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UCLan Alumni Network

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As a member of the Alumni Network, you are always part of UCLan. Whether it be careers advice, library and gym facilities or business support, we’re here to remain a service to you throughout your graduate life.

Here at the University, we are always happy to hear from our wonderful graduates, please let us know how you’re doing by sending us your profile.

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UCLan Connect

Stay connected and join UCLan Connect. The platform allows you to re-connect with old friends as well as enabling you to utilise the skills and experience of other UCLan graduates. 

Stay connected and join UCLan Connect. The platform allows you to re-connect with old friends as well as enabling you to utilise the skills and experience of other UCLan graduates. 

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Careers

You can access support from Careers for as long as you need to, whether that be online or in person. The service is free of charge to all UCLan graduates

You can access support from Careers for as long as you need to, whether that be online or in person. The service is free of charge to all UCLan graduates

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Business Support

We excel in graduate start-up activities and in the last six years UCLan has helped over 1,000 graduates start a business or become self-employed. We also offer access to our student and graduates within your business.

We excel in graduate start-up activities and in the last six years UCLan has helped over 1,000 graduates start a business or become self-employed. We also offer access to our student and graduates within your business.

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Postgraduate Study

Why not return to study at the University and join 5,000 Postgraduate and 700 research students studying our variety of courses?

Why not return to study at the University and join 5,000 Postgraduate and 700 research students studying our variety of courses?

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Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre

As a graduate, you are eligible for discounted membership of our Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre. To take advantage of this offer you need to take your alumni card to the Sports Centre and they will process your application. Please contact Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre direct for information about current membership fees.

As a graduate, you are eligible for discounted membership of our Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre. To take advantage of this offer you need to take your alumni card to the Sports Centre and they will process your application. Please contact Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre direct for information about current membership fees.

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UCLan Library

All of our alumni members are entitled to access the Library and can borrow up to four books free of charge (computer and online journal access is not available). Alumni library cards can be collected from the <i>, which is based on the ground floor of the library.

All of our alumni members are entitled to access the Library and can borrow up to four books free of charge (computer and online journal access is not available). Alumni library cards can be collected from the <i>, which is based on the ground floor of the library.

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Meet Our Alumni

Studying at UCLan has led to wide and varied careers across the globe, and this is something we are very proud of. We want to share your successes, from whatever field that may be. Meet some of our featured alumni below, and follow their progression since University.

Aaron Briggs



AARON BRIGGS

Aaron Briggs studied BA (Hons) Sports Coaching and graduated in 2008. Benefitting from the work experience available to him at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), Aaron was working part-time with Preston North End’s first team in his final year, when he was offered a full-time contract after graduating.

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Rosie Lulat

Some come to university with an exact of with a specific career path in mind, whereas for others university can provide direction on what they want to do in life. Rosie is in the latter: she has a passion, but undecided in what would be the best way to purse it. With a passion for the written word and impressed by the calibre of the linguistic academics, Rosie chose to study English Language and Literature at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

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Kelly-Marie Staunton

After securing a first-class degree in International Hospitality Management, Kelly-Marie Staunton has landed an exciting role as a trainee manager for the global hotel giant Marriott, in China.

Previously working as a supervisor at The Daffodil Hotel and Spa in Ambleside, an executive lounge host at the Hilton Hotel on Manchester’s Deansgate and a front desk agent at Blackpool’s Hilton Hotel simultaneously, Kelly-Marie worked seven days a week whilst studying at University.

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Jason Thelwell



Jason Thelwell

Jason Thelwell used his degree in BSc (Hons) Fire Engineering Management which he was awarded to him by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to climb through the ranks of the Fire and Rescue Service. Jason was recently awarded the Queen's Fire Service Medal in the recent New Year's Honours List. He describes the honour as “a fantastic opportunity for my family and for my service.”

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