Classes for Sanctuary seekers / Asylum seekers / Refugees in the Preston area

The main centre for learning English and getting qualifications is Preston’s College.  Asylum seekers and refugees can register for free courses.

Click this link for details   

UCLAN provides free English classes for people who do not have English as a first language.  

Monday 15:00 – 16:00 / 16:00 – 17:00

Tuesday 15:00 – 16:00 / 16:00 – 17:00

Thursday 15:00 – 16:00 / 16:00 – 17:00

Friday 11:00 – 12:00 / 12:00 – 13:00

Classes take place at the Greenbank building, rooms 347 and 348.  These are drop-in classes, no need to book or enrol.

There are also more informal classes and conversation practice groups such as.

St Cuthberts Church

English lessons every Wednesday from 10:30.  The address is: Lytham Road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3AR.  For more information contact [email protected]


Pukar have ESOL classes along with classes to help IT and health literacy. Pukar’s address is: 3 Oakham Court, Preston, PR1 3XP.  For the full timetable see