- Preston (UCLAN) (0.2 miles)
Preston is located in Lancashire, near the North of England. Preston and is home to the Universality of Central Lancashire (UCLAN). With over 33,000 students studying in Preston, the local atmosphere is a lively one, with Preston student accommodation available in almost every local suburb. For students who love their drink and partying, then Preston may just be the place for you. It has enough bars and clubs to suit everyone’s taste, loads of venues with Preston University having two of its own nightclubs. You get the usual special offers such as drinks for a quid, discounted entry, and most importantly a fun student vibe most nights. Students who are not to keen on drinking, UCLAN also has a huge gymnasium where you can play tennis, badminton, football, hockey and many other sports. If you ever need a partner just join up to one of the many sports societies to find yourself an opponent. The two largest shopping centres are St Georges and Fishergate, here you’ll find all your high street brands, food outlets and electronic shops. Supermarkets are plotted out pretty well throughout the city, meaning you’re never to far away from anything. Preston has its own beach and several parks, perfect for students who enjoy being outdoors. I actually think it’s one of the most underrated cities for students, it has everything you could want. Finding student houses in Preston is pretty easy, with the sheer amount of students, hundreds of student house shares, bedsits, and flats are always on the market ready for students to move into. The average price for a private room is around £65-£75 depending on the area.
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