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Student Covid Testing

Book your weekly student COVID-19 tests. This page was last updated on 31 March 2021.

31 Mar 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice

UCLan is continuously monitoring the Covid-19 pandemic with your health and wellbeing our main priority. As per the latest Government guidance announced on Monday 22 February, face-to-face teaching will start again for some more courses from Monday 8 March. The list of these courses is below. This list of courses is in addition to the students who started face-to-face teaching in January 2021. For those whose course is not listed, your course will remain online for the time being and the Government will be providing further guidance on these courses by the end of the Easter holidays. 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:  This page was updated on 14 April 2021.

14 Apr 2021

All students - password reset required

All UCLan students now need to reset their passwords to tighten our digital security following the cyber-attack. Please note that there is no evidence that any data has been stolen so this is nothing you should be concerned about.

31 Mar 2021

Report Covid cases

Report COVID-19 cases, symptoms or self-isolation

The University continues to work closely with Public Health England to help identify and contain any cases of COVID-19 both on our campuses and in our communities and we need students to help us.

31 Mar 2021

Return to Campus March 2021

Following the UK Prime Minister’s announcement about the Government roadmap to start the easing of current lockdown restrictions in England, further details on how this will affect students at UCLan can be found on this page. 

25 Feb 2021

Don’t fall foul of lockdown rules

It is extremely important that we all continue to follow the Government guidance and current lockdown restrictions to keep everyone safe and reduce the chances of spreading Covid-19. It may be tempting to go and see friends, family or gather in a group but you could end up facing a fine and quite a hefty one with fines recently increasing.

16 Feb 2021

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.