|University Type||New universitity (1992 universitity) | Public University||Established||1828|
|Location||UK >> England >> Preston||Address||Preston, PRESTON|
|Student Number||28,130||Postcode||PR1 2HE|
|Enrollment rates||21%||International Students Ratio||8%|
|Male / Female Students Ratio||40:60||Ratio of academic staff to students||1 : 16.8|
|Students Satisfaction||4.01 / 5||University Research||1.96 / 4|
|International Students Number||Undergraduate:1340 Postgraduate:800||Degree Completion||79.9%|
|Live in univeristy accommodation||14%||Motto||From the Ground to the Sun|
|Working hours allowed||20 hours a week; 10 hours a week if you are studying a course that is below degree level.|
|Good Degree||52.8||Degree Completion||79.9%|
|Living Costs||9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months)||Graduate Prospects||53.6%|
Preston is the administrative centre of Lancashire, England, on the north bank of the River Ribble. Preston is the seat of Lancashire County Council, houses the main campus of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and is home to Preston North End F.C., a founder member of the Football League and the first English football champions. The climate of Preston is of a temperate maritime type, with a narrow range of temperatures, similar to the rest of the British Isles. St Walburge's Church has the tallest spire in England on a church that is not a cathedral. There are also many notable buildings dotted in and around the city centre including the Miller Arcade, the Town Hall, the Harris Museum, the former Corn Exchange and Public Hall, and many beautiful Georgian buildings on Winckley Square.
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The University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan) is a public university based in the city of Preston, Lancashire, England. It has its roots in The Institution For The Diffusion Of Useful Knowledge founded in 1828. The university is the 19th largest in the UK in terms of student numbers. The university is on an urban campus in Preston and others in Burnley, Westlakes in West Cumbria for nuclear and energy related research programmes and a campus in Cyprus. The university has students and researchers from over 100 countries and partnerships with 125 international institutions. It has a base in China's Shenzhen Virtual University Park, conducting collaborative research with some of China's leading universities into nanotechnology with applications in drug delivery, water purification and fire toxicity.
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