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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.

You can now 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. To help keep everyone protected we are limiting group numbers to one household. We ask all visitors to wear a face covering* inside buildings and use the hand sanitiser provided.

*exemptions permitting

Graduation day at UCLan, with graduate and families milling about in the sun

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.

Prior to making your booking we require all visitors to complete the mandatory COVID-19 survey and training.

Tours will depart from our brand-new Engineering Innovation Centre 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 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 no dates are available and you want to be added to our wait list please email the team on visitus@uclan.ac.uk

We look forward to welcoming you.

*exemptions permitting

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.

Burnley campus exterior

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.

Prior to making your booking we require all visitors to complete the mandatory COVID-19 survey and training.

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

Explore our Burnley Campus

If you’re in an area where the new COVID-19 variant is spreading we recommend that, in accordance with government guidance, you get tested. Information on the areas affected, more detailed guidance and information on how to get tested can be found here

Getting regular rapid tests if you do not have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) is easy to arrange from home. You may also be able to participate in surge testing in your local area. To keep updated go to gov.uk for guidance on covid-19 restrictions and keeping yourself and others safe.

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.