Student wins award for radio documentary exploring his own eye condition

Mohammed Salim Patel with his award from The Great Northern Creative Festival A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) student has been recognised for his journalistic talents after winning an award for a radio documentary he made about a degenerative eye condition that he himself suffers from. Mohammed Salim Patel, a 21-year-old final year journalism student …

Famous author and screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce opened Great Northern Creative Festival

A leading author and screenwriter has told a group of University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) students that they are the future of the industry. Frank Cottrell Boyce was the guest of honour at the Great Northern Creative Festival where he spoke to budding writers in a question and answer session. He officially opened the festival …