UCLan’s vision over the next 10 years is to create a unified, sustainable and welcoming campus which will enhance the experience for all those visiting the University. The new campus will integrate seamlessly with the rest of the City, benefitting current and future generations of students, staff, visitors and the wider community.
The first stage of the development will see the construction of the Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) a £30 million-plus state-of-the-art facility at the heart of the Preston - helping to further establish UCLan as a leader in engineering innovation.
Opening fully in 2018, the Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC) will capitalise on the location of the University at the centre of one of the most intensive engineering and manufacturing areas in the UK to create an internationally competitive facility that will bring together the region’s expertise from within academia and industry.
The EIC will be equipped to the highest standard with technology demonstration areas and specialist work areas to create an integrated space for teaching, research and knowledge exchange.
The Engineering Innovation Centre has seven major objectives, to deliver: