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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.

Where Preston’s new coronavirus testing centre now is

The coronavirus testing centre close to UCLan's Preston campus Pic: Blog Preston Preston’s coronavirus testing centre now has a ‘permanent’ home on the edge of the city’s university campus. The government now operates the testing facility just off Vernon Street, off Moor […]

2 months ago
Former biscuit factory near UCLan comes crumbling down for student flats

View of the demolition from Sizer Street Pic: Blog Preston Demolition work to bring down a former Victorian biscuit factory near UCLan has begun. The former Thomas Powell and Son Ltd. factory is making way for student accommodation. The multi-million-pound […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 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. […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

2 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 […]

2 months ago
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 […]

2 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 […]

2 months ago
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