General Information

UCLan’s Campus: The conference is being held at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston. Our Preston Campus is right at the heart of the city, just minutes away from its vibrant shopping centre, attractions and nightlife. It’s home to a thriving international community of over 38,000 students and staff.

The lectures and exhibition will be held in the Darwin Building and Foster Lecture Theatres, the Fire Laboratories are in the J B Firth Building and lunches will be in The Refectory in Foster Building.

More details can be found and downloaded here: Self Guided Walking Tour.

Our Preston campus map can be found and downloaded here: Preston Campus Map.

Facilities and access: The UCLan campus is wheelchair accessible with lift access to all floors. Details can be found here: Disability policy at UCLan.

Nursery and childcare: The University has dedicated supporting mother facilities based at various locations across the campus. On UCLan’s campus there is a Pre-School Centre which is part of the Student and Academic Support Service. There are separate rooms where children carry out a diverse range of activities in a safe, secure and caring environment. The centre offers a high quality, nurturing, professionally run nursery and welcomes children from aged 6 months – 4 years. More details can be found here: Child support and care.

More information on the family support care can be found here: Family Support.

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