Recent Event Highlights: Multimedia Development - UCLan, Nowhere Boy writer Matt Greenhalgh visits UCLan, Sports Journalism - UCLan, Exercise, Nutrition and Health - UCLan, Sports Studies - UCLan, Sports Public Relations - UCLan, and 41 more...
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...A degree or postgraduate qualification could be exactly what you need to stand out from the crowd. UCLan has a Postgraduate Advice Day coming up in Preston on February 25. Visit www.uclan.ac.uk/futures. Click here to return to the Education main page...
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Our bsc (Hons) Multimedia Development course emphasises the development and evaluation of multimedia applications, leading to careers as Multimedia Designer/Programmer or Web Developer. You will learn practical skills in human computer interaction, databases, image manipulation, Flash programming, and teamworking and project management. You will apply them in a second year team project and a final year individual project to develop sophisticated systems. You will explore the design of effective, interactive multimedia systems, drawing on our expertise in HCI, particularly Child-Computer Interaction and education. www.uclan.ac.uk
BAFTA winning writer Matt Greenhalgh, writer of Nowhere Boy and Control visited the University of Central Lancashire (uclan) on Thursday, 11 February. There was a full screening of Control followed by an interview and a Q and A session with the writer. Course Leader for Screenwriting Bill mccoid said: We are delighted that a screenwriter of Matts stature has found time to visit us here at uclan. He is undoubtedly one of the most talented writers in the country. This will be a huge learning experience for our students, many of whom aspire to write their own movies in the future. Matt won a BAFTA for Best Newcomer in 2008 for his script for Control a film about the tragic life of Joy Division signer Ian Curtis. His latest film, Nowhere Boy, is currently on general release. It has been critically acclaimed and is currently shortlisted for three baftas, including Best British Film. Matts TV credits as a writer include: Cold Feet, Clocking Off, Legless, and Burn It. www.uclan.ac.uk
The course aims to provide students with the practical and academic skills needed in the growing field of strength and conditioning. Key areas of study include anatomy and physiology, applied strength and conditioning, psychology of training, motor control, sports injuries and special populations. The programme is supported by staff with a range of expertise in sports rehabilitation, sports science, strength & conditioning and biomechanics. Facilities include a state-of-the-art movement analysis laboratory, as well as a purpose built strength and conditioning facility housed at the multi-million pound Preston Sports Arena (PSA). www.uclan.ac.uk
This course is aimed at those who want to study sports journalism as a discipline, with a view to a specialist position in the media or communications industries. Sport is far from just a pastime, it is big business which influences the news agenda, as well as servicing the demands of sports fans across the globe. The course includes the development of practical skills in print, online, radio and TV reporting. The final year places strong emphasis on options enabling you to personalise your programme to suit your vocational aspirations and take up an industry placement. www.uclan.ac.uk
uclan and NASA celebrate lift-off. nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is launched. The University of Central Lancashire (uclan) today, 11 February, witnessed the launch of nasa's new solar observing satellite which will shine new light on the Suns mysteries like never before. uclan is looking forward to the role it will play in a major international team and the NASA launch of a new solar observing satellite named the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), which will study the Suns magnetic field and corona to find out what governs changes in the Suns activity and thus how that activity affects Planet Earth, was the first part of the jigsaw. Full story at: www.uclan.ac.uk
Sedentary lifestyles and poor nutrition can cause diseases that place an enormous burden on the individual and the whole society. The importance of achieving and maintaining a good level of health and nutrient intake is receiving greater recognition from employers, the government and the general public. To deal with these problems, there is growing emphasis placed on the fitness and preventative medicine sectors. Graduates who are specifically trained in methods to prevent and treat disease with exercise and nutritional intervention programmes are becoming more popular in these sectors. www.uclan.ac.uk
This degree is unique in that it examines sport from a socio-cultural/historical perspective, combined with the study of policy planning, management, health and fitness, coaching and physical education. The programme covers major issues such as: the role of agencies and organisations involved in the provision and development of physical recreation; sporting opportunity; the organisation of sport within the UK and in an international context. The course also examines the policies and practices in the public, private and voluntary sectors of sport, physical recreation and health and fitness. www.uclan.ac.uk
Sport is big business and is one of the fastest growing industries in the world today, and more and more sports clubs and venues are employing trained communications professionals. This unique course provides theory, skills and techniques for graduates to thrive in this exciting industry with input from professional and elite sporting organisations as well as community and grassroots initiatives. The course is designed to ensure students get a thorough grounding in theoretical and applied aspects of public relations.
This course exposes students to the academic and professional fields of sports management. The dynamic nature and continuous growth of the sports industry calls for a contemporary approach to sports provision and management. The course is designed to examine the management of sports from a wide array of perspectives, linking theory with reality and enables students to choose from a range of optional modules or undertake a Sandwich year. www.uclan.ac.uk
This course offers an exciting and innovative look at the practice and science of sports coaching and ensures that students are trained to cope in both high performance and community-based coaching environments. The course covers topics such as delivery, application of sports science to the coaching process, management principles, notation analyses and a wealth of practical experiences. This course affords the opportunity to work with professional sports clubs and community-based projects. www.uclan.ac.uk
The bsc (Hons) Sports Technology degree programme is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in the sports-related industry with an emphasis on technology. The course is of a technical nature and aims to give students the knowledge and understanding of how technology behind sport works, demonstrating the best use of the technology in a creative environment and also how to assess and assimilate new technologies as they emerge. A Sports Ergonomics stream integrates with Applied Biomechanics modules to provide students with a sound base of knowledge, understanding and practical skills. www.uclan.ac.uk
If you have a love of sport and physical activity, and an interest in science from a human perspective, this course is for you. You are actively encouraged to develop your sporting prowess whilst undertaking your studies. You will use some of the best sports facilities in the country to develop expertise in the areas of psychology, physiology and biomechanics. Your final year work will place a greater emphasis on practical laboratory-based activities, culminating in a research project that will integrate all the knowledge and skills that you have developed. www.uclan.ac.uk
BA(Hons) Outdoor Leadership is a dynamic course that examines a range of leadership and professional issues within the outdoor sector. Emphasis is placed on developing professional and leadership knowledge along with skills that are applicable not only to the outdoor sector, but also other areas within and outside the outdoor industry. In addition, emphasis is also placed on developing an advanced understanding of the practical and contemporary issues within and specific to the outdoor sector. www.uclan.ac.uk
This innovative and contemporary centre is part of the School of Psychology, located within the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Central Lancashire. Studying sport and exercise sciences, within CASES, provides you with an opportunity to supplement a scientific knowledge of sport, exercise and wellbeing with applied experiences in laboratory and field environments. CASES was rated number one nationally for student satisfaction in the 2008 National Student Survey. Committed to outstanding teaching provision and world class applied research. www.uclan.ac.uk
Anne Desmet, an International award winning artist, was at uclan recently to give a workshop on wood engravings and linocuts to Printmaking Students. www.uclan.ac.uk www.annedesmet.com
Anne Desmet, an International award winning artist, was at uclan recently to attend an exhibition of her work at the Centre for Contemporary Art. Anne has been in the university to promote the traditions and contemporary developments in printmaking to a wider audience in the North West and to give a lecture and workshop for the students in Printmaking. The exhibition of Annes work includes her latest collections from the past two years and it will be on display at the Centre for Contemporary Art till Friday, 18th December. www.uclan.ac.uk
Graduates have been celebrating at the University of Central Lancashire (uclan) Degree and Awards Ceremonies week. More than 1500 students collected their awards watched by family and friends, in a series of award ceremonies which took take place on Monday, 30 November, Tuesday, 1, and Wednesday, 2 December, 2009. After each ceremony the Honorary Fellows joined University dignitaries in a procession from the Guild Hall to the University's Foster building. The procession gave local people an opportunity to take part in the celebrations.
The Universitys medium term strategy, A World-Class Modern University spanning the period 2007- 2017 states; We will be a model international University for sustainability Dr Malcolm mcvicar Vice Chancellor, 4th July 2007 In order to meet our aim the University is implementing a sustainable development strategy. Our strategy has 8 objectives concerning: 1. Environmental management system 2. Carbon reduction 3. Waste minimisation & recycling 4. Travel 5. Sustainable procurement 6. Teaching 7. Research & dissemination 8. Stakeholder engagement
...and studios for dance, TV production, film, photography, audio recording and music. The results of the HEBCIS report rank UCLan top in the North West and second nationally for the volume of graduate start-up businesses it supports in the Business Incubation...
Indian cricket legend honoured by University The University of Central Lancashire (uclan) has awarded an Honorary Fellowship to former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly for his contribution to the world of cricket. The ceremony took place at Preston Guildhall on Wednesday, 15 July. It is the first honorary award to be accepted by Ganguly from any UK university.
Kirsty Thompson a former legal assistant, took a Law degree at uclan and is now well on her way to becoming qualified as a solicitor. www.uclan.ac.uk You may be surprised to learn that you could already have the knowledge and skills to start a degree course, through your experience of life or work. At uclan we welcome mature students and can often consider this experience in place of the normal entry requirements or offer you a short course to refresh your study skills.
A project for Basic Video Production (TE1072) at the University of Central Lancashire.
interview based video about rugby at UCLAN
Advert for UCLAN created as part of my German Marketing Module
In the eighth episode of Meet The Freshers - Tom asks the Freshers at UCLAN University in Preston about Sex. Are they having lots of it? Do they have any tips on pulling? Tom finds out... This Episode is Sponsored by Aimhigher
...condone this voodoo and nonsense, what's the impression that gives of universities? "A lot of people wouldn't distinguish between UCLan and UCL. I'm not terribly snobbish about post-92 universities there are good people there but it saddens me to see them...
Take a look at uclan's brand new Media Factory - a purpose built facility for the Performing Arts, Media and New Business.
Promo video for uclan's clubs and societies
2001 seen the need to expand the Pearshaped brand. A young production guru 'Smudger' joined the ranks from a rival production company that had some guy called Jolly (Not Dom, obviously). The chemistry was electric, the ideas flowed freely and the explosive Pearshaped experience began to flourish. Result - Gangster Video was born. "Best idea for a university promo video ever" one big wig was quoted as saying.....
This video was produced by me and Max Bainton as part of a 3rd year university project. It is a promotional video for the university's media and technology deparment. Max and I worked together on location and in post production. I did most of the editing and all of the graphics work while Max did more of the planning and paperwork.
'There's no better place to study Journalism'. So says Richard Frediani, former uclan journalism student and Head of ITV News, Granada, and winner of the 2007 BAFTA Award for Best News Coverage. View our video to see how other uclan graduates have fast-tracked their careers with top employers, including the BBC, Sky News and Lancashire Evening Post. uclan's Department of Journalism is the oldest in England - we have taught students the skills and knowledge needed to become successful journalists for over 40 years. So if you're planning to study journalism, there's really only one place to come - uclan. To find out more visit www.ukjournalism.org
Andy Carthy, AKA Mr Scruff, being interviewed by Sophie Wyllie, at 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire, Preston. November 2007 www.mrscruff.com/ ww.myspace.com/mrscruffofficial www.53degrees.net/ www.uclan.ac.uk
Keith Murray from 'We Are Scientists' being interviewed by Ceri-Lee Thomas, at 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire, Preston. November 2007 www.wearescientists.com/ www.myspace.com/wearescientists/ www.53degrees.net/ www.uclan.ac.uk/
James, Alice and Pilau from Hadouken, being interviewed by Clare Riding, at 53 Degrees, University of Central Lancashire, Preston. October 2007 www.53degrees.net/ www.uclan.ac.uk www.hadouken.co.uk/ www.myspace.com/hadoukenuk
Great little film
Clubs and Societies Fair 2007 - uclan
university of central lancashire freshers!
...addition, the new resources will be invaluable to dental patients across Merseyside in accessing the best care available." UCLan's new school springs from a joint venture with Liverpool and the universities of Lancaster and Cumbria. They and the North West...
Students' Union - uclan www.yourunion.co.uk www.uclan.ac.uk
Andre Barreau -- (George Harrison) and Neil Harrison -- (John Lennon) from world renowned tribute band, The Bootleg Beatles, in conversation with Ceri-Lee Thomas, from the University of Central Lancashire. 'George' and 'John' talk about the beginnings of the band, achieving an authentic sound, their costumes, their best and worst experiences of life on the road, and their upcoming performances at Glastonbury 2007 and at fiftythreedegrees (uclan) on 30th September 2007. Links www.53degrees.net www.uclan.ac.uk www.uclan.ac.uk www.bootlegbeatles.com
Produced by David Manning, Dean Barker & Phil Cooke
Spin the bottle again
Class Roda in January'07, with Cicatriz (our teacher). Capoeira Club at University of Central Lancashire :)
...the entire project is being met by the government-backed Learning and Skills council. Alan Roff, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of UCLan said: "This is excellent news. It will bring new degree study opportunities in east Lancashire for people who want to study...
The Chamber Choir singin 'May It be' from the Lord of the rings.
The UCLAN Chamber Choir singing Adieums by Karl Jenkins at Limeuil Church, Dordogne, during their April '07 tour of France.
Uclan 1st draft of video, waiting for more clips of drunkness time at UCLAN. ooooo girls what fun the last three years have been hey!!