About the University of Central Lancashire
Available to Brockport students only
Situated in the heart of the North West of England, the Guild City of Preston is vibrant, cultural and friendly with plenty of activities and events to keep you entertained. 30,000 students live in Preston, making the city a lively, diverse and contemporary place to study.
Located a short distance from the coastline, the Lake District, and the larger cities of Manchester and Liverpool, both of which have international airports; Preston is also one of the most networked cities in the country. The railway station is just a 10-minute walk away from campus.
For more information on the city of Preston, visit: https://www.visitlancashire.com/
For more information on the International opportunities, visit: https://www.uclan.ac.uk/international/index.php
The UCLan Program offers you the opportunity to:
Your experience on the UCLan program will:
- Live and study in one of the world's most rewarding and cosmopolitan enviornments
- Receive instruction in small classes, seminars and tutorials from members of the faculty of UCLan
- Improve writing and research skills
- Have total integration with students from UCLan as well as international students
At UCLan you will:
- Integrate you into British society and the British educational syste,
- Make you a better student
- Expand your outlook on the world
- Build your self-esteem and self-confidence
- Greatly enhance your career prospects.
- Live with British students in one of the university's halls of residence,
- Receive a comprehensive on-site orientation to study at UCLan that will maximize the benefits of your semester/year of study,
- Enjoy the security of a complete package of academic and non-academic support services provided by the International Office at the UCLan and Brockport,
: US Citizens do need a visa in order to study in the UK. After being accepted to the program, Brockport will help guide students through the application process.
Housing & Orientation
Housing with UCLan is available for students to apply. Their aim is provide each resident with a guarantee of value for money accommodation, a safe, comfortable living environment and a vibrant, inclusive halls community. Living in their halls provides a fantastic way to immerse yourself into the life at UCLan. The UCLan Residences Team provides a range of services including information about events and social activities, facilities management queries and offer support for other issues.
Students can choose from a list of Accommodation and discover the Halls of Residence that is right for them. All halls are self-catering, with prices inclusive of all bills. In addition, they offer free interest access students are living in halls owned by leased by the University and 24-hours access to security.
Students are responsible for applying and paying for their own housing for UCLan.
For more information on University Accommodation, visit: https://www.uclan.ac.uk/accommodation/index.php
For life at University Accommodation , visit: https://www.uclan.ac.uk/accommodation/assets/uclan-accomodation-brochure.pdf
During the first few weeks of your arrival UCLan will be running a Welcome Week program to help all students settle into life at University of Central Lancashirt and in the UK. This is a festival of activities and information sessions designed to help students get used to life at UCLan; along with a calendar of social events where you can meet other new students. Additionally, students will learn about course enrollment, tv licensing and council tax, visa information, healthcare, local law enforcement, banking and student support.
Students will be issued with International Arrival Guide about a month before the start of the program, as well as a link to the Freshers' Week Program of Events.
Welcome Week is mandatory for all international students.
To learn more about the first few days, visit: https://www.uclan.ac.uk/study_here/undergraduate/applicants/international-first-few-days.php
Fees for the Brockport University of Central Lancashire Program
$4,904.24 Exchange in State cost
$9,604.24 Exchange Out-of-State cost
Program acceptance fee
Pre-departure orientation materials at Brockport
On-site orientation at UCLan
UCLan Study Abroad Office Services
Brockport Education Abroad Office Services
SUNY International Health Insurance
Various campus-specific fees***
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
This actual amount that you will spend depends heavily on your style of living, and will vary with each individual's personal spending habits, entertainment preference and travel choices.
Financial aid applies towards fees. Please be sure to check with the Financial Aid Office at your home school. If applying or receiving financial aid, you will need to give the Financial Aid Office (at your home school) a copy of your acceptance letter and budget sheet.
**Varies depending on the SUNY campus at which the participant pays tuition.
***The SUNY International Health Insurance is mandatory and will be included on the student's Brockport invoice.
The cost (and items included in the cost) as listed on the website are subject to change and should be considered estimates. Final budget sheets will be mailed to the student prior to departure and usually upon acceptance.
NOTE: This program is only available to Brockport students and exchange spots are on a first come, first serve basis. Please contact the Center for Global Education and Engagement firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Students studying at UCLan must take a minimum of 60 credits per semester (30 ECTS) and 120 credits (60 ECTS) per academic year. Modules must be pre-approved before an application is submitted. Module approval will be assessed on previous academic study and students are advised to choose level 1 and level 2 modules. Level 3 modules are at Honors level.
Class timetable and module description (if requested) will be sent once modules have been approved by the Academic Lead. UCLan and Brockport cannot guarantee in advance that students will be eligible for courses indicated in their application. In addition, UCLan cannot guarantee that courses will run after the student has enrolled.
For more information regarding courses available at UCLan, please visit: https://www.uclan.ac.uk/courses/index.php
Fall 2018 (est.): September 16, 2018 - December 15, 2018
Spring 2019 (est.): January 21, 2019 - May 24, 2019
Important note: Please do not book your travel arrangements until you have received the official Travel Memo from your program advisor.