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 at undergraduate or postgraduate level in Preston, or visit our Burnley Campus in the heart of Pennine Lancashire.
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.
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.
TOP TIPS FOR A GREAT OPEN 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 or check out our FAQ's. Come prepared and with an idea of what you want to get out of an Open Day.
Before the day…
- Do your research, shortlist your courses of interest
- Make a list of questions or notes of anything of which you are unsure about
- Mark the subject talks you want to attend in your programme
- Register and keep checking your emails! We will be sending out tips and useful information as the day gets closer.
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.
Our Open Days are a great opportunity to visit our campuses and get a feel for what it's really like to study here whether you are considering undergraduate, postgraduate study or want more information about higher or degree level apprenticeships. We have a few throughout the year, our next dates are:
If you can’t make an Open Day, check out our other on campus events and visit days - Campus Tour Extra for undergraduate courses or Meet a Tutor – Postgraduate Evening Sessions for postgraduate at Preston Campus.
Chat one to one with academics and get advice from students, the 'i' information advisors or our accommodation team. Campus Tours run every Wednesday, Meet a Tutor on selected Wednesdays and we're also able to accommodate other dates when booked in advance. Just email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To visit Burnley Campus, 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.
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.
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.
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