Applicant Visit Days

The Department of Languages & Cultures holds a number of Applicant Visit Days from January until March.  On these days, prospective students who have received an offer of a place can visit the university campus to learn more about life at Lancaster, and to hear from staff and some of our final-year students about our undergraduate courses.

The dates of our visit days for 2018 will be:

Saturday 27 January 2018
Saturday 10 February 2018 
Saturday 3 March 2018 
Saturday 17 March 2018

Registering for an Applicant Visit Day

As soon as you have been made an offer you will be able to book your place for an Applicant Visit Day via the iLancaster app.   You should have received an email with your log on details (for a reminder of your log on details, please contact iss-service-desk@lancaster.ac.uk, or phone 01524 510987).

Alternatively, you can book your place at m.lancaster.ac.uk/openbooking/, or by contacting our Admissions Coordinator at langadmit@lancaster.ac.uk.

A brief provisional programme for the Visit Day is given below, but we will write to you with more detailed information after you have been made an offer.

Programme for the Day

9.00am:               Optional early-bird - Campus and Accommodation Tour or Mini Campus Tour

11.00am:             Registration and Welcome refreshments

11.30am:             Languages and Cultures Department Talk

12.15pm:             Subject Taster Session-Languages and Cultures

1.00pm:               Lunch - An opportunity to talk informally with staff and students from the
                           Department of Languages and Cultures about their experiences of the Year
                           Abroad and life in DeLC

2.00pm:               Welcome to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences:
                           Dr Willem Hollman, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

2.15pm:               Careers and Placements Talk

2.55pm                Joint majors: Second Subject Session

2.45pm                Campus and Accommodation Tours or Accommodation Viewings

4.00pm                Applicant Visit Day closes

Joint Degree Applicants

If you are applying to study a joint degree (or major/minor combination) with another non-language subject in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Criminology, English Literature, History, Philosophy, or Politics), you will spend the morning with the Department of Languages and Cultures, and in the afternoon you will meet your second department.

If you have applied for a joint degree with a subject outside the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Mathematics or Computing), we encourage you to attend on one of the following dates, when a representative from your joint major department will be available to talk to you:                         

French / German / Spanish Studies and Mathematics

•             Saturday 27 January 2018
•             Saturday 3 March 2018

French / German / Spanish Studies and Computing                        

•             Saturday 27 January 2018             
•             Saturday 3 March 2018