UCLan Presentation - Intelligent Partners


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Wish to study in the UK? The UCLan Advantage gives you the opportunities that can give you the edge when you enter the world of work, through their teaching, their support and their links to some of the world's leading researchers and employers. Check out the presentation to know more about UCLan. You can also check - http://www.intelligentgulf.com/student-service/why-study-in-uk.html

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UCLan Presentation - Intelligent Partners

  1. 1. Welcome to theUniversity of Central Lancashire A modern, world-class university
  2. 2. A history of nearly 200 years• 1992 University of Central Lancashire• 1984 Lancashire Polytechnic• 1973 Preston Polytechnic• 1956 Harris College• 1882 Harris Institute• 1828 Institute for the Diffusion of Knowledge
  3. 3. Prestonin the heart of the UK 2h 15 min from London 2h 45 min from Edinburgh 1h 05 min from Liverpool 40 min from Manchester 1h 30 from the Lake District
  4. 4. Preston in the heart of Lancashire• Preston: the newest and most affordable city in the Northwest of England• Vibrant social scene and shopping• Excellent regional and national transportation links• Close to Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool• Multicultural community
  5. 5. UCLan in the heart of Preston• UCLan: the centre of the City• Everything is within walking distance• Safe and secure• Accommodation provided on campus
  6. 6. Top Modern Uni in North West• First class student learning and career support services: ranked 18th in the UK for student experience; 1st in North West (2010 National Student Survey)• Consistently voted the ‘top modern university in the North West’• Sixth largest University in the UK with over 35,000 students around the world.
  7. 7. UCLan Courses Levels of study to suit everyone• Foundation degrees• Undergraduate degrees• Top-up degrees: earn a UK honours degree in 1year• Postgraduate: taught and research• Pre-sessional and Academic English programmes
  8. 8. UCLan Subjects to suit everyone• Both traditional and innovative subjects to choose from• High expertise of teaching staff• Vocationally focussed• Variety of learning and assessment environments• FoundatiOnCampus progression routes to UCLan undergraduate and postgraduate courses
  9. 9. Popular subjects• Journalism• Sports• Business – includes enterprise, marketing, PR, finance• Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management• Film & Media• Interior Design
  10. 10. Courses at UCLan• Biomedical Science• Astrophysics• Motorsports• Forensic Science• Fire Engineering• School of Built & Natural Environment, including project management
  11. 11. Courses at UCLan• Psychology• Environmental Management• Architecture• Computing• Electronic Engineering• Pharmacy (MPharm)• Fashion
  12. 12. What makes us special?
  13. 13. Vocational Focus A key strategic focus of the university is ‘employability’• Bridge Student Employment Service• Futures Careers Service• All programmes contain practical, vocational elements• 96% Graduate Employment Rate• No. 1 in the region for Graduate Start Up Businesses for the last 3 years• No. 1 in the ISB for careers support for students• Runner Up - Times Higher Entrepreneurial Uni of Year 2010; shortlisted 2011
  14. 14. Vocational Focus: TeachingUCLan encourages active learning! Real-life projects and realistic working environments
  15. 15. Vocational Focus: Futures• 1900 accredited modules addressing aspects of enterprise• Over 200 enterprise workshops run• Biggest University-based volunteering programme in the country• Over 200 UCLan students benefit from international travel bursaries• 300 centrally organised paid internships in 2009-10• 1 to 1 counselling sessions available every day with dedicated International careers advisers• In 2009-10, over 9000 students were engaged in workshops, events and networking
  16. 16. Vocational Focus: Unite with Business• Paid placements with small to medium sized businesses• Leads to permanent employment for many graduates• Links with 200 business around the region“I’ve been very impressed by the skills and up- to-date knowledge our graduates have brought to the team. They have fresh ideas and energy, and haven’t been afraid to suggest business improvements.”
  17. 17. Investment £100m spent on new facilities!
  18. 18. Language tuition• Open to all international students at no extra cost• Choose from: • French • German • Spanish • Italian • Russian • Turkish • Arabic • Chinese • Japanese
  19. 19. Orientation Programme• Maximum support for international students in the first 4 weeks• Assistance with opening a bank account• Help with police registration• Guidance in finding good accommodation• Registration with the health centre• Intensive Academic English classes• Development of UK study skills• Cultural training and support• A chance to make friends and voice any concerns
  20. 20. The ‘i’A ‘one-stop-shop’ for students The ‘i’ is the main information centre and provides all UCLan students with guidance and support regarding any aspect of academic and personal life at UCLan
  21. 21. The Students’ Union Voted best UK Students’ Union 2005UCLan’s Students’ Unionoffers a wide range ofservices including:• shops• catering (The Atrium, TheSource)• entertainment (53 )• clubs and societies
  22. 22. Sport at UCLan• Sir Tom Finney Sports Centre: on campus, brand new Sept 2011• Olympic standard sport arena• Sports clubs• North Wales Residential Centre• National Football Museum in Preston; Preston North End FC
  23. 23. Why UCLan? Benefits of UCLan• Innovative ways of teaching and learning• Modern facilities• Wide range of courses• Diverse student body with approximately 2000 international students• Award winning student services• Affordability and quality of accommodation
  24. 24. ScholarshipsVarious Scholarships• £500 Vice-Chancellor Award (merit based)• £300 Early Payment Discount• International Excellence Awards – 50%Graduates are offered 20% discount on fees for Postgraduate Courses
  25. 25. Thank you for listeningEmail Id – info@intelligentgulf.com Contact No - +9714 2942460/3.