For students preparing to study at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), the fantastic accommodation at Brunel Court should be top of your list. Located in Preston, just ten minutes from UCLAN, it is ideal for anyone wanting to fully experience student life. Brunel Court comprises a range of high-quality accommodation, such as en suite rooms and apartments.
Preston is a friendly, lively and vibrant city in the North West of England. Being positioned only a short distance from the coast, the Lake District and larger cities Liverpool and Manchester, there is a huge amount to do on your doorstep.
The student nightlife in Preston is fantastic. This small city packs a lot in so there should be something here to suit everyone. For an added bonus, Preston student nights are ranked as one of the cheapest in the UK, with an average pint coming in at around £3.50. Perfect for those on a budget.
For a perennial student favourite, the perfect place to start is the Adelphi. Situated at the top of Friargate, this large pub has a heated beer garden and plenty of attractive offers, making it one of the best student bars Preston has to offer. It's normally busy so consider getting there early, especially if it's one of their special nights. Down the same road are some other fantastic student-friendly pubs including Roper Hall, the Lamb and Packet and Greyfriars.
For student bars Preston has a number that offer craft beer. Try The Continental who also have some great live music and an idyllic location next to the river. The Ferret combines cask ale with live rock music and US-style smokehouse food.
Further into town, your perfect Preston student nights may consist of a visit to one of the central bars. These include Winedown, a cool basement wine bar and deli counter with over 250 wines on offer. For a special night, consider Kuckoo for their fantastic cocktails with an indie rock 'n' roll vibe. Another cocktail bar is ReView in Preston Guild Hall, with its 360 degree bar. With an eclectic decor and plenty of space, Lofty's Cocktail Emporium is an upmarket experience, as is Stratos, which is open until 3am and has live music and DJs at the weekend.
Student nightlife in Preston includes a thriving club scene. Evoque is a large multi-level club with dancefloors playing chart music. There are VIP booths and packages available and it also hosts live music. The Warehouse is the iconic alternative club in Preston, with three floors of indie and rock music and it has a distinguished pedigree having once been favoured by Joy Division. With four different rooms, Switch Nightclub, offers something for most tastes.
Live music is available at a number of venues around the city with some already mentioned. The University Students Union plays host to some fantastic acts at 53 degrees, which is just over the road from The Ferret, which also has indie, rock music and open mic nights.
Whatever your tipple, whatever music you like, Preston is sure to have the night out to suit you.