Accommodation Masthead Lancaster University

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Accommodation for 2014/15

All Colleges have now met their target for returning students in 2014/15, and are managing a waiting list. If you would like to discuss your options, please do go and see your Residence Officer. The University also manages Chancellor's Wharf in the city centre, on the banks of the Lancaster Canal, and there are still vacancies here for individuals and groups in a variety of flats. You can find out more on our Chancellor's Wharf page.


To apply for room at Chancellor's Wharf, simply log into the Accommodation Portal and proceed from there.


New students coming to Lancaster in October will be contacted in the summer to arrange their accommodation.


Item updated 23 January 2014

Bowland Tower

Major refurbishment work to reconfigure the iconic Bowland Tower and its surrounding wings, was completed in December, with students moving in to their new rooms this month. Head to our Facebook page for a picture tour of the new Tower accommodation.


Item Added 10 January 2014

Still number one

We're delighted to be able to confirm that we have held on to the title of Best University Halls for the fourth year running in the National Student Housing Survey, and we are extremely grateful to all our residents for continuing to endorse our accommodation so positively. You can read the full story here, or find out more about the awards here.


Item Added 25 July 2013

Student experience survey

Lancaster has retained its joint second position in the 'Good Accommodation' category of the Times Higher Student Experience Survey. That's in addition to holding the top spot for three years in the National Student Housing Survey. We're grateful to all our residents that gave such positive feedback, and look forward to welcoming some new ones in September!


Item Added 29 April 2013