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Meet the stars of the show! All of the people who feature in the photographs and videos across our website are real students here at our Preston Campus. Meet a few of them below and hear first-hand what life is really like as UCLan student! We asked them to share what they love most about student life and their top tips for new students!

Abbie Tutt

Abbie Tutt

3rd Year BSc (Hons) Neuroscience

Favourite thing about UCLan

Vibrant town and a friendly campus. The best student experience you can have!

Top Tip

Don’t bring Ikea with you. The less you bring, the less you wash up.


Michael D’Este

Michael D'Este

2nd Year BA (Hons) Philosophy

FAVOURITE THING ABOUT UCLAN

How easy it was to find financial advice and how helpful it was to speak to student services.

TOP TIP

Get to know your lecturers. They are your first port of call for any questions about your course.


Konstantina Kotsaki

Konstantina Kotsaki

MSc Psychology Conversion

FAVOURITE THING ABOUT UCLAN

A well organised university which offers many opportunities for a future career.

TOP TIP

Work hard to achieve your goals.


 

Katie-Lauren Finn

MA Publishing, progressed from BA (Hons) English Literature and Creative Writing

FAVOURITE THING ABOUT UCLAN

There are so many great clubs and societies to join. I joined the university newspaper and have made some amazing friends.

TOP TIP

Make sure you go to an Open Day, as choosing which university you want to go to is a very big step!

 


 

Daniel-Cocklin

2nd Year BSc (Hons) Web Design and Development, Progressed from Foundation Year, FdSc Computing

FAVOURITE THING ABOUT UCLAN

I love that the campus is right in the centre of Preston and it’s a great place for making friends for life.

TOP TIP

Just be relaxed and calm.


 

Jade Cannon

Jade Cannon

Master of Arts (by Research), Progressed from BA (Hons) International Business

Favourite thing about UCLan

Lancashire Business School Society

Top Tip

Get stuck in on Fresher’s Week! Join societies, clubs and sports teams. The support you get from other members is second to none.


 

Daniel Carver

Daniel Carver

1st Year BA (Hons) Film and Media Studies

FAVOURITE THING ABOUT UCLAN

Foundation entry is great for mature students who have been out of education for years. The staff are supportive and helpful, they want you to succeed!

TOP TIP

Keep calm, put in as much hard work as you can, have fun.


 

 

Daniel Jordan Senior

2nd Year BSc (Hons) Computer Games Development, Progressed from Foundation Entry

FAVOURITE THING ABOUT UCLAN

Since I’ve been at uni I’ve made some amazing friends.

TOP TIP

Don’t worry if you don’t get the grades you were hoping for. Although I didn’t get the grades I needed, UCLan offered me a Foundation Entry place, which has prepared me for further study.