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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 are providing free English classes for adults (18+) who do not have English as a first language.  These classes are available online using Zoom. We have two classes, an elementary (Entry 1) class and an upper-intermediate class (Entry 3+).

Our classes are on:

Monday 13:00 – 15:00

Tuesday 13:00 – 15:00

Thursday 13:00 – 15:00

Friday 11:00 – 13:00

Please click on the links to join the English lessons:

Elementary class [Entry 1]:

Upper-intermediate class [Entry3+]

There is no need to enrol or book onto the lessons, just drop in. Please contact [email protected] for more details.

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

St Cuthberts Church

English lessons every Tuesday 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