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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.

Preston Heritage Open Days launch virtual activities throughout September

This year Preston Heritage Open Days (HOD) is going online as well as onsite as part of the free annual national festival celebrating local historic buildings and heritage. From Friday […]

3 months ago
Engineering courses at UCLan receive national accreditation boost

UCLan's new engineering building The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has won national accreditation for its civil and structural engineering courses, earning formal recognition from some of the country’s leading assessment bodies. Both UCLan’s […]

3 months ago
Concern for Preston’s COVID rate as UCLan students return to campus

The UCLan campus in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall As universities are set to welcome back students, UCLan and Preston City Council are preparing the city for students to return in a COVID safe way. The university announced last […]

3 months ago
UCLan project secures funding to help upskill gym and leisure employees

Active Lancashire will collaborate with UCLan on the project A Lancashire based project to make employees’ lives healthier has received national funding. Active Lancashire and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have joined forces to lead a programme to […]

3 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston businessman invites ideas to bring Craggs Mill into use by the community

Craggs mill. Pic: Tony Worrall A businessman is asking the people of Preston to come forward with their ideas for the development of Craggs Mill. Richard Porter, founder of Hashtag Quiz, bought the mill in […]

3 months ago
Leading UCLan professor awarded international Fellowship

UCLan’s Carol Wallace, Professor of Food Safety Management Systems. A leading University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) academic has been recognised for her global research contribution to food science by a major international academy.   Carol Wallace, Professor of Food Safety […]

3 months ago
Photography student’s restored Morris Minor ‘Lionel’ gains 3000 Instagram followers

Lionel at Preston Bus Station A UCLan photography student has restored a 1965 Morris Minor, using it as her model for her Instagram followers. Becca McIlroy has named her car Lionel and takes him for […]

3 months ago
Rugby League World Cup 2021 launches free ticket offer for frontline workers

Rugby League World Cup trophy Pic: Leeds Library and Information Service Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) will reward frontline heroes by providing 20,021 free tickets as a mark of gratitude for their contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jon Dutton, RLWC2021 […]

3 months ago
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