Business at UCLan

Upcoming Events

Business Breakfast Event

The University invites you to an interactive workshop on the subject of Understanding Degree Apprenticeships in the Legal Sector.

The event is an opportunity to:

  • Identify current and future training and development needs within the legal sector.
  • Learn about the new apprenticeship levy and how this can benefit the legal sector.
  • Understand the expertise available at the University in law.
  • Network with other professionals from organisations specialising in law.

The event is suitable for leaders within the sector who are interested in staff training and development opportunities. 

Wednesday 15th March 2017
8am - 10am

UCLan Media Factory
Media Innovation Studio (MIS)

The University of Central Lancashire has provided innovative educational programmes in law for over 20 years. With the new degree apprenticeship levy taking effect in April 2017, there is now an opportunity to work with the University in a range of different ways to inform the development of new programmes and support your business growth.

Everybody welcome all can attend event including externals.

There is no admission cost for the event, simply book the tickets on Eventbrite

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North West University Fair

Thursday March 23rd 2017
Sci-Tech Daresbury

This event is specifically designed to help technology companies better understand the breadth of support available to them and how they can best take advantage of this. 

Find out more information about the event and what's involved (.pdf 2mb)

Happiness in the Workplace

A 3-hour workshop to help you capitalise on the ‘Happiness Advantage’ and give yourself and your business a competitive edge!

Wednesday 29th March 2017
Morning session - 9:30am -12:30pm
Afternoon session - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Westleigh Conference Centre
Lea Road

How to book:
Please complete the booking form and return by email to

Find out more information (.pdf 426kb)

Find out about opportunities for your business in Shenzhen, China.

UCLan’s China team are in the UK and holding a special business breakfast for companies interested in knowing more about opportunities in China.

31st March 2017
8am - 10am

Westleigh Conference Centre
Lea Road

The event is aimed at companies who are looking to access Chinese markets, find Chinese collaborators or need help in establishing themselves in country. It will also highlight opportunities for companies interested in product development, manufacturing and prototype development.

The event will cover:

1. Overview of opportunities in China

2. Successful case studies

3. Funding and soft landing support

4. Q&A Session

There will be time to network with other like minded businesses and get one to one advice from the team.

Register for this free event here

Developing a new product?

Free half-day workshop:

4th April UCLan Preston Campus (PR1 7QR) or 5th April UCLan Burnley Campus (BB12 0EQ)

The UCLan Innovation Clinic is running a workshop to show you how the independent scientific support we offer can enhance your product.

Find out more (.pdf 202kb)

UCLan Business Breakfast

Thursday April 27th 2017

Westleigh Conference Centre
Lea Road

This free session will ensure that you are kept up-to-date with the latest business news from UCLan, further details on the topic will be released soon.

Find out more information about the event and register here