Virtual Preston

Take a virtual look around our Preston Campus by viewing our 360s, galleries and more. Located in the heart of the city centre with easy access to the train station, shopping centres and the Preston Docks, there’s plenty to see and do right on your doorstep.

Social spaces

Our Preston Campus is full of comfortable spaces were you can relax in between lectures, meet up with friends or even do some group study. Many of our social spaces have facilities to heat up food, make a brew or even play table tennis!

Campus Eats

On our Preston Campus there are a range of on-campus cafés, canteens and shops, perfect for when you need to grab a bite to eat or a coffee in between study.

Library and learning spaces

Our library is the ideal space for quiet study, providing comfortable, flexible study spaces and a wealth of excellent learning resources. It's also open 24 hours a day during term time!

Explore our university

Want to know what life is really like at UCLan? Take a tour of our accommodation and facilities.

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Sports facilities

All students based at the Preston Main Campus are entitled to a free Sports Membership and at our sports hall and arena there is something for everyone.


Living in our halls provides a fantastic way to immerse yourself into University life we provide a variety of comfortable and modern living spaces.

Students’ Union

Our Students' Union is the hub of student life and is your one stop shop for Clubs, Societies, Events, Trips, Advice, Representation and more!

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Apply to study one of our courses and take the next step towards your future career. When you're ready to apply, read our guidance to help you apply to university.

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Our facilities

Find out more about the facilities on our Preston Campus

Discover our campuses

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    Burnley Campus

    As a student at our Burnley Campus you’ll get a fantastic learning experience together with incredible opportunities to socialise and explore Lancashire.

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    Life in Preston

    At university, you'll make friends for life, explore your potential and discover new passions. There are plenty more reasons why you'll love living in Preston too.

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    Preston Campus

    A thriving international community of over 38,000 students and staff call Preston home. The campus is right at the heart of the city, just minutes away from its vibrant shopping centre, attractions and nightlife.