A top ten university
Lancaster University ranks as one of the UK’s top 10 universities as a world-class centre for teaching. Situated in the beautiful Lancashire countryside, an hour from Manchester and the Lakes, the University benefits from the historic city of Lancaster and its vibrant arts community.
Over 12,000 students study here on one of the safest campuses in the UK. One of only a handful of collegiate universities in the UK, we welcome each student to one of our colleges on campus. Your college is independent to your field of study, creating a supportive student environment to help you settle into your studies and social life.
Outstanding student satisfaction
Students at Lancaster University are among the most satisfied in the UK, with 9/10 final year undergraduates satisfied with their overall experience, placing Lancaster as the top university in the North West in the 2015 National Student Survey.
Investment in our students
Lancaster has seen over £450 million invested into the campus to create new academic facilities, student social facilities, and improved teaching spaces. We have confidence in our student accommodation, having won the National Student Housing award for 'Best University Halls' for six years running.
Lancaster University has an award winning careers service and runs a wide range of initiatives to help students to increase their employability, including a professional agency for graduate recruitment; The Lancaster Award, a non-academic certificate; and indefinite careers support for alumni. Upon graduating, 97% of all Lancaster students go into work or further study within six months.
With superb road, rail, air and sea links nearby, Lancaster provides a fast and easy gateway to national and international destinations. If you think Lancaster might be for you, why not visit on an Open Day this summer?