Visit Us

‌We offer prospective students and their families a range of opportunities to visit the campus, our facilities, attend talks and demonstrations, and chat one-to-one with the department's academic staff.

Open Days

We hold campus-wide Open Days, which are a great opportunity to discover more about the degrees we offer whilst meeting with staff and students from your department to help you to build a picture of what it might be like to study here.

The Environment Centre will be open throughout the day where you can talk to the Admissions Tutors, look around our teaching facilities and take part in research demonstrations with our academic staff. You'll also hear about our amazing overseas field trips, get a flavour of the career opportunities your degree may lead to and be able to find out about everything you'll need to know about studying at the Lancaster Environment Centre.

Our 2017 Open Days are:

  • Friday 14th July
  • Saturday 15th July
  • Saturday 2nd September

In addition, you can visit our award winning accommodation, Students' Union, Colleges and is your opportunity to experience life as a student at Lancaster. 

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Campus Tour Extra

As well as regular Campus Tours, which are regularly held on Monday and Wednesday afternoons, there are additional opportunities to visit the Lancaster Environment Centre during a Campus Tour Extra. These are held on Wednesday afternoons throughout the year and are a great opportunity to find out more about studying at Lancaster. Take a tour of our 560-acre campus and visit the Environment Centre to talk to the Admissions Tutor for your subject at the end of your visit.

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Applicant Visit Days

Want the chance to sample life here? All of our applicants are offered the chance to participate in one of our exciting Applicant Visit Days.  You’ll get a taste of life in the Department by taking part in an exciting lab practical in our brand new, state-of-the-art teaching laboratories.

You may have visited our campus before but this is your chance to really get to know us.  Our Applicant Visit Days include more detailed talks and tours than our drop in afternoons, and also the opportunity to chat one-to-one with our students and staff. We hope by the end of your visit you’ll see just why our students are really love Lancaster! 

The easiest way to book on to a Visit Day is to use the iLancaster App. Alternatively, you can book via here

Complimentary overnight accommodation

For those of you travelling more than three hours to visit us, why not take up our offer of complimentary overnight accommodation? We offer you accommodation on the night prior to (or following) the Applicant Visit Day in our campus bed and breakfast rooms, with the cost of this being covered by us.

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