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Welcome and arrival information

We look forward to welcoming our new and returning students, and providing the best experience for you. Take a look at our checklist below to discover what you need to do before you start university.

Welcome information

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Everything you need to know

There’s a lot to remember when starting university, but we’re here to make the transition as smooth as possible. Use our checklist and take a look at the links below to make sure you have everything covered before you join us. 

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Welcome Week 2022

Welcome Week starts on Monday 12 September 2022. Throughout Welcome Week you’ll find a whole range of events taking place, so that you can meet new people, get to know your course mates and make friends for life. You’ll also have a range of course and support induction sessions to help you get started with your academic studies – check your timetable for your course specific events.

Visit the SU website to find out about the Students’ Union welcome events.

Already studying with us?

For those already here, we hope you are settled into university life and enjoying your time with us. If you have any questions about timetabling, student finance or anything else, our team is here to help you. Call us on 01772 891828.

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How to find us

Directions and travel advice to help you find our campuses.

Getting to Preston Campus

With fantastic transport links, visiting our Preston Campus is a simple and stress-free experience. Here are some directions to help you find us.

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Getting to Burnley Campus

Our compact Burnley Campus is easily accessible by car or public transport. Here are some directions and travel advice to help you find us.

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Getting to Westlakes Campus

Our picturesque Westlakes Campus in Cumbria is located near Whitehaven. Here are some directions and travel advice to help you find us.

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Students' Union

Beyond the lecture halls, libraries and seminar groups you'll have the opportunity to explore the other side of university life. Discover clubs, societies and make friends for life through the Students' Union.

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