University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN)

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Situated in the heart of the North West of England, the City of Preston is vibrant, cultural and friendly with plenty of activities and events to keep you entertained. 30,000 students live in Preston, making the city a lively, diverse and contemporary place to study.

At UCLan, you’ll make friends for life, explore your potential and discover new passions. There are plenty more reasons why you’ll love living in Preston too.


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Why UClan?

1. Guaranteed Accommodation

All new full-time students are guaranteed a room in one of our halls of residence. From the moment you arrive, our friendly Residences Team will be on hand to help you settle in. They provide advice and support as well as organising regular social activities, so you’ll get to meet new people and have fun. All our halls are within a few minutes’ walk of the campus, so you’ll never have to worry about being late for lectures!

2. Our graduates are in high demand

At UCLan, you’ll benefit from our close industry links with over 1,000 leading employers offering invaluable work experience opportunities. UCLan graduates emerge career-ready and they’re in high demand – more than 95%^ are in employment or further study six months after graduating

3. Low cost living in a thriving student city

Preston is the UK’s cheapest city for students – it’s official.* It was also named the best place in the North West to live and work.** Preston has a friendly atmosphere and a thriving community of over 30,000 students. Whether you’re looking for culture, shopping, a buzzing nightlife or beautiful green spaces, we’ve got it all.

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