University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire is a public university based in Preston, Lancashire, England.

A truly global institution, UCLan’s student body includes 120 nationalities; its partnership network extends to 125 countries in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia

• The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) was founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge, becoming a university in 1992.
• Our main campus is in the city of Preston, at the heart of Lancashire; UCLan has further campuses at Westlakes in West Cumbria (nuclear and energy-related research programmes), Burnley and Cyprus as well as strategic partnerships in China and Mauritius.
• UCLan’s international community of staff and students is close to 35,000.
• Our status as a world class institution was recognised with our inclusion in the QS World Rankings for the first time in 2010 – the first Modern University in the UK to gain this status – and we hold four out of a maximum of five QS Stars for excellence
•    Schools of Business, law and applied English
•    Schools of Clinical and Biomedical science
•    School of Culture and Creative industrial
•    School of Health Wellbeing
•    School of Science and Technology
• Over £100 million has recently invested in teaching, learning and leisure facilities, including new buildings, improved learning technology and world-class sporting facilities. In 2014, students ranked our learning resources the best among modern universities (NSS 2014).
• 24/7 access to a recently refurbished library with a fantastic range of facilities including group and individual study spaces, laptops to borrow and a cafe.
• Excellent online resources, available 24/7 and accessible remotely. 24-hour access to computers, with more than 1,500 situated throughout the University plus free Wi-Fi available throughout the campus.
• Highlights include Europe’s largest 3D lecture theatre; a purpose built, state-of-the-art major incident training simulator; forensic crime scene houses; biomechanic labs; clinical skills labs; motorsports workshop; child observation lab; moot court room, plus much more.
• We have a full range of support services for students including the one-stop student information centre ‘The’; a free counselling service; a Medical Centre giving you access to GPs and nurses; and a pre-school centre providing professional childcare. Our Multi-Faith Centre warmly welcomes all staff and students.