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Who is at the Centre?

We are located next to the Media Factory


Oasis Faith and Spirituality Centre
Kirkham Street
Preston PR1 2XQ

Andrew Clitheroe

Anglican Chaplain
Andrew Clitherow
Telephone: 01772 892615

My name is Andrew Clitherow and I have been an ordained priest in the Church of England for forty years during which time I have served in a variety of posts.

I am the author of several books on Christian prayer and spirituality, ministry and theology and as a member of the Chaplaincy Team at UCLan I offer pastoral and spiritual support to those of all faiths and none both in Oasis and around the campus.


Muslim Chaplain / Faith Adviser
Imam Vasiyyullah Bhayat
Oasis Faith and Spirituality Centre
(find me at Oasis Mondays - Fridays from 11am - 1pm)
Tel: (01772) 892602 / 892615

I joined the University in January 2007 after completing my BA in Islamic Theology. As well as serving as an Imam in one of Preston’s largest Mosques, I am also a contemporary Muslim Scholar who provides spiritual support and confidential pastoral care to students and staff of the University.

I have successfully been qualified in the field of Islamic Counselling from Markfield Institute in Leicester and can confidently advise students and staff on a range of Islamic contemporary issues such as spirituality, marriage, drugs & alcohol addictions and other social and domestic issues.


Supporting Muslim Chaplain
Uzair Hansrot
Telephone: 01772 892615

I am Uzair Hansrot the supporting Muslim chaplain. After graduating with a BA in Islamic Theology from a renowned Islamic institute in South Africa in 2007, I served in the Isle of Man as an Imam and tutor for 4 years.

My connections are with the second largest mosque in Preston. My role as a chaplain at UCLan, as well as providing pastoral care and help with issues for students and staff, involves support and guidance for international students and coordinating the Friday prayers.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chaplain
Dr Roger Kendle
Telephone: 01772 929444

I have a degree in Economics and Political Science from Trinity College Dublin, a Masters degree from Manchester University, and a Doctorate from Salford University. I was an academic at UCLan for 38 years primarily teaching business management.
I am a Principal Examiner for Cambridge University International A Level Examinations which involves setting, marking and managing exam papers.

I have been a lay Minister for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at local and regional levels and have represented the Church on the Chaplaincy Team for the past 11 years.