Campuses and partners

The University of Central Lancashire has a large and diverse network, with our UK campus locations in Preston, Burnley and Westlakes and also a satellite campus in Larnaca, Cyprus.

We also offer apprenticeships alongside our partner Training 2000, and have numerous strategic partners both in the UK and overseas, which provide opportunities to students throughout the world to engage in Higher Education.

The University of Central Lancashire provides high quality programmes providing opportunities to students throughout the world to engage in UK Higher Education.

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Our main Preston Campus is right at the heart of the city, just minutes away from its vibrant shopping centre, attractions and nightlife. It’s home to a thriving international community of over 38,000 students and staff.

Preston Campus


At our Burnley Campus, students get to experience the best of both worlds – a fantastic learning experience together with incredible opportunities to socialise, unwind and embark on the odd adventure in-between your studies.

Burnley Campus


Our Westlakes Campus in Cumbria offers global opportunities in stunning surroundings. If you’re looking for access to the great outdoors, you’ll love studying at our Westlakes Campus.

Westlakes Campus


Our overseas campus in Cyprus offers you the perfect combination of study and sunshine. Enjoy a sun-kissed Mediterranean lifestyle and a truly international student experience.

Cyprus Campus

Training 2000

In 2017 we joined forces with the Blackburn-based educational charity Training 2000. Training 2000 is one of the largest Group Training Associations in the UK. With this strategic alliance we are set to become the leading provider of apprenticeships at all levels in the North West.

Training 2000

UK partners

We have links with 24 further education colleges and specialist training organisations. These partners deliver a wide range of courses, allowing you to study locally for their higher education award.

Discover our UK Partners

International partners

For over 20 years, we have been operating overseas delivering high quality collaborative programmes through our international partnership network. We are proud of our diverse network of international partners overseas and values its reputation as a successful partnership institution.

Connect with our international partners

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