Lancaster University

United Kingdom

About the University

Located on a wonderful campus in the North-West of England and offering students access to universities that are experts in their field, the University places great emphasis on a strong student experience and employability. 

Lancaster is one of only a few universities in the UK that has a collegiate system. This contributes to forging a strong sense of identity and loyalty and continues to characterize Lancaster's student life. 

A thriving community of around nine colleges comprises students from 100 countries and creates a cultural campus, in a place where towns, coasts and countryside are combined.



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Campus Life

The university has a 560-acre parkland campus that provides excellent green spaces for students. There is also a state-of-the-art sport centre and a 24/7 library.

 Students have access to nine college bars, five cafes and restaurants and numerous food outlets. With award winning teaching facilities, as well as specialist laboratories, students are well provided for.

Student life

Lancaster University offers a diverse, exciting and international student life focused on a welcoming college community and friendly atmosphere. Undergraduates are part of one of nine colleges, even if you live off-campus, which will form the foundation of your time at Lancaster. 

Colleges have around 1000 students each and their own facilities and support services, allowing them to become a home from home. There are also a broad range of social events, including winter balls and summer parties and students can represent their college in sports and university events. 

he university also has over 200 clubs and societies, as well as volunteering projects and study groups. 


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14465 Students
14465 Students

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