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Open Days

UCLan open days

If you’re thinking about studying at The University of Central Lancashire you can register now for our next Open Days, taking place on Sunday 8 October and Saturday 18 November. You can also book on to one of our campus tours and find out more about studying in Preston, the small city with the big personality!

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If you’re thinking about studying at The University of Central Lancashire, and want to find out more about why we’re estimated to be one of the top universities in the world.you can book now on our Autumn Open Days, taking place on

SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER

SATURDAY 18 NOVEMBER

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About Your day

You can view our latest Open Day programme to give you an idea of how our Open Days are structured. Nearer the time, we will update this file with the most recent programme relevant to your Open Day.

On the day, you’ll be able to:

Talk to course tutors about the subjects you’re interested in and look at the building where you’ll be studying.

Take a good look around the city of Preston, and the many shops, cafes, bars and restaurants all within a short walk from the campus.

Have a look at our specialist teaching facilities like engineering and computing labs, music, dance and media studios, editing suites and moot court room.

Chat to current students about what life at UCLan is like.

See what it’s like to live on campus and just how near you’ll be to everything.

Talk to our experts about finance – there’s lots of help available.

Find out about other opportunities like Study Abroad and Work placements.

Check out all the societies and clubs we have – there’s something for everyone!

See our fantastic sports facilities – indoor sports centre on campus and sports arena just a couple of miles away, free memberships available.

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Campus Tours

We’re always open!

Our Open Days are a great opportunity to visit our Preston Campus and get a feel for what it’s really like to study here. However, if for any reason you’re unable to attend an Open Day, our Campus Tours are an excellent way to see the campus, talk to academics and get advice from admissions, accommodation or our finance team. They run every Wednesday and we’re also able to accommodate other dates when booked in advance. Lastly, you can pop by and explore the Preston Campus at your leisure thanks to our Self-guided Campus Tours.