Events at UCLan and beyond

Looking for upcoming events?

We host a range of events and activities throughout the year both online and on campus.

From open days and cultural events to academic conferences and exhibitions. Browse below to find out more, we look forward to you joining us for an event soon. 

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Open Days

Our University Open Days provide the ideal opportunity to explore one of our friendly campuses and find out what we have to offer. Whether you are just starting your journey, looking to enhance your career or considering postgraduate study, register today for our upcoming events.

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Graduation Ceremonies

Our graduation ceremonies mark a special time when we celebrate and recognise the success and achievements of our students. It is also an important occasion for all those who have encouraged and supported our students during their time here and every year we are delighted to welcome our students along with their families and friends to the celebrations at our campus.

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Degree shows

The Degree Shows are a celebration and culmination of our creative student's hard work. Exemplifying creativity, innovation and blue-sky thinking.  The events showcase students’ work to the public and industry, launch them into their future careers and are a rite of passage for creative students.

Explore our 2022 degree shows

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    Visit us

    Travel details for Preston, Burnley and Westlakes can be found on our Campus pages. Access guides for the University buildings are available via AccessAble.

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    Venue Hire

    We have a wide selection of meeting, training and event spaces that are adaptable to suit your requirements. Find out more about our venue hire options.

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    Professional Development Events

    Browse our upcoming professional development events hosted across our campus network.