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Lancaster - City, Hub and Heartland
Lancaster is a place of quality, scale and magnitude. Our new story reflects where we have come from, but more importantly where and how Lancaster can grow and develop in the future.Lancaster's story
Experience our virtual open day
Take five minutes to experience our campus with our Virtual Open Day and discover what it’s like to live and learn at Lancaster University. Explore spaces to study, live and have fun - on campus and in the nearby City of Lancaster.Virtual Open Day
Lancaster in UK top 3 for graduate employment
The Times and Sunday Times League Table 2019 has ranked Lancaster third in the UK for graduate employment prospects. Lancaster is also the highest ranked university in the North.Read more
From Lapland to Lancaster
Born and raised in Lapland, Dr Teea Palo (Marketing) has worked as an elf for the real Santa himself, working in candle light and in temperatures of -40 degrees to welcome excited guests to Finland to visit Santa’s grotto.
Her upbringing inspired her later career, with Teea’s interest in Christmas forming a key part of her academic studies.Find out more
'The business of Santa Claus in Lapland – a magical marketing gift'
Dr Teea Palo's hometown in Lapland was transformed by Christmas. She now researches the ‘market’ of Christmas and in this blog for The Conversation, talks about how the magical, ‘authentic’ experience of Christmas in Lapland has been created.
Lancaster in world top 50 for Arts and Humanities
Lancaster has risen 10 places to joint 44th in The Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2019 by subject for Arts and Humanities.Read more