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University of the Year 2018

Lancaster is The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2018. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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