Presenters Dean McCullough, Vicky Hawkesworth and Nat O'Leary will broadcast live from UCLan in Preston between 1pm and 3.30pm on Monday 25 September to Thursday 28 September
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is delighted to announce that BBC Radio One will be broadcasting live from its Preston campus throughout Welcome Week, capturing all the emotions and excitement as students arrive and settle in.
Presenters Dean McCullough, Vicky Hawkesworth and Nat O'Leary will broadcast their early afternoon show live on campus between 1pm and 3.30pm from Monday 25 September through to Thursday 28 September.
There’ll be plenty of opportunities for UCLan students to get involved as both Dean and Vicky will be creating fun pre-recorded segments for their show at various events.
Expect to see the presenters at the Students’ Union (SU) Societies Fair, trying to convince UCLan students to join fake societies, or getting up on stage to perform a Beyoncé classic during the Welcome Week karaoke event.
"We are very excited BBC Radio One are joining our Welcome Week celebrations. Having them here will create a real buzz on campus and a big warm welcome for our new and returning students. "— UCLan Director of Communications Ginette Unsworth
They will also host some of their regular on-air features which could include Monday Punday, The Review Game or Celebrity Storage Unit, and give them a UCLan/Preston twist.
The Radio One team will also be out and about during the week, photographing and filming content for their website and social media channels.
Director of Communications for the University of Central Lancashire, Ginette Unsworth, said: “We are very excited BBC Radio One are joining our Welcome Week celebrations. Having them here will create a real buzz on campus and a big warm welcome for our new and returning students.
“BBC Radio One coming to UCLan will also showcase the city of Preston which is a thriving city built on a rich history. Our university and the people of Preston will certainly give Dean McCullough and Vicky Hawkesworth a traditional friendly northern welcome.”
Fresh content will be created throughout UCLan’s Welcome Week and can be found on the university’s social media channels.