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The man in charge of Preston’s university has quit

Professor Mike Thomas Professor Mike Thomas The man leading Preston’s university for the last four years has decided to step-down. Professor Mike Thomas will leave his role as vice-chancellor of the University of […]

3 years ago
University of Central Lancashire climbs up The Guardian rankings

The university is ploughing money into its Preston campus Pic: Paul Melling The university is ploughing money into its Preston campus Pic: Paul Melling Preston’s university has clambered up the latest league table of higher education institutions in the UK. Put together […]

4 years ago
Ranvir Singh sworn in as new UCLan chancellor

Ranvir Singh addresses Preston Guild Hall A new chancellor has been sworn in for the University of Central Lancashire and it’s a very familiar face. Prestonian broadcaster Ranvir Singh takes on the lead role at UCLan. […]

5 years ago
UCLan’s new Chancellor to be sworn in on same day as Donald Trump

Ranvir Singh will take her oath at the same time as Donald Trump becomes President Preston university’s new power couple are to be sworn into power, at the same time as Donald Trump takes his oath. TV presenter and journalist Ranvir Singh becomes the new […]

5 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan chief says ‘I want cranes back on Preston’s skyline’

Professor Mike Thomas has signalled a shift in the strategy by the university The man in control of one of Preston’s biggest employers has signalled a change in strategy from the university. Vice-chancellor Professor Mike Thomas said the University of Central Lancashire was […]

5 years ago
UCLan joins firms backing the government’s Northern Powerhouse

Sunrise over Preston, with the mill chimney showing the last time there was a 'Powerhouse' of the North Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university is one of 30 firms to back the Northern Powerhouse initative begin championed by the government. The University of Central Lancashire has joined alongside the likes of Siemens, […]

5 years ago
University of Central Lancashire climbs up global rankings

Students walking through the UCLan campus in Preston Preston’s university has moved up the global rankings once more. The University of Central Lancashire has clambered up 15 places to be ranked 924th out of 25,000 degree-awarding institutions around […]

5 years ago
Preston’s university raises ‘funding concerns’ following EU Referendum result

UCLan's vice-chancellor, right, took part in an EU Referendum debate making the case to Remain The leader of Preston’s university says ‘key funding streams’ could be in jeopardy following the EU Referendum. University of Central Lancashire vice-chancellor Professor Mike Thomas has written to all students […]

5 years ago
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