolition by UCLan of St Peter’s Square homes must be ‘careful’ because of Miley Tunnel

St Peter's Square is set to see all these houses flattened Pic: Blog Preston Demolition of a row of terraced houses on Preston’s university campus is going to need to happen ‘piece by piece’. Running underneath them is the Miley Tunnel and this limits […]

7 months ago
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