Offer holders

Congratulations on your offer. You’re one step closer to becoming a student at the University of Central Lancashire.

What happens next?

Student living costs

Thinking about applying to university and wondering how you’ll afford it? We can help you understand how to manage your finances. Find out what support is available during your time at university.

Visit our cost of living support hub
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Student support and facilities

I spent most of my academic years in the library, there’s everything you need. Endless amounts of books, group work study rooms, quiet floor and computer floors.
Charly Jodie Blackburn
BSc (Hons) Nursing with Registered Nurse (Children and Young People)
United Kingdom

Become friends for life

Want to say hello to your future course mates or flatmates before you join the University of Central Lancashire? Our closed Facebook groups give you the opportunity to get to know each other before you start.

Join your community group

Your home from home

Living in the heart of campus is a great way to experience everything our city has to offer. Our average monthly rent is the 3rd cheapest in the UK and the cheapest in the North West (Save the Student, 2023).

Become part of a thriving, welcoming halls community with regular events from the minute you arrive. Plus, there's a dedicated on-site residences team located on-site to support you throughout your time with us.

Explore our accommodation

Live your best life

At the heart of student life is the Students’ Union. The SU is home to over 100 clubs, societies and volunteering opportunities. This means you can find friends for life whilst building your skillset and enjoying a new hobby. Do you love playing basketball? Is your dream weekend spent bingeing boxsets? Have a passion for all things environmental? Whatever you enjoy doing, there’s a club or society for you.

You can also rely on the Students' Union to provide support with any issues you face. From academic issues, finance and welfare, housing or employment, there’s a team on hand to help.

Visit the Students' Union

Looking after your wellbeing

Whatever your idea of self-care is – you can access it at UCLan. With unrivalled student support, great facilities, and plenty of clubs to join, there’s no shortage of things to help you stay active and de-stress.

Plus, with award-winning parks to a 21-mile cycle route, it’s never been easier to reap the rewards of the great outdoors. 

Find out more about sport and wellbeing at UCLan
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Student societies

One of the main benefits of being part of club or society is meeting new people and making friends for life.
female bsl student
Samiya Rahman
Graphic Design, MA
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STAR programme

Are you an offer holder with a disability, a care leaver, or estranged? Join us on the STAR programme for a taster of university life. With opportunities to stay in our residential halls, and workshops to explore our facilities.

Discover our STAR events
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Useful information

Cost of living support hub

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Studying is one of the biggest investments you can make towards your future. We're here to make the fees and finance side of university as easy as possible to understand.

Your guide to budgeting at university

Budgeting for university is an important part of student life. Discover our top tips on managing your budget to help get you started.

Social campus

If you’re joining us at the University, then being part of our Facebook community will help you get prepared for life at The University of Central Lancashire.

Contact us

If you have any questions about your application, our friendly Admissions Team are here to help.

Email the team

Telephone: +44 (0)1772 892444