Preston offer holders

Preston. A diverse and thriving city. Boasting six sprawling parks and a 21-mile circular cycle path. A hive of independent shops, delicious eateries and cosy cafés. A place you’ll soon call home.

Your Students' Union


Discover your community

Beyond the lecture halls, libraries and seminar groups you'll have the opportunity to explore the other side of university life. Discover clubs, societies and make friends for life through the Students' Union (SU).

Day in the life of a Preston student

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
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What our students have to say

It has been a great experience living in Preston, and the student-friendly environment is extremely supportive of living an economical lifestyle.
Masters student Chaitali Tanawade poses for their picture
Chaitali Tanawade
MSc Computing Graduate
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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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Hollie takes us on a tour of our Preston Campus

Important information

Students sat on a bench outside the student centre at our Preston campus

Funding your studies

Whether you’re studying full or part-time, we have a number of support options and advice to help you fund your studies at University.

Useful information

Student life

Make friends for life, explore your potential and discover new passions. Find out what to expect from your student experience and why you'll love living in the North West.


Share your Preston adventures and discover new places to enjoy. This is our Preston. This is your Preston. This is #MyPreston

Why choose us?

Find out more about why you belong at The University of Central Lancashire – with insight from our current students.