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Ahren Hart

9th February 2018
So different from where I am from a constant busy city with loads to do, from a range of food from Chinese to simple English food and buffets and the nightlife is some of the best and cheapest. And you can get to anyone in the country easily due to there transport such as trains, coaches and buses running regularly
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Josh Hallows

12th February 2018
Quite a few clubs, loads of places to eat, 2 shopping centres, great atmosphere. The university isn't as good as the city deserves
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Kieran Mccallum

24th January 2018
Shit.
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Anonymous

24th January 2018
The city is more like a town but there is more than enough stuff to do to keep you busy from nights out to a new bowling alley and mini golf area that has just opened up
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Anonymous

17th January 2018
I don't go out much but i had fun the one time i did food places are good, i usually just go to the local shop good value for money and i go to the local comic shops
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Rilwan Kess-momoh

3rd February 2018
The city itself has its main attractions in town and also by the docks , really student friendly and easily reachable
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Anonymous

25th January 2018
Aldi is a 10-15 minute walk away, the city centre is also the same which makes it convenient. There are many pubs and clubs around the city centre so there is something for everyone. There are a variety of restaurants including fast food outlets and there are two shopping centres.
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Anonymous

2nd December 2017
The location was brilliant. Close to university lecture buildings- which meant more sleep for me ha. Close the the shops and bars and the nightlife. Not a bad distance from the main attractions of Liverpool like the docks, the cathedral and museums etc.
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Anonymous

20th February 2018
Very good night life open late easy transport shops are good lots of places to eat, two shopping centres and shops outside too plus another retail park further out and another near the footfkktball grounds
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Anonymous

23rd February 2018
placed in the heart of Preston, with so many food options from all over the world, and plenty of shopping choices there is something for everyone.
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Zoe Morris

28th July 2018
The location is great it is near everything, halls, nightlife, shopping, takeaways and right in the centre, easy to navigate and also the train station isn’t to far away I come from the country and this is ideal for me as it’s easy to find everything and to get to one side of campus to the other is 20/25 minutes (I do have small legs so could be quicker for other people)
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Selina Pickles

14th June 2018
Preston University is situated around a ten minute walk from the city centre. This means that the noise from the local night clubs doesn't disturb anyone in the halls of residence making it a nice place to live. Shops like aldi and poundland are pretty close by and there is a co-op on campus open in term times. There is also an on site bar with events on most nights including karaoke and quizzes and a Starbucks in the atrium. On the way back from the night clubs to the halls, there are plenty of takeaways on route. There are several night clubs that cater to different music tastes. Switch nightclub houses three floors of different music like r&b, pop and club/ house music. Much like switch, warehouse nightclub also houses three floors though is a much smaller establishment with floors playing things like rock and emo, indie, and retro which is my personal favorite on a Friday night. There is also pop world, glovers, evoke ( not correct spelling), and a few others but rift is the only one open till 6am though entry stops around 3. Preston houses two witherspoons, they are great on price and taste and you will struggle to beat there 2 for £10 pitchers price unless you go to ships and giggles. Ships and giggles is where me and my friends spend most of our evenings during term time. It's more or less on campus and has a lovely and friendly atmosphere. They do £5 pitchers of cocktails and have a variety of very creative shots. There are two games stations and a pool table. They house events like karaoke and open mic nights. They have a lovely little beer garden round the back which fitting with the theme of the bar, has bobbins for tables. The only location problem I can think of in Preston is how far the cinema is away. It's almost in the next town over and you have to get a taxi there. But it's big and fancy and we'll worth the fare. There's a train station in the centre of Preston at the end of the main high street. The huge buss station is easy enough to find as its at the other side of the newly refurbished market. Both are around a 15 minute walk from campus. The high street hosts a large variety of shops including plenty of big brands. Primary is definitely a favourite and walking towards it you can't help but take a short detour into Lush.
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Hashim Mulla

9th June 2018
Fantastic staff around the campus. Never a dull day. So many activites to do from playing table tennis and pool to sitting in a libarary and going to eat. There's always something to do and the University of Central Lancashire ( UCLAN). There is also a fantastic park near by, located 10 min away from campus . Avenham Park is a gorgeous place to relax ,soak in the sun and enjoy the lovely view. If you're ever feeling peckish head down to the pavillion in the park and feast on lovely cakes and biscuits as well as thirst quenching hot drinks.
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Anonymous

12th August 2018
Such a good place to go university. Everything as a student is around you which is just perfect. The university itself is great it offers a variety of services in order to support students all the way through there studies. There is social events that can help you branch out to others and socialise aswell as areas you can study 24/7 for those dreadful deadlines.
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Hannah Ashton

11th August 2018
Preston has everything you could need in regard to a range of shopping options, nightlife and eating out to suit a student budget! There are some nice places to go out too including avenham park or the entertainment at the guild hall- from shows to bowling. Preston is also great for transportation to local areas and beautiful countryside, but also great for most major cities- Manchester and Liverpool close by, but also 2 hours to London or Edinburgh. The city of Preston isn't massive, so would likely suit an individual who doesn't want an overwhelmingly big or bustling place to live, but instead enjoys the convince of having everything close by or the hustle and bustle of big cities easily accessed when wanted. The city is also under great redevelopment making it an exciting and increasingly great place to live. I would argue there is probably a little bit of something for everyone when you know where to look!
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Anonymous

8th August 2018
Preston is a small city, but a city regardless. It has a few good clubs, there should be something for everyone. There are quite a few good restaurants to find in the city centre, from chains like Nandos, Pizza Express, and some lovely independent or smaller ones to be found that can be good value for money.
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Anonymous

10th July 2018
Better than I expected when I found out I’d be going here but still very dead and boring town. Quite rough, known to be where people who failed their alevels go to uni
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Anonymous

1st July 2018
Fabulous place to meet friend and enjoy a good night out. Activities and events are always happening.
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Anonymous

29th June 2018
Preston is a small city, it has everything you need without being huge and overwhelming. Great high street for shopping and lots of unique restaurants and cafes to chill out in. Night life is good with two main clubs, but they always have events on and have a good atmosphere. Preston has many different retail parks to shop in, with two main cinemas. One of the cinemas is situated at the docks. This is a lovely place for runners, dog walkers and just simply to chill out and have a few drinks by the water. There’s a few restaurants here aswell so you can make a day of it. With blackpool being close by if you want a bit more than Preston has to offer you can just jump on a train and in 30mins you’ll be in the holiday town where you can go clubbing, go on the theme park or chill on the beach. In my opinion Preston has something for everyone, and can be enjoyed by all.
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Anonymous

28th June 2018
Preston is the capital city of Lancashire. It is home to the University of Central Lancashire which is currently expanding its campus to incorporate a new engineering building, student union facility and masterplan. Near the university itself there are lots of places to eat on Friergate Street. It is also about a 10 minute walk to the town centre.
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