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Welcome to your student community

Our thriving, multicultural community is ready to welcome you. Our current students are here to share their unforgettable experiences, opportunities and tips. Helping you get the most out of your time whilst studying with us.

Starting university this September?

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Get ready for UCLan

You might be feeling nervous about starting university, don't worry - this is completely normal. We are here to support you every step of the way.

We have some online Q&A sessions where you can get hints and tips from our current students to help you settle in at UCLan.

Become friends for life

Want to say hello to your future coursemates 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.

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Burnley student accommodation tour with Abygail

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Live your best life on campus

University is a place where you can discover new interests, pursue your passions and grow as a person. When you join us you’ll soon realise there are so many opportunities to get stuck in and meet others who share the same interests as you.

Discover clubs and societies
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Making you feel right at home

Choosing to live in university halls right in the heart of campus means you’ll be part of a welcoming halls community, where you’ll meet friends and socialise together.

Explore accommodation
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Support that's shaped around you

With our Lancashire spirit you’ll quickly find that our staff are friendly and approachable. Whenever you need someone to talk or after practical advice, you’ll always find someone who will listen and help you out.

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