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William Shakespeare’s connections with Preston revealed

Preston from Hoghton A Preston-based university lecturer will seek to answer a question that has baffled literary scholars for years – did William Shakespeare spend some of his ‘lost years’ at Hoghton Tower […]

7 years ago
UCLan chief wants to see closer links between university and local community

media factory A senior staff member at the Preston-based University of Central Lancashire has called for closer links with the local community. Pro vice-chancellor for engagement, Margaret Bruce, has posted for The […]

7 years ago
Business aims for international acclaim by nurturing young local talent

A Preston business is aiming to combat unemployment among young people by partnering with local universities. Transcription Global, a transcription, translation and interpreting company based in Winckley Square is working […]

7 years ago
Dragon’s Den entrepreneur Kirsty Henshaw develops online game with Preston student’s help

kirsty henshaw with peter jones Preston’s star of Dragon’s Den has helped a local student develop a new online game. Kirsty Henshaw, from Penwortham, won the backing of Duncan Bannatyne and Peter Jones last year […]

7 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Dutch orchestra prepare for Preston-leg of UK tour

preston minster An exciting Dutch ensemble orchestra will be coming to the city tomorrow night. Orkest de Ereprijs bring their music to Preston Minster on the Preston stop of their UK-wide tour. […]

7 years ago
Lancashire prepares for strike as 110 schools close

By Yewtree on Flickr The government is facing its first industrial strike against its public sector cuts today as up to 750,000 public sector workers strike over planned changes to their pensions. According to […]

8 years ago
Opinion: A UCLan graduate on the fees increase

John Walker is a former student of UCLan, where he studied interactive digital media. He now runs the multimedia design studio Walker Studios. Yesterday the University of Central Lancashire announced […]

8 years ago
Opinion: £9,000 for PowerPoint presentations every week? No thanks.

This is a cross post from Georgia Smith, a second year journalism student at UCLan. The original entry can be found on her blog here. We’ve all known for a […]

8 years ago
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