A world-class institution, The University of Central Lancashire became the first modern university in the UK to be listed in the QS World Rankings. UCLan, with a staff and student community of almost 35,000 has been inspiring students since 1828. It is a vibrant and exciting University with world-class, research-informed teaching in modern facilities. The university offers access to professionally-qualified practitioners with industry experience, therefore enabling students to feel readily employable in the real-world. UCLan prides itself on conducting world-leading research with real world impact. It has achieved global recognition from its peers, with 11 areas of research judged as ‘world-leading’.