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About Burnley

Working at UCLan Burnley will bring many benefits. We acknowledge that our success relies on the valuable contributions of all our staff. We genuinely care about employee job satisfaction, and we’re committed to providing a rewarding working experience; in which all employees are valued and respected, and provided with excellent support.

Why Burnley?

Well-connected

Well-connected

Burnley is a thriving market town situated in the heart of East Lancashire, just 25 miles from Preston or Manchester. Both are served by direct trains and excellent bus services. It is also within an hour’s drive of Leeds and Liverpool. 

Scenic Parkland

Scenic Parkland

There are six Green Flag parks in the town, including Towneley Park, and just five minutes walk from the campus are Queens Park, which hosts several music performances each year, and Thompson Park where you can hire kayaks on the boating lake. 

Business Links

Business Links

Awarded Most Enterprising Area by the Government, products made in Burnley are exported all over the world. There are world class companies in many different sectors located in Burnley providing excellent opportunities for your study and future career.

Culture & Activities

Culture & Activities

Burnley Literary Festival is held every September, Burnley Canal Festival is in August, and there are many live music events throughout the year. Premier League football is available at Burnley FC, based at the Turf Moor Football Stadium. 

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