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In case you missed it: Five stories from Preston this week October 10 to October 16

Fresh & Fruity- Alan, Tracy & Becky Taylor We’ve had plenty of news to bring you from Preston over the past week. The search for the Pride of Preston has begun, Preston County Council leader has joined calls […]

1 week ago
UCLan opens UK’s first Korean Institute outside of London

(L-R) UCLan representatives David Leemington, Dr Ed Griffith, Daniel Waller, Professor Niki Alsford, Dr Sojin Lim, and Dr Hye-Young Park at the official opening of the Sejong Institute on the University’s Preston campus The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has become home to the first Sejong Institute in the UK outside of London with the aim of promoting Korean language and culture within […]

1 week ago
New zero-waste shopping area open within Preston’s university

UCLan's Zero Waste shop. Pic: @uclansuzerowaste Instagram The University of Central Lancashire Students’ Union has opened a new Zero Waste Area in its Union Shop. The new area sells plastic free foods, liquids and eco-friendly household items. The Zero […]

1 week ago
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 weeks ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 weeks ago
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 […]

4 weeks ago
UClan Grenfell toxic soil research and refugee project shortlisted for awards

Anna Stec Two research projects at the University of Central Lancashire have been shortlisted for prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.  Research exposing contaminated soil around Grenfell Tower has been shortlisted for Research […]

1 month ago
Preston university experts put blood pressure under the spotlight

Experts at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have received almost £250K of funding from the National Institute for Health Research to study how people with raised blood-pressure may be able to monitor their own blood pressur Experts at the University of Central Lancashire have received almost £250K of funding from the National Institute for Health Research. The money will fund a study how people with raised blood pressure may be […]

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