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Students on university courses at Burnley College celebrate first Burnley graduation
Thursday 15 September saw history being made as the first ever graduation ceremony for students on university courses at Burnley College took place. Graduates began their historic day with a buffet reception at the campus on Princess Way, before being led in procession by dean of University Studies Peter Mounsey and honoured guests through the town and Charter Walk Shopping Centre, before reaching Burnley Mechanics with their families and friends. Speaking first, Principal Hugh Bramwell sp...
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| Categories: University Adult, University Burnley | Tags: Graduation , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (3910)
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Top 10 Tips for Clearing

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Top 10 Tips for Clearing
Clearing can get you exactly what you want, if you do your research. The following tips are our best guidance on how to make the most of Clearing to get exactly to where you want to be to start your first class future. 1. Be Prepared On results day, it’s important to remember that if your grades aren’t what you’d expected, there are plenty of amazing opportunities out there for you. Being prepared is key. UCAS publishes its initial Clearing lists in July, so you will be a...
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| Categories: Sixth Form, Adult Learning, University Adult | Tags: clearing , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (2145)
Students from Sports Science and Sports Coaching foundation degree courses trained, competed and learned new techniques at Club La Santa’s state-of-the-art sports destination in Lanzarote. The fourth trip to the sports and activities hot-spot gave students the first class experience of taking part in a huge range of sports training activities, from volleyball, tennis, badminton and football to swimming, surfing and kayaking on (and in) the beautiful blue Atlantic Ocean. La Santa...
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| Categories: University Adult, University Burnley, Schools and Colleges | Tags: Sport , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (1887)
"Studying on a university course at Burnley College Could Be the Kick Up the Business Backside You Need!" - Dennis Taylor Former student Dennis Taylor disrupted his career to achieve his degree and move on to bigger things. This blog post is a guest article by Dennis, who now works as a Digital Marketing Manager and Consultant in Manchester. After ten years working for the same company with no real career progression, just seemingly moving into sideways positions rather than work...
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| Categories: University Adult, University Burnley, Corporate | Tags: Dennis Taylor. UCLan Burnley | View Count: (2632)
Children at Magical Tree Nursery in Burnley have been treated to a series of workshops and performances staged by students on university courses in Theatre Performance at Burnley College. Working with the nursery as part of a wider long term project, the students put together the drama workshops based on ‘British Values’ and the children involved spent the morning learning about democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect for and tolerance of those with dif...
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| Categories: University Adult, University Burnley | Tags: Theatre performance , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (2018)
Visit our Full College Open Event to discover what Burnley College Sixth Form Centre, Themis and UCLan Burnley are all about Whether you’re thinking of progressing onto A Levels, an Advanced Vocational Course or an Apprenticeship, or interested in our Adult or University programmes, attending our Full College Open Event on Wednesday 30 September will help you make the right decision. Visiting on the night, from 5.30pm – 8.30pm, you’ll be able to learn more about our student&...
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| Categories: Sixth Form, Schools and Colleges | Tags: Burnley College Sixth Form Centre , Full College Open Event , open event , Themis , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (1816)
On Tuesday 27 January, UCLan Burnley will find out how a mattress spring company and a biomechanics professor teamed up to create an innovative running shoe. Informative and stimulating, this lecture will open your eyes to the impact of research and development  and how bringing the academic and business world together made giant leaps in the world of sport. With VIP guests from the world of politics, business and education, the buffet supper provides a brilliant opportunity to support your p...
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| Categories: News, York University, health and wellbeing, University Event, 4.48 Psychosis, Preparation for Maths and English GCSE | Tags: guest lecture , Science , Sport , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (1624)
The UCLan Burnley Christmas Market will be setting out its stalls on Thursday 4 December from 9am - 3pm. Open to all staff and students at the Princess Way campus, UCLan Burnley's Christmas market will take place in the Atrium, featuring all manner of stalls and crafts. With stallholders selling jewellery, cupcakes, biscuits, UCLan hoodies, pet gear, decorative henna candles, handbags and purses and BA (Hons) Eastern Fashion Design students selling own handcrafted items (stockings, cushion c...
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| Categories: Uncategorized, News, York University, Awards, Reports | Tags: Christmas , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (1679)
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UB40 play UCLan Burnley - share your pics!

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On Saturday 22 November, UB40 took to the stage at UCLan Burnley to play an amazing two hour set for local fans. Playing a rare mixture of classic tracks, new songs from their latest album Getting Over The Storm and a few of what the band themselves called "very, very old tunes", the sold-out venue was singing and dancing until late into the night. Supporting UB40 were the fantastically vibrant Jeremiah Ferrari, who travelled to Burnley to share their own brand of transatlantic-via-Mancheste...
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| Categories: Uncategorized, News, York University, Awards, Bfest, Vacancy Docs, Advanced Performing Arts | Tags: events , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (1777)
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UB40 set to play sell out gig at UCLan Burnley

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UB40 sell out at UCLan Burnley, where they will be playing on November 22. After securing one of the worlds’ most successful bands to play Burnley on their national tour, promoters Lionel Snowden and Stephen Reid of Doc Redeye Events (Pictured below) along with partner company AMS-Neve can announce the concert is a total sell-out! Burnley’s newest venue at the Uclan Campus will be launched in November as one of the most iconic bands the UK has ever produced plays the venue. UB40 formed in 197...
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UCLan Burnley Induction - Welcome to Burnley!

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Last week UCLan Burnley held a number of induction events with a difference to welcome new students to the campus. Starting with a giant outdoor cook-off courtesy of the Refectory's barbecue which hosted some excellent musical entertainment from Tom Scothern and physical theatre and dance performances from Performing Arts students. Throughout the week, UCLan Burnley students also took part in a town-wide treasure hunt, using clues to navigate themselves around the UCLan Burnley campus and the r...
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| Categories: Events, Mental Health Awareness Week, Business, Trainer/Assessor | Tags: UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (1453)
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First Class Results for UCLan Burnley Graduates

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More than 1000 UCLan Burnley students celebrated outstanding results at the Princess Way Campus with 70% of Honours Degree students achieving a first class or 2:1 result in July 2014. Not only is this a fantastic result that shows just how hard students have been working, it is well above the 2013 national average of 64%.  Among the successful graduates was Artur Kasza from Nelson, who achieved a 2:1 Degree in Computing. He said: “I chose to study at UCLan Burnley because it has a great reputa...
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| Categories: clearing | Tags: results , UCLan , UCLAN Burnley | View Count: (2169)
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