UCLan works in close partnership with the Sports Development and Healthy Living Unit to achieve cross-city objectives. Many UCLan students gain valuable casual and contracted work experience through the Unit. www.preston.gov.uk
UCLan works with Lancashire Sport and our partner college Myerscough, to co-host the County Sport Partnership (CSP). Our students gain valuable coach education qualifications and work experience through our involvement with the CSP.
We work closely with colleagues in the North West office on a number of themes relating to our academic programmes but most importantly we host the Sport England National Library Collection in the UCLan library. www.sportengland.org
UCLan partner the national governing body for cycling in a number of areas: coaching support, facility development, scholarships and physiological testing.
We have a reciprocal link with the successful PNE Women’s Football Club. The partnership involves the PNE coaching staff working with UCLan women’s football team for mid-week BUSA fixtures and allows UCLan’s more talented players to play for PNE at weekends.
UCLan enjoyed a two year sponsorship deal with Wigan Warriors Rugby League Club for the 2009 and 2010 engage Super League seasons and remains an official partner. Through this partnership Wigan Warriors benefit with video analysis support from UCLan, a number of University degree places for its accelerate squad players and staff as well as fitness testing support for all Wigan’s squads from scholarship through to the first team. www.wiganwarriors.com