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Winner of literary prize set up in memory of UCLan lecturer announced

Dinesh brought short story writing to communities in Preston and beyond The third winner of a literary prize set up in memory of a Preston lecturer has been announced. The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction has this year gone to […]

5 months ago
Preston barrister in training wins place in the courts for prestigious scheme

Sanah Ehsan has been accepted into the Middle Bar for two weeks of training Two budding legal eagles of the future from the city’s university are to spend two vital weeks in the court room. The University of Central Lancashire say two of its […]

5 months ago
More road closures as UCLan’s Adelphi Square roadworks continue

UCLan's new £60m student centre under construction Pic: Tony Worrall Two roads through the university campus in Preston are being closed next week. Balfour Beatty, who are carrying out work on the University of Central Lancashire’s new Adelphi Square and […]

5 months ago
How UCLan students and staff have volunteered during the coronavirus pandemic

Two pensioners being made a cup of tea before social distancing was introduced Pic: People's Health Trust Staff and students at Preston’s university have been helping the city’s most vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic. The University of Central Lancashire has released details of the work they’ve been […]

6 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement UCLan Masterplan takes shape across Preston’s skyline

Drone shot shows the scale of the project from above New drone photos show how the University of Central Lancashire’s £200 million Masterplan is taking shape. Work is underway on the steel-framed Student Centre, with 450 tonnes of primed steel […]

6 months ago
UCLan fashion designers producing isolation gowns

Femida working on a gown A team of fashion and design experts from the University of Central Lancashire has swapped producing catwalk creations for isolation gowns during the coronavirus pandemic. The team, led by UCLan […]

6 months ago
These Preston designed adaptors could be vital in the fight against coronavirus

The adaptors are printed using a 3D printer Pic: UCLan Two Preston lecturers have been working to help make life-saving equipment for those battling coronavirus in hospital. Dr Steve Sigurnjak and Dr Matthew Dickinson combined to create three brackets that […]

6 months ago
Army helps transform UCLan sports centre into a coronavirus recovery site

Army personnel at UCLan The army has helped convert UCLan’s Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre in Marsh Lane into a coronavirus patient recovery facility. The extra bed capacity is a contingency to support the […]

6 months ago
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