Student Testimonials

Find out how our International Students adjusted to life in Preston and their experiences here at the University of Central Lancashire.

Asawari Savant (Image)

Asawari Savant

As someone who complained when the temperature dropped below 10 degrees at home in India, Asawari has grown to love the weather in Preston.

As someone who complained when the temperature dropped below 10 degrees at home in India, Asawari has grown to love the weather in Preston.

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Adhil Nazer

Adhil had never ventured out of India until he arrived in the UK to study at UCLan, but he had heard that Preston was ‘a small city with a big heart’ and he has discovered that it is true.

Adhil had never ventured out of India until he arrived in the UK to study at UCLan, but he had heard that Preston was ‘a small city with a big heart’ and he has discovered that it is true.

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Razan Algharbeh

Born in Jordan but educated in Saudi Arabia, Razan cites the difference in education styles between the Middle East and the UK as “massive” and commends UCLan for helping her to feel more empowered.

Born in Jordan but educated in Saudi Arabia, Razan cites the difference in education styles between the Middle East and the UK as “massive” and commends UCLan for helping her to feel more empowered.

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Anirudha Singh Bhadoria

Alongside the challenge of studying Medical Sciences, Ani has immersed himself in university life by becoming Course Rep and meeting numerous friends from across the globe.

Alongside the challenge of studying Medical Sciences, Ani has immersed himself in university life by becoming Course Rep and meeting numerous friends from across the globe.

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Brian Aine

Brian believes studying at UCLan will contribute in making him a better person and Doctor, not only because of the education but also the opportunities afforded to him, living in Preston and being away from home. 

Brian believes studying at UCLan will contribute in making him a better person and Doctor, not only because of the education but also the opportunities afforded to him, living in Preston and being away from home. 

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Michelle Yanou

Before coming to UCLan from her native Cameroon, Michelle Yanou didn’t know what to expect and hadn’t heard much about the university or the city of Preston.

Before coming to UCLan from her native Cameroon, Michelle Yanou didn’t know what to expect and hadn’t heard much about the university or the city of Preston.

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Giordana Failla

Since enrolling at UCLan in 2015, Giordana Failla has certainly made the most of her time as a student from spending a year abroad in Jordan as part of her course and learning Arabic to finding a new passion for teaching.

Since enrolling at UCLan in 2015, Giordana Failla has certainly made the most of her time as a student from spending a year abroad in Jordan as part of her course and learning Arabic to finding a new passion for teaching.

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Bhakti Patel

Bhakti’s relationship with Preston began in 2011 when she was visiting family. After being impressed with the size of the campus she told herself that UCLan was where she wanted to study one day.

Bhakti’s relationship with Preston began in 2011 when she was visiting family. After being impressed with the size of the campus she told herself that UCLan was where she wanted to study one day.

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Serena Patel

Whilst studying Medicine (MBBS) at UCLan Serena from Boston, Massachusetts has been so impressed with how much the staff care for their students.

Whilst studying Medicine (MBBS) at UCLan Serena from Boston, Massachusetts has been so impressed with how much the staff care for their students.

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Saleem Mohammed Ghazwi

Originally from Jordan, Saleem has maximized his time in the UK by combining studying Law at the University of Central Lancashire with exploring different areas of the country.

Originally from Jordan, Saleem has maximized his time in the UK by combining studying Law at the University of Central Lancashire with exploring different areas of the country.

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IYALLA JUMBO

Family ties attracted Iyalla from Port Harcourt in Nigeria to the University of Central Lancashire, with both his brother and sister studying at UCLan in the past, he says the decision to come to Preston was easy. 

Family ties attracted Iyalla from Port Harcourt in Nigeria to the University of Central Lancashire, with both his brother and sister studying at UCLan in the past, he says the decision to come to Preston was easy. 

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Youssef Kaldas

After initially studying Architecture at home in Egypt, Youssef has flourished since enrolling at UCLan academically, personally and socially. 

After initially studying Architecture at home in Egypt, Youssef has flourished since enrolling at UCLan academically, personally and socially. 

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Apoorva Dudani

Like most people who have visited the UK before, Apoorva had only experienced London before his arrival in Preston to study Medicine at UCLan.

Like most people who have visited the UK before, Apoorva had only experienced London before his arrival in Preston to study Medicine at UCLan.

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International Tuition Fees

Studying at UCLan is one of the best investments you’ll make. As well as your tuition fees, you’ll benefit from a free orientation programme that's designed to help you quickly settle in.

Studying at UCLan is one of the best investments you’ll make. As well as your tuition fees, you’ll benefit from a free orientation programme that's designed to help you quickly settle in.

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International Bursaries

We want our students to excel no matter what their background. We have a number of Scholarships and Bursaries available to support students whilst studying with us.

We want our students to excel no matter what their background. We have a number of Scholarships and Bursaries available to support students whilst studying with us.