University of Central Lancashire
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)is one of the UK’s largest universities with a student and staff community approaching 38,000. Internationally, UCLan has academic partners in all regions of the globe and it is on a world stage that the first class quality of its education was first recognised.
In 2010, UCLan became the first UK modern university to appear in the QS World University Rankings. In 2015 the Centre for World University Rankings placed UCLan in the top 3.8 percent of all worldwide universities, highlighting the progress it has made in providing students with real-world learning experiences and reflecting the institution’s broad pool of
Amongst the University’s programme portfolio of some 230 undergraduate and nearly 200 postgraduate courses. UCLan has been at the forefront of developing degrees in emerging disciplines as well as those where there is an identified skills gap - including a £30m-plus state-of-the-art Engineering Innovation Centre, opening in 2018.
The University has a £200-million campus masterplan which over the next 10 years will create a world-class educational environment that blends new facilities with the creation of public, green spaces to benefit the University, the City of Preston, and the economy of the North West. UCLan’s plans are being informed by the local, regional, business and civic
communities, with whom it continues to build close relationships.
We believe in establishing collaborative partnerships with our business customers. What sets us apart is our strong reputation for applied business research, entrepreneurship, innovation and bringing academic excellence to life.
Innovation is part of our culture and we work hard to establish links with local, regional, national and international businesses, sharing and exchanging our expertise and research to help give that competitive edge.
Access our Expertise - Access world-leading expertise through our academics, researchers and facilities to help your business innovate.
Develop your Workforce- Develop the talent within your organisation though our range of professional qualifications and short courses.
Recruit our Talent - Utilise our student and graduate community to access up-to-date knowledge innovation and enterprise and recruit the leaders of the future.
Grow Your Business- Tap into a wide range of specialist business support aimed at helping the region’s SMEs grow.
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