If you want to take a break from studying or you find you have some spare time while in lockdown, you can access lots of webinars, workshops, sessions and resources from the University for free.
15 May 2020
If you’re looking for extra help to stay motivated, productive, focused and connected during this period of digital work and study, we’ve teamed up with the mental fitness app, Fika, to support all our students during this challenging time.
04 May 2020
As students and staff from a Muslim faith observe the month of Ramadan, we appreciate this period of fasting is going to be very different with routines being adapted for the current circumstances we are facing.
30 Apr 2020
New drone pictures of the Preston Campus show the progress that has been made on the Student Centre and Civic Square in recent weeks. Taken from above, the new images show how the building and surrounding landscape is taking shape to ensure it is ready for students to use from next year.
30 Apr 2020
The university is recognising and supporting key workers in several ways and we’re inviting you to join in by taking part in our clap for carers video.
27 Apr 2020
As many of you know, the university works very closely with the NHS all-year round and now, more than ever, we are using our specialist skills and equipment to support and help the NHS wherever we can.
23 Apr 2020
Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre has been identified as a location for a temporary patient recovery centre that can be activated if needed, and preparations have already begun.
15 Apr 2020
As we know, cyber security continues to be a hot topic, and unfortunately cyber criminals are now exploiting the current COVID-19 pandemic for their own objectives. It’s therefore important that you are aware of scams that are circulating and are extra cautious of emails and texts relating to coronavirus.
14 Apr 2020
Ahead of the bank holiday weekend, we're once again reminding everyone about the important advice from Lancashire Police, who are working hard to ensure people stay in and stay safe.
04 May 2020
Many of you will have already begun revision or are working on your final assignments and you should continue with your preparation and work as planned. Taking exams and completing assignments will allow you to receive the credit for your learning and hard work this year but we obviously understand and appreciate the challenging times you are going through. To help you revise and study, we have produced some advice and tips.
01 Apr 2020
If you are worried about your finances during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there is support, help and advice available nationally and from the University. Although most services are now online or over the phone, it is still important to manage your money and budget well and seek help or speak to someone if you are worried about money and getting into debt.
26 Mar 2020
While teaching and learning is now online and there is reduced access to some buildings on campus, you may have some concerns about your mental health and wellbeing during this time and we can still help to advise and support you.
23 Mar 2020
With all teaching and learning at the University going online, we recognise that for most of us, this is a completely new way of studying. Don’t worry, the University, your lecturers, course leaders, heads of schools and executive deans are all committed to ensuring that the high standards that you are used to will continue, and that learning is not disrupted, or grades affected.
23 Mar 2020
The University wants to keep you fully informed about the arrangements we are continuing to make to ensure that you are able to progress with your studies or complete your course at this time when we, along with the wider education sector and country, face challenges, which are unprecedented.
20 Mar 2020
For the first time, you can now complete Module Registration Options (MRO) forms online, by choosing your modules for next year and submitting the forms via Blackboard by Friday 13 March.
09 Mar 2020
If you see some rowing machines around the Preston Campus, please jump on board and take part in the Row Britannia challenge to raise money for Sport Relief and raise awareness of mental health.
04 Mar 2020
If you are looking for private accommodation, we always recommend that you search for accommodation that is managed by a landlord who is registered with the UCLan accommodation service.
26 Feb 2020
If you feel like you need to change your diet or improve your health, the University offers free health and nutrition advice. Eat to win is a UCLan student-led service that offers students and University staff free advice in one-to-one sessions on nutrition and exercise.
18 Feb 2020
The University has been ranked first for the money we’re investing into student wellbeing services to ensure you have the best help, support and advice available.
07 Feb 2020
UCLan is continuously monitoring the situation regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19). All teaching is currently online and all the latest updates will appear here, so please keep checking back and make sure you’re reading emails from UCLan and your lecturers. If you have enquiries that are not answered here or in the latest frequently asked questions (FAQs), then email: email@example.com. This page was updated on 13 May 2020.
13 May 2020
If you’re a student from a European Union country and are wondering what effect the UK’s departure from the EU will have on your family, your studies or your stay in the UK, the University can offer help and advice. Here you can find out the most up-to-date information at this time.
11 Feb 2020
Each year final year undergraduates are asked to reflect upon and share your experiences of your time here at UCLan by completing the National Student Survey (NSS). The simple online survey is about student satisfaction and is completely anonymous. It will provide us with information about where we do well and where we need to improve.
28 Feb 2020
Read the latest MMR and MenACWY vaccination advice
17 Feb 2020
While studying, there may be times that you need to access financial support but quite often it’s hard to talk about money with your friends and family. If you experiencing financial hardship or there has been a delay in receiving your student loan or for any other reason, please come and talk to us.
03 Jan 2020
Every four years the Students’ Union reviews and refreshes its plans for the future and they are looking for your help and opinions.
16 Dec 2019
University is an exciting time. You’ll have experiences you’ll remember for the rest of your life, especially in the run up to seasonal celebrations, like Christmas. As we approach Christmas and the festive season, we want you to have an enjoyable time but also wanted to remind you to be safe and look after yourself and your friends.
04 Dec 2019
While many of you travel away during the holiday period, we know that some of you choose to stay on or near the Preston campus. If you are staying this year, there are plenty of University services still available plus the Students’ Union will be hosting their annual Christmas Day lunch.
03 Dec 2019
If you’re finding you need extra support and guidance with your studies, we want to remind you that you have access to lots of services and people at UCLan that can help.
28 Nov 2019
We are extremely proud of all of our students and like to shout about your successes to inspire others, share experiences and celebrate your hard work together. So when we heard that a pair of trainers designed by a UCLan student are set to hit the high street in 2020, we hit the ground running to find out more.
20 Nov 2019
Does your lecturer, an academic or a member of campus staff go out of their way to make a difference to you and your fellow students? Give them the recognition they deserve by nominating them for a University Star Award.
11 Nov 2019
Preston is a safe city but it’s still wise to take steps to make sure you’re safe at home and while out and about.
08 Jan 2020
The largest-ever team of Rugby League volunteers will be out in force during Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) and organisers are inviting our students to register your interest and join the team.
31 Oct 2019
You’re a few weeks into semester one and are hopefully settling in well. Whether or not you’re a new student or not, you may be feeling overwhelmed with your studies or university life and we want you to know this is completely normal and you are not alone.
31 Oct 2019
If you haven’t already, make sure you’ve registered to vote in Preston as well as at your home address. The deadline for registering to vote in the General Election on 12 December has now closed but you can still register to vote for future elections.
30 Oct 2019
We have started work on developing a unique and compelling brand narrative for the University and would like to know what our brand means to you.
23 Oct 2019
Whether you’ve only just started your studies at UCLan or you’re about to graduate, don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet hundreds of employers, recruiters and voluntary organisations at the Careers Festival 2019 on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 November.
18 Oct 2019
It’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week (12 – 19 October) and we want to remind all students that if you ever witness or experience a hate crime or incident, you can report it and find help and support at UCLan.
15 Oct 2019
Find out the arrangements and details for this year's winter graduation ceremonies.
14 Oct 2019
Starting University is a big transition, and whatever your situation you’ll have challenges unique to you. We have asked our team of wellbeing advisors to draw on the ideas and coping strategies they use to help students, to put together their top five tips for emotional wellbeing:
01 Oct 2019
This month as part of Welcome Week all universities are being asked by the Department for Education and Counter Terrorism Police to remind you of the three words that could save lives – Run, Hide and Tell.
19 Sep 2019
The Student Services team has produced updated versions of the ever-popular Student Health Guide and Student Notebook, ready to be given out at Welcome Week. Both are fantastic resources for students at any stage of University life, and are available for anyone to read or download online.
11 Sep 2019
If you’re new to University life, you’ve probably already heard about Welcome Week, or Freshers’ as it’s sometimes called. It starts next week and is a weeklong programme of events to help you get settled here, register for clubs and societies and meet new friends. It’s got an iconic reputation as being the fun bit before the hard work really starts, but it’s also a chance to do the less exciting but necessary bits of admin needed.
11 Sep 2019
It’s time to complete the 2019 National Student Survey
30 Jan 2019
Did you know that every UCLan student can get free access to Times Higher Education? With our institutional subscription, you can read online articles and digital editions for free.
23 Jan 2019
There can be health and safety risks associated with travel overseas and if you’re off on your travels – a study trip or a placement abroad - the University Medical Centre offers advice and a full travel vaccination programme.
01 May 2019
The Oasis centre welcomes all from the UCLan Community - find out about the range of wellbeing sessions and regular faith events on offer, so you can enjoy some time out in a relaxed and safe environment.
20 Nov 2018
UCLan works with New York Times best selling author to produce supernatural novel set in Preston
24 Apr 2018
There has been a number of reports regarding fraud calls to international students demanding money for a number of reasons, including supposed immigration matters such as not registering with the police or documentation issues.
05 Apr 2018
The NUS Extra card is the nationally recognised discount card that no student should be without.
14 Jan 2018