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Chance to explore the history of Preston’s university

UCLan's new engineering building on the Adelphi roundabout Pic: Tony Worrall UCLan’s new engineering building on the Adelphi roundabout Pic: Tony Worrall The lid is being peeled back on the history of one of Preston’s largest institutions. The University of Central […]

3 years ago
Retro exhibition explores Preston Polytechnic nostalgia

Some of these items may bring back memories from the last few decades Some of these items may bring back memories from the last few decades Memories of Preston Polytechnic are amongst items to be displayed in a new exhibition in the city. […]

3 years ago
A short history of the University of Central Lancashire in Preston

The Harris Institute was one of UCLan's original buildings Pic: Tony Worrall The Harris Institute was one of UCLan’s original buildings Pic: Tony Worrall The present day University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) was established in 1992, but it can trace an unbroken […]

3 years ago
Artists from the Preston Polytechnic era to display their work

Graham Hill with his artwork on display Graham Hill with his artwork on display A celebration of artistic talent who have studied in Preston is being held. Marking 40 years of fine art at the University of […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement First UCLan chancellor Sir Francis Kennedy dies

Sir Fancis Kennedy receiving an honorary doctorate in 2002 One of the men who turned Preston Polytechnic into the University of Central Lancashire has died. A former chancellor of the university Sir Francis Kennedy has passed away aged 89. […]

5 years ago
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