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The Student Communications Team is dedicated to bringing you all the latest news and updates around campus. The University of Central Lancashire has a thriving student community - if you have any news items that should be included on the Student Support Hub then please contact via email ( or Twitter (@uclancampuslife)

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Are you protected against measles and meningitis?

Read the latest MMR and MenACWY vaccination advice

30 Aug 2018

Stay Safe Online - top tips

Top Tips for staying safe online, including information about scam emails, antivirus software, hacking and how to protect yourself

22 Aug 2018

Preparing for university study

Starting university soon? A lot of the advice given to new students is very practical, such as finding accommodation, managing finances, and how to enrol. This is a great start, but it is also important to be prepared for what you’ll be here to do - which is study.

17 Jul 2018

Measles outbreak – ensure you’re vaccinated to stay safe

Since the beginning of 2018 there have been over 400 confirmed cases of measles in England and recently two confirmed cases in Cumbria, please ensure your MMR vaccinations are up to date. Measles is caused by a very infectious virus and can cause rashes, high fevers and can lead to very serious complications in adults.

30 May 2018

Banner student record system - upgrade soon

The Banner Student Record System, and related products, will be unavailable from 5.00pm on Thursday 3 May to 12 noon on Tuesday 8 May to allow for the first phase of a major upgrade to the system.

25 Apr 2018

Novelist AJ Hartley collaborates with UCLan Publishing students

UCLan works with New York Times best selling author to produce supernatural novel set in Preston

24 Apr 2018

Higher Education Academy (HEA) Surveys are now live

The student feedback surveys are live!

18 Apr 2018

Warning: Scam calls

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

Inclusivity Week: Monday 9 April - Friday 13 April

Be a part of UCLan’s very first Inclusivity Week – an opportunity for you to get involved in celebrating our diverse student and staff population and a chance to inspire, encourage and challenge your own perceptions about inclusivity.

23 Mar 2018

National Student Survey 2018

If you are in your final year of study, The National Student Survey (NSS) is the chance to tell the world about your experience at UCLan, providing us with a clear vision of where we do well and where we need to improve. Students who have filled in the NSS have helped shape your student experience, now it's your time to help improve it even further!

16 Feb 2018

New social spaces unveiled

Your brand new social spaces are open! Fully stocked with beanbags, pool tables and a microwave or two, the new buildings are the perfect place to meet with friends, relax with a coffee and an alternative place on campus where you can escape.

23 Jan 2018

Enjoy exclusive discounts with an NUS Extra Card

The NUS Extra card is the nationally recognised discount card that no student should be without.

14 Jan 2018

Charity appeal

Further to the arrival of the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) students to our campus in October, a huge operation to provide vital school supplies to the children left without anything after Hurricane Irma devastated their Caribbean island is underway.

23 Nov 2017

Welcome to students and staff from the AUC

Students, academics and support staff from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) are in Lancashire this week as plans are being finalised that would potentially allow them to continue their program of study after a hurricane damaged the School’s home country.

03 Oct 2017

Meningitis: Protect yourself against a deadly killer

Make sure you are vaccinated against meningitis to help protect yourself and other students from this highly contagious and potentially fatal disease.

02 Sep 2017

Pulse Media is the official student media outlet at the University of Central Lancashire Students' Union. It consists of The Pulse (formerly known as Pluto), Pulse TV (formerly known as PSTV), and Pulse Radio (the radio station formerly known as Frequency). The Pulse Online gives you all the most recent news, politics, culture, lifestyle, and sports updates and printed copies of The Pulse come out every month during the academic year.