St George’s Student Shop In 2015

Over 7,500 students attended a star-studded VIP shopping party at St George’s Shopping Centre

TOWIE’s Joey Essex and Ex on the Beach star Vicky Pattison took part in a celebrity meet and greet

Thousands of students flocked to St George’s Shopping Centre in Preston for a star-studded VIP shopping party.

Eager shoppers queued outside the city’s biggest shopping centre ahead of the doors opening for the eighth annual Student Shop-In.

Students from across the city and beyond then gathered around the stage ahead of the arrival of the evening’s guests of honour, TOWIE star Joey Essex and Ex on The Beach favourite Vicky Pattison.

The line-up also featured Jon Clark, Hannah Elizabeth, Luis Morrison and Cally Jane Beech from ITV’s reality dating show Love Island.