Welcome Week events

Date and time15 September 2023 - 05 October 2023 - 9.30am - 2.00am
Welcome Week events information

Starting university this September? Discover the different events taking place across Welcome Week that you can to get involved in.

What's going on during Welcome Week?

Please note that the below events and timings are subject to change, where possible please check the organiser's website.

Library tours at our Preston Campus are running from Monday 25 September to Friday 6 October. You can also discover Preston Campus on a guided tour. There's no need to pre-book, drop-in to one of the three information desks on campus during Welcome Week.

Worried about making friends at uni?

We've teamed up with Umii, an app which matches you with other UCLan students based on your interests, course and societies. It makes it super easy to connect, start conversations and develop friendships together.

Discover Umii

Getting to campus

  • A picture of the student centre in the background with plants and flowers in the front

    With fantastic transport links, visiting our Preston Campus is a simple and stress-free experience. Here are some directions to help you find us.

  • Victoria Mill Burnley with canal in the foreground

    Our compact Burnley Campus is easily accessible by car or public transport. Here are some directions and travel advice to help you find us.

  • Aerial view of Westlakes Campus and surroundings.

    Our picturesque Westlakes Campus in Cumbria is located near Whitehaven. Here are some directions and travel advice to help you find us.

Where next?

Welcome and arrival information

We look forward to welcoming our new and returning students to the University of Central Lancashire.

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