The University of Central Lancashire is one of the UK’s largest universities with a student and staff community approaching 38,000. Internationally, the University has academic partners in all regions of the globe and provides first class education to international and EU students on a thriving campus.
Learn more below about the University and why you should consider a UCLan degree below. If you would like to begin your UCAS application to study in the UK, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.
Six Reasons to Choose UCLan
1. Employable graduates
UCLan graduates achieve outstanding results and are highly employable. Over 69% of UCLan students graduate with a First or 2:1, while 95.5% enter employment or further study within 6 months of graduating. The University was also ranked first for money invested into student wellbeing services in the 2020 Student Welfare League Table.
UCLan’s dedicated Careers Team can help with your CV and cover letter writing in the UK format, job applications, mock interviews and guidance on career paths.
2. Global awards and ranking recognition
The University of Central Lancashire has been awarded the maximum 5 QS stars for the quality of its teaching, and is also ranked in the top 7% of universities worldwide in the ‘Global 2000 List’ published by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR 2021-22). UCLan was also awarded Silver in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.
3. Continued future investment
UCLan have recently invested £200m in transforming their Preston Campus, giving international students access to excellent teaching facilities in bright, modern surroundings. A new £60 million Student Centre and University square will be opening later in 2021. The UCLan vision is to create a world-class campus for the benefit of the whole community.
4. Low cost of living
UCLan is located in Preston, one of the UK’s cheapest cities for students. It was also named the best place in the North West to live and work, ranking 16th overall in the 2021 Good Growth for Cities index, which measures the performance of 42 UK cities against 10 categories including jobs, income and transport.
UCLan has a friendly atmosphere and a thriving community of over 30,000 students. Whether you’re looking for culture, shopping, a buzzing nightlife or beautiful green spaces, Preston has it all.
5. Industry links
Graduates of UCLan benefit from the University’s close industry links with over 1,000 leading employers offering invaluable work experience opportunities.
6. State-of-the-art Engineering facilities
The University's new Engineering Innovation Centre is a state-of-the-art facility, with integrated teaching and research space, that “brings together world-leading research, leading business minds and inspiring teaching in a spirit of collaboration and discovery”.
Study at UCLan
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