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New hub will provide limitless opportunities for young people.

24th November 2021
Friday 19th November saw the official launch of a brand-new Burnley-based centre for 16-24 year olds. Thrive is a Calico creation which aims to get 16-24 year olds into education and work. burnley.social is all about promoting some of the amazing opportunities young people have at their feet in our area, so we’re all for this unique new facility and look forward to showcasing... readmore »

Business leaders handle hard-hitting questions from students.

11th November 2021
Yesterday (Wednesday 12th November) the burnley.social team headed to Burnley College Sixth Form Centre where local businesses were faced with hard-hitting questions on their environmental policies. This was part of the college’s forward-thinking... readmore »

No Planet B – Students tackle climate change in on-campus conference

4th November 2021
As world leaders assemble in Glasgow for the COP26 climate change conference, students at Burnley College are taking the future of the planet into their own hands by taking part in their... readmore »

Students and former-F1 engineer start exciting new drone project

26th October 2021
Expert Tutors, environmentally-conscious learners and industry experts at Burnley College are setting their sights on revolutionising drone technology in an exciting new project. The aim is simple – design, build and fly a zero-emissions... readmore »

Burnley College and the Clarets team up to form an unbeatable Esports team

19th October 2021
Burnley College Sixth Form Centre’s talented new Esports team has joined forces with professionals from Burnley FC’s successful Esports squad in a bid to dominate the world gaming stage. The College has... readmore »

New sports lounge offers free membership to students.

The area around UCLan’s Victoria Mill building has recently seen some big changes including the Sandygate Student Accommodation and luxurious Bridgewater Apartments. Sandygate’s latest addition is a state-of-the-art sports lounge boasting professional-standard... readmore »

Uni students given town centre taste at exclusive ‘Welcome to Burnley’ night

6th October 2021
University students from UCLan and Burnley College University Courses (BCUC) attended an exclusive student night on Friday 1st October in celebration of the new academic year. The ‘Welcome to Burnley’ night, organised... readmore »

Students return to UCLan Burnley in a “Welcome Week” packed with excitement.

4th October 2021
Hundreds of new students have arrived at the University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) Burnley Campus for the return of face-to-face teaching. Some of the new starters have been settling into Sandygate Halls... readmore »

Burnley medical student selected to join prestigious scholarship

25th September 2021
A final year medical student from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has been selected to join a prestigious scholarship set up to develop and nurture healthcare leaders of the future. After... readmore »

Double Celebration as Borough Honours Two Years of Burnley College University Courses’ Graduates

16th September 2021
The community of Burnley came together to celebrate two years of success as Burnley College University Courses held a double graduation ceremony. University leaders, civic dignitaries, graduates and their families processed through... readmore »