Study abroad

International Applicants

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Why should you choose UCLan for your study in the UK? UCLan is one of the biggest and diverse universities in the UK, but the campus still has a friendly, community feel – you’ll make friends for life!

We are immensely proud of the extra investment and work we have done to create a campus environment that’s designed to make your UCLan experience the best it can be. And that’s before we’ve told you about the UCLan Masterplan.

Located in the heart of Lancashire, in the North West of England, close to the major cities of Manchester and Liverpool, you’ll find Preston is a friendly and bustling city, traditional yet with a young and lively atmosphere.

With restaurants and bars to suit every taste, a range of shops and coffee shops so you can shop until you drop, we have plenty to offer.

You can read more about what Preston has to offer, by day, by night and everything in between here.

Want to know more about UCLan?

Living in our halls provides a fantastic way to immerse yourself into university life at UCLan. Find out more about our Student Accommodation

If you are finding yourself needing extra support and guidance during your time at UCLan, our Student Support team are here for you. 

The UCLan Library provides comfortable, flexible study spaces and offers a wealth of excellent learning resources, extensive collections of information sources and expert help and support from Library staff. 


How do I apply?

If you’re interested in studying at UCLan under one of our exchange agreements, you should contact your home institution exchange coordinator for information on the application process. 

Start your UCLan experience now! 

For more information on Preston, go to the Visit Lancashire website.

Visit The Student Room and search for UCLan.