The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is an international, multi-campus Institution that can trace its roots back to 1828.

UCLan is one of the UK’s largest universities with a staff and student community over 42,000. Our employment-focused course portfolio, with over 350 undergraduate programmes, nearly 200+ postgraduate courses, and a rich array of CPD courses means that students enjoy a first-class experience, alongside accessible and relevant research that makes a contribution to society.

Our current strategic plan runs until 2028 which will mark the university’s 200th anniversary.

We offer fantastic benefits, including a competitive salary, occupational pension scheme, generous relocation package and 30 days annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays and 4 extra discretionary days off at Christmas). Many roles offer opportunities for flexible working.

As we approach our 200th anniversary in 2028, it’s the perfect time to revisit, refine and reaffirm our mission and strategy.

We have a long and successful history of giving our students an outstanding higher education experience, enriched by real-world, practical learning opportunities and our second-to-none support services. We’re proud to offer these life-changing opportunities to everyone who can benefit from them, whatever their background or their personal circumstances.”

Professor Graham Baldwin, Vice-Chancellor


Our Mission and Vision

We transform lives by delivering an outstanding educational experience, creating prosperity and opportunity in the communities we serve. 

To be recognised as a leading UK university, with national and international influence, delivering real-world, practice-based education from our Preston, Burnley, Blackburn (Training 2000), West Cumbria, and Cyprus campuses.

Our extensive curriculum offer, from the arts and sciences to medicine and engineering, is research informed and employer engaged. So, our students are assured of the highest quality learning experience and the best possible outcomes.

Our Values

Our values reflect who we are as a university and what we stand for. They define the things that are most important to us and nurture a sense of shared purpose. They reflect our ambitious nature, inspire us to constantly improve and to enrich the lives of our students, our colleagues and the communities we serve:


As part of the continued development of the University of Central Lancashire we are looking to recruit the role of: 

Candidate Pack

Want to find out even more about working for the University of Central Lancashire? 

Download the candidate packs and get all the information you need to ensure this is the perfect opportunity for you.

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Meet the Consultant

Dominic Parkinson

Dominic Parkinson is a specialist recruiter for procurement professionals who work within the public sector, including Housing Associations, Local/Central Government, Education and Healthcare Organisations. Dominic has a particular focus on placing candidates in permanent and interim positions under the Crown Commercial Service via Frameworks RM6229 – Permanent Recruitment Services and RM6277 – Interim & Fixed Term services. 

How to Apply

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