University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is the international, multi-campus university leading the way in modern learning today. UCLan believes in helping people to seize every opportunity to flourish in education, at work and for life.

Innovative by nature, the University offers courses which combine academic excellence with real-world teaching, ensuring that students gain the skills and experience that industry needs.  That’s why talented graduates of the University are in such high demand across the world. Its staff are leaders in their fields, with the expertise and industry knowledge that makes its courses such an asset. 

The University is internationally renowned. It was the first modern university to enter the QS World Rankings and received the maximum 5 QS Stars for internationalisation. In 2022-23, the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) placed it in the top 7% of all worldwide universities. And it has been ranked first for the money invested into student wellbeing services according to the 2020 Student Welfare League Table.

UCLan gained university status in 1992. Since then it has grown to become one of the UK’s largest universities.  It also has campuses in Burnley (UK), Cumbria (UK), Blackburn (UK) and Cyprus.

UCLan prepares students to succeed in today’s global economy. The University’s thriving community of around 38,000 students and staff is made up of over 100 nationalities, while its worldwide alumni network numbers more than 200,000 people.

UCLan delivers international impact through its life-changing research and partnerships with more than 120 institutions based in China, the Middle East and other regions.