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.

Korean links celebrated by Preston’s university

Launch of the Korea Corner at the University of Central Lancashire Preston’s burgeoning links with Korea have been celebrated by the city’s university. Marking five years of the University of Central Lancashire teaching Korean studies they have been given special status […]

7 months ago
Adelphi roundabout roadworks to see one road closure for two years

Maudland Road behind the Ships and Giggles pub is to be shut for two years Pic: Tony Worrall Latest road closures as work continues at the Adelphi roundabout have been announced. Maudland Road is to shut for two years to be a base for contractors working on the […]

7 months ago
Preston astronomer plays part in capturing first ever pictures of a black hole

Never before seen first images of the black hole A Preston-based astronomer has been involved in capturing the first ever pictures of a black hole. Images released show the gargantuan Messier 87 galaxy’s black hole. Event Horizon Telescope has […]

7 months ago
May Bank Holiday 5k to take place in Avenham Park

Put through their paces for the Avenham Park 5k A 5k run is coming to Preston city centre but has a new route due to the Old Tram bridge closure. Avenham Park is hosting the University of Central Lancashire’s […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Marking 40 years of UCLan’s library as former Penwortham librarian recalls meeting Prince Philip

Sue Dawson meeting Prince Philip in 1979 A Penwortham woman has returned to the library where she started working 40 years ago. Sue Dawson began working at the University of Central Lancashire’s library at the Preston campus […]

7 months ago
Lancashire Science Festival confirms details for public Saturday event

Forton Primary School get a glimpse of some science Pop-up electricity, a Science Dome Planetarium and and a show about poo are all part of this year’s Lancashire Science Festival. The event has become one of the city’s biggest […]

7 months ago
Cold Bath Street sequel to be released on Hallowe’en

A.J. Hartley in front of Cold Bath Street sign The author of Preston-based book Cold Bath Street has revealed there will be a sequel to his smash-hit Young Adult thriller. A.J. Hartley said the book – called Written Stone […]

8 months ago
UCLan’s second Northern Young Adult Literary Festival is big success

Publisher at UCLan Publishing Hazel Holmes with students Johanna Marton and Jess Ferrier Over 500 young book fans descended on Preston for the second Northern Young Adult Literary Festival. The festival – hosted by UCLan and the only event of its kind to […]

8 months ago
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