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.

Preston and South Ribble plans within £50m ‘Levelling Up’ bid

Preston and South Ribble have launched bids for the Levelling Up Fund as part of a county council request seeking £50m for ‘exciting projects’. Preston City Council’s bid focuses on two […]

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In Case You Missed It: Five stories from Preston this week July 30 to August 5

Daffodils in Preston city centre with the Harris and Cenotaph behind Pic: Tony Worrall Last weekend saw the return of the popular Chorley Flower Show, with around 11,000 attendees enjoying the sunshine near the Grade II-listed Astley Hall. Elsewhere in the region, encouraging news for […]

1 week ago
Preston pupils ‘earn their stripes’ during zookeeping course at Blackpool Zoo

Around 70 local students have attended Blackpool Zoo to join a course and learn about careers in wildlife conservation. Pupils from Corpus Christi Catholic High School in Fulwood and Cardinal […]

1 week ago
Outstanding UCLan alumni receive special inaugural awards

Sarah Gardner - Alumni Award The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has named three outstanding graduates as the first recipients of the inaugural Alumni Achievement Awards. The special awards have been established to honour and […]

2 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time coming to Preston

Let's Grow Preston's Ashton Walled Garden BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time is coming to Preston. Preston Gardening Society will host the event at UCLan’s Harrington Lecture Theatre on Tuesday 16 August from 5pm. There will […]

2 weeks ago
Business hub and co-working space opens at Preston Docks

Shout Connect's launch event at Preston Docks A new business hub and co-working space has opened at Preston Docks. Shout Network which helps local businesses raise awareness of their brand, welcomed around 300 guests to the launch […]

2 weeks ago
More than 100 officers join Lancashire Police thanks to new UCLan degree

The first cohort of the Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP) for policing from Lancashire Police The first cohort of the Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP) for policing has graduated from the University of Central Lancashire ready to serve in Lancashire Police. The 108 new officers […]

2 weeks ago
Free summer fun activities for children in Preston

Children in UCLan's Young Scientist Centre To help families from breaking the bank and keep children entertained in the summer holidays, the University of Central Lancashire has created a range of free, fun activities for youngsters. […]

2 weeks ago
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