The City of Preston is situated in the North West of England.

Vibrant, cultural and friendly with plenty to keep you entertained, Preston has over 30,000 students living in the city making it a lively, diverse and contemporary place to study.

You’ll find Preston is a bustling city, traditional yet with a young and lively atmosphere. Located a short distance from the coastline, the Lake District, and the larger cities of Manchester and Liverpool, both of which have international airports; Preston is also one of the most networked cities in the country. The railway station is just a 10-minute walk away from campus.

With so much to offer, there’s something for everyone…

shopping in Preston

Living In Preston

Preston is a perfectly formed city for students. Bustling and friendly, it is large enough to offer culture, events and entertainment but small enough to feel homely.
Preston student life is enabled by the excellent transport links. These allow even those students from further afield to feel connected and within reach of home. Preston is close to both Liverpool and Manchester with their international airports. The University campus itself is situated just a ten minute walk away from the railway station.
There is a wealth of things to do in Preston, which is a multicultural and diverse city. There is a balance of both popular chain stores and boutique shops. Most well known high street stores are centred around the Fishergate and St George's Shopping Centre. For independent shopping, try exploring some of the side streets around the city centre, such as Cannon Street and Winckley Street. These spots hold some quirky and eclectic gems, with great cafes for a pit stop.
For further cultural recreation there is a wealth of things to do in Preston. The Harris Museum and Art gallery is perfect for those wanting to explore art and local history. It is not only situated...