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A rich and fulfilling student life encompasses so much more than studying for a qualification which, in itself, will enrich your mind and improve your future professional life. Attractions in Preston are as varied as the students who choose to make this vibrant city their home, so let’s take a few minutes to explore some of the things that you could choose to enjoy during your time at university.
Alcohol-Free Attractions in Preston
If pubs, clubs and bars aren’t really your thing or you are looking for some other ways to fill your time when you’re not on campus, the good news is that there are no shortages of exciting student activities in Preston. This means that whether you’re looking to wind down after a busy day on campus or bond with your new flatmates at the weekend, you’ll never run out of things to see, do and enjoy.
From leisurely afternoons exploring one of the city’s many museums and art galleries to wandering through the shopping centres and exploring the marina and docks, Preston offers a wide range of free activities that will keep you occupied even when budgets are tight.
For students looking for some higher energy activities in Preston, the city’s trampoline park, go karting track, adventure park and escape rooms will hit the spot. The Palace cinema is a staple city attraction and there are also a range of crafty activities including pottery classes for those looking to explore their creativity.
Taking Preston Leisure Activities to Another Level
Level is an all-in-one entertainment and leisure venue in Preston offering a variety of activities across multiple levels. From miniature golf and laser tag to karaoke, obstacle courses and arcade machines, when we say there’s something for everyone under one roof at Level, we’re certainly not exaggerating.
Spend Time Exploring your Passions with UCLAN’s Students’ Union Societies
There are an abundance of student activities in Preston and the Students’ Union at the University of Central Lancashire works hard to provide students with the opportunity to join a variety of different societies in order to meet new people who share similar interests. With more than 150 societies to choose from, whether you’re a keen cheerleader, avid reader, have a passion for politics or anything in between, making new like-minded friends shouldn’t be a struggle.
At Brunel Court in Preston Leisure Activities are Never too Far Away
Students choosing to make Brunel Court their home during their time at university often won’t even need to leave the comfort of their accommodation to enjoy some leisure time with their new friends. Our central social space houses a ping pong table, dartboard, PS4 and pool table, and our landscaped outside spaces are ideal for a range of outdoor events and BBQs. We’ve also got a gym, entertaining kitchen space, cinema, and retro arcade room filled with two retro consoles and five arcade cabinets.
Preston is a unique city that successfully retains its traditional heritage whilst offering students the lively vibrant atmosphere that is primed to enhance your university experience. In addition to everything the city has to offer, Liverpool and Manchester are only a short distance away, as is a beautiful coastline and the world-renowned Lake District. With so much to offer, your student experience in Preston is certain to deliver.