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Preston university research finds anti-LGBT violence still acceptable in many countries

HARM conference banner New research from Preston university has found violence against the LGBT community is still supported around the world. The international study was published by the Honour Abuse Research Matrix (HARM) […]

1 year ago
UCLan is making ‘contingency plans’ for graduation ceremonies due to Preston Guild Hall closure

The crowds outside the Guild Hall during the graduation ceremonies Pic: Russell Hogarth Preston’s university is making contingency plans for its summer graduation ceremonies. It comes after the closure of the Guild Hall and Charter Theatre as a venue. Blog Preston broke the […]

2 years ago
Road closures at Preston university campus given new dates

St Peter's Square is set to see all these houses flattened Pic: Blog Preston Two parts of Preston university’s £200million campus masterplan have been pushed back slightly. Road closures had been announced for Maudland Road and St Peter’s Square. Both are still going ahead […]

2 years ago
Preston astronomer reveals how he helped take first-ever picture of a black hole

Never before seen first images of the black hole A Preston-based astronomer has revealed what it took to capture the historic first-ever picture of a black hole. Professor Derek Ward-Thomson shared the techniques during the annual Jeremiah Horrocks Lecture […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Emmerdale has a new ‘bad guy’ and he has Preston connections

Jordan Reece is 'Max' in Emmerdale Emmerdale has a new ‘bad guy’ and it’s a UCLan student making his big break. Jordan Reece who graduated from the Preston-based university in 2015 plays the role of Max. […]

2 years ago
UCLan is suspending more students for racist or explicit posts online than other UK universities

The Media Factory at the University of Central Lancashire campus Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university is taking action against racist or explicit posts on social media more than any other UK university bar one. A Freedom of Information request by The Guardian showed […]

2 years ago
Preston’s university pledges to put city at its heart

UCLan's Media Factory within the Preston city centre campus Pic: Tony Worrall The city’s university has pledged to put Preston’s ‘economy and quality of life’ as one of its key priorities. The University of Central Lancashire has become the 50th academic institution […]

2 years ago
Preston’s university enjoys rapid rise up latest UK uni rankings

UCLan's Engineering Innovation Centre on the Adelphi roundabout Pic: Tony Worrall Preston’s university has enjoyed a surge in its position in a latest ranking of UK universities. The University of Lancashire is up to 75th out of 131 academic institutions. A […]

2 years ago
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