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uclan Together

sign up for a university of central lancashire virtual open day event today to chat to our students and discover your future

find out more

explore together

our virtual open days may have finished for now, but we still have an exciting range of other online events to support you with your decision making.

for more information, see our online events page.

learn together

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.

study together

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. we have loads of great reasons to choose us this september – from outstanding student support to guaranteed accommodation.

find out more about the great reasons to choose uclan


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!

students bowling


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.

students graduating


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.

students walking on campus


our lecturers love meeting their new students, to share their passion for their subject and help you map your future.

students in an interactive lab


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.

student with building models


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.

students chatting

work together

if you're looking for a university where students graduate work-ready, then check 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)

plan your event

we have a range of chats, talks, presentations and live broadcasts for you to get involved in at our virtual open day so you can really get a feel for what it’s like to study with us.

you'll be able to...

  • attend a subject showcase to find out more about your chosen subject from our live expert tutors and student ambassadors
  • find out more about accommodation and student support from our student services team and ask those all important questions.
  • discover what will make your personal statement stand out from the crowd
  • chat to academics and support staff to ask all those burning questions
  • find out more and get advice from our admissions team on how to apply now for september 2020
  • attend a returning to study presentation if you’re heading to university after taking a break from education or over 21
  • you’ll also be able to get to know our current students through our online chat portal and much more!

top tips for attending a virtual open day

  • register today! this will give you plenty of time to prepare, plus keep checking your emails for further information about the programme!
  • note down any courses you are interested in and what you would like to know about them.
    -make a list of questions or notes, so you have an idea of what you want to get out of the event and what questions you want to ask the most.
  • make sure you log-in in good time to make sure you're all set up ok and ready to go!

forgot to ask something? or thought about something after the event? no problem – just drop our team a tweet or get in touch with our course enquiries team and we’ll get you sorted.

keep in touch

if you have any questions about studying with uclan, we'd be happy to help. you can contact us via:

tel: +44 (0) 1772 892400

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