Student Life

Campus Security

There are security guards on campus at all times, and regular patrols of the area. Assistance can always be found at the Gatehouse, located to the back of the building at the car park entrance.

To assist Security in their work, UCLan Cards should be displayed at all times on a lanyard around students' necks. Lanyards can be collected from The 'i'.

It is not permitted to wear hats, hoods or face coverings on campus. Full information about the Campus Code of Conduct can be found here.

Students' Union

The Students’ Union (SU) is an independently run body that represents the interest of UCLan students.

You can visit the Students' Union Resource Centre on the Burnley Campus in Room C1.10. The Students' Union is a great place to chill out in between lectures and make use of the kitchen facilities to make a brew or heat up your lunch, and you can also speak to the SU about setting up clubs and societies, and putting on events.

Sports Facilities

The Burnley Campus has a Sports Centre available for student use. This facility includes:

  • a sports hall
  • five a side football pitches
  • a tennis court
  • a fitness suite
  • a climbing wall
Opening Hours of Fitness Suite:
Mon-Thurs 7am-9am, 12pm-2pm, 4pm-7pm
Friday 7am-9am, 12pm-2pm, 4pm-5pm

For more information on what is available, contact the Sports Centre on 01282 733525.

Where to Eat

There are two food outlets on campus:

The Refectory located on the ground floor serves a range of meals through out the day, and includes vegetarian and halal options.

The Cafe, located on the first floor, serves sandwiches and snacks.


There are a limited number of car parking spaces available to students studying at the Burnley Campus. Priority will be given to students who meet the eligibility criteria outlined on the application form. Deadline for submitting applications is 28 September 2018. Application forms should be completed and handed to the <i >, Princess Way Campus, together with supporting evidence, by 28 September 2018.

There are a number of car parks in Burnley town centre which students can use on a pay and display basis.

The Princess Way Campus is located close to Burnley Town Centre, meaning it is just a few minutes' walk away from Burnley Central train station and 15 minutes' walk to the Bus Station and Burnley Manchester Road train station. There are regular transport links to the town including a regular bus and train service to Preston and Manchester.

For travel links by car, the Campus is located just off Junction 11 of the M65.

The Campus Travel Guide can be downloaded here.