Students with Families

Lancaster and its surrounding areas are a great place for families to live, thanks to the unique combination of facilities across the city, coast and countryside. The city itself boasts numerous galleries, museums and attractions to keep children entertained, and has a number of excellent schools. On campus, there is a strong community of postgraduate students with young families, with a whole host of support services available.

Facilities available to Families at Lancaster University include:

  • Employment support via Careers.
  • Volunteering opportunities via LUSU Involve.
  • English Language Classes – now on Wednesday.
    The classes take place on Wednesdays during term time between 10.30am and 12.30pm in the Chaplaincy Centre Quiet Room. All abilities are welcome. You can also choose to have an hour a week additional tuition. Please email for more information and if you would like to take part.

Facilities and Services on campus include:

Support groups on campus include:

  • Fylde College's Family Room can be booked for family events via the College Administrator at Fylde Office.

Support groups off campus include:

  • Friends International Lancaster is part of Friends International which is a national Christian charity. We provide the opportunity for International Students of any nationality or faith the opportunity to meet together, make friends and learn about local culture and customs.

Other useful resources: