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Our Open Days are an ideal opportunity to visit one of our friendly campuses and find out what we have to offer. There's nothing quite like a visit to campus to bring to life all that you've read about in our prospectus and on our website. Explore our Preston Campus, talk to academics and students and get a real feel for studying in Preston, or visit our Burnley campus in the heart of Pennine Lancashire.

Can’t make this Open Day? Check out our future Open Day dates and other ways to visit us.

Learn Together

We have a wide range of courses on offer from Foundation Entry to Master's, so start by checking what subjects you can study with our course search.

Work Together

If you're looking for a university where students graduate work-ready, then visit us to find out why 95.5%* of our graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation. Read about some of the students that have been there, done that and graduated from their dream degree!

* HESA Employment Performance Indicator 2018 (full-time, home-domiciled, first degree leavers)


From Quidditch to Tolstoy, no matter what you love, there's something at UCLan for you. We have over 24,160 students and 150 clubs and societies so you're bound to have fun and make a few friends along the way!


No matter what career you start after graduating from UCLan, we'll make sure you're fully prepared. From becoming a qualified Midwife to starting your own business, we offer more than just a qualification. Here at UCLan, we're proud of the real-world work experience we offer students.


You'll be able to experience the perfect mix of bustling city life and relaxing green countryside. So whether you want to head out for a meal or explore the landscape from the hills, Preston has it all.


Our lecturers love meeting their new students, to share their passion for their subject and help you map your future.


We're transforming our campus with new buildings including a multi faith centre, social spaces, and, at the heart of it all, an amazing new student centre and square.


Worries. Wobbles. We all have them. So we've made sure we're here to guide you through some of the tougher times. Our range of student support services means we're on hand to help, be it with an academic issue or a personal difficulty.

Plan Your Day


Get ahead of the game and plan your day by downloading the programme before you arrive and if you have any questions just drop us a line. Before the day, have a think if there's anything in particular you want to know about, and make a note to speak to someone. Also, create a shortlist of courses and mark the subject talks in your programme along with any questions.

If you can't wait till you get here, have a look at our virtual tour and get a feel for the campus and where you'll be going.

Register and check your emails! We'll be sending out info and more top tips as the day gets closer.


Download your programme today which includes loads of useful information such as subject talk times and a day planner.

Preston Programme Burnley Programme


For those coming to Preston on Sunday 23rd June, in addition to our Open Day programme, the Degree Shows 2019 are also open. Students from Architecture, Design, Fashion, Fine Art and Media are exhibiting their work in various buildings across the campus. For more information, please see our events page or download the programme.

Visit Together

Our Open Days are a great opportunity to visit our campuses and get a feel for what it's really like to study here. We have a few throughout the year, our next dates are:


Sunday 29 September

Book September

Sunday 6 October

Book October

Saturday 2 November

Book November

However, if for any reason you're unable to attend an Open Day, our Campus Tours are an excellent way to see the Preston Campus, talk to academics and get advice from admissions, accommodation or our finance team. They run every Wednesday and we're also able to accommodate other dates when booked in advance.

In Burnley, you can book on to a Campus Tour which run Mondays to Fridays. You can also pop by and explore the Preston Campus at your leisure thanks to our Self-guided Campus Tours.

  • FAQs Got a question? Check out our Open Day FAQs for further information.

  • Places to stay Need a Place to stay on your visit? View our handy list of local hotels.

  • Virtual TourTake a sneak peek at the Preston Campus with our virtual tour before you get here.

Study Together

Our students tell us that it's the friendliness of our campus and people that make UCLan a great place to study and live. We might be a small city but we've got a big personality and we'll soon become your home from home.

Find out more about why we are ranked in the top 3.7%** of universities in the world.

** Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) 2018-19

Where to find us...

There are a variety of different ways you can access the University of Central Lancashire, whether by rail, road or air. Preston is well served by the M6 motorway both North and South and excellent cross country rail links, and Burnley is accessed by the M65 (Junction 10) and excellent rail links. There are also two major international airports in Manchester and Liverpool.

Tel: +44 (0) 1772 892400

Guidance for visitors attending the Sunday 23 June Open Day

As part of our £200 million Masterplan we are transforming our campus to unified, sustainable and welcome campus. Due to this we have some road closures and highways work around campus. Please follow the below guidance if you are travelling to or from the Sunday 23 June Open Day by car to avoid any delays:

A583: Turn right on from Fylde Road to Ashton Street by Savoy Timber, to follow Pedder Street for Leighton car park. From Pedder Street turn onto Leighton Street for parking on Leighton car park.

A6: Due to the Preston Caribbean Carnival taking place in Preston, parts of Garstang Road/Moor Lane will be closed at midday due to the procession.  

UCLan - Preston


UCLan - Burnley

Victoria Mill
Trafalgar Street
Burnley, BB11 1RA