Right in the heart of Great Britain, Lancaster University is everything a university should be. This top-10 UK university sets high standards and pushes people to new heights through education and research. It offers a wide selection of undergraduate and graduate courses, with an emphasis on growing the knowledge and skills students require to succeed in the workplace or further study. Lancaster is also a research-intensive university, with 35% of its research classed as world-leading and 48% classed as internationally excellent in the UK Government’s most recent independent review, the Research Excellence Framework (REF). In the last REF survey, 83% of Lancaster’s research was rated as either internationally excellent or world leading.
Lancaster University has a one-of-a-kind campus that offers students everything they need! Located on impressive 560 acres of beautifully lush parklands, the campus has a variety of well-equipped learning centres, shops, social venues, sports facilities, and study spaces. It is also a place where community matters, with a collection of colleges that offer close-knit support and a proud identity. The university has won the Campus Experience of the Year category in the 2020 College and University Business Officers Awards.
Why Lancaster University?
Campus: A buzzing and diverse learning environment, Lancaster University offers a sense of belonging to students from over 100 countries. The Students’ Union offers over 200 different clubs and societies.
Facilities: Located on 560 acres of open parkland, Lancaster University offers world-class facilities, including a state-of-the-art library and Learning Zone, new academic laboratories, a band new Health and Innovation Campus, and modern student accommodation.
Location: The university is located 10 minutes from the historic city of Lancaster which features arty, trendy coffee shops, independent theatres, live music, food and music festivals. Students make up 20% of the population and the city is well-connected to the rest of the UK (just 1 hour from Manchester or Liverpool or 2.5 hours from London, Glasgow or Edinburgh).
Career Support and Development: Specialist career consultants help students get work experience and placement opportunities with world leading companies.
Rankings Leader: Lancaster is a top-10 UK university with a TEF Gold rating (Teaching Excellence Framework) and it is highly ranked internationally – #132 out of more than 1,000 universities (QS World University Rankings, 2022).