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Campus tours

Our campus tours provide the perfect opportunity for you to explore our fantastic campuses, as well as find out what life is like here at the University of Central Lancashire.

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You can book a student led tour of both our Preston and Burnley Campuses. We want you to feel safe and comfortable during your visit with us, so to help keep everyone protected we deliver bespoke tours for you and your booked guests. Please let us know on the booking form what subject area you are interested in so we can show you the facilities during your tour.

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Preston Campus

Tours of our bustling campus in the heart of Preston are available during the week and at weekends. As we are currently limiting numbers to adhere to social distancing and keep everyone safe, booking is essential to make sure you don't miss out. If the dates and times shown do not work for you please get in touch to discuss alternatives, contact: visitus@uclan.ac.uk

Tours will depart from our brand-new Engineering Innovation Centre and will last approximately one hour. There will be one Student Ambassador to one group booking.

You'll be able to:

*Please note that weekend tours are primarily walking tours of campus, subject buildings will not available. The Library and Accommodation are available at the weekend.

If you have any queries or if the dates you prefer are not available please email the team on visitus@uclan.ac.uk

We look forward to welcoming you to campus.

If you’re unable to make a campus tour or you simply want to do your own thing, you are welcome to visit our campuses at any time and follow our self-guided walking tour.

This suggested route will help you explore the heart of our campus and the city of Preston at your leisure and own pace. 

Want to visit our Burnley Campus? Find out more below.

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Burnley Campus

Join a student-led tour around our compact and friendly campus. As we are currently limiting numbers to adhere to social distancing and keep everyone safe, booking is essential to make sure you don't miss out.

Campus tours will start at Victoria Mill and end at Princess Way and will last approximately one hour. We ask all visitors to wear a facial covering* inside any buildings and be from the same household. There will be one Student Ambassador to one household.

You'll have the chance to:

  • See our brand new student accommodation
  • Chat with current students
  • Tour our subject specific facilities
  • Check out the Students Union and discover our volunteering opportunities, clubs and societies 

If you have any queries, please email the team on email BurnleySR@uclan.ac.uk.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Burnley campus.

*exemptions permitting

We have designed this self-guided walking tour to be used with our Burnley Campus map, why not take a look: self-guided campus walking tour.

Explore our Burnley Campus

Experience our university virtually

Whilst you're waiting to go on your campus tour, login or register to experience our university virtually. View on demand subject talks, accommodation info and access our facilities. Discover what life is really like at the University of Central Lancashire.

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Get in touch

If you can’t attend one of our pre-planned open days or campus tours, don't worry, we'll be happy to arrange something else for you.

Please contact us using the details below.