Here are ten great reasons why Lancaster is one of the very best places to live, learn and get your future off to a flying start.
We’ve invested heavily into our campus over the last decade, creating new academic facilities, great teaching spaces and social facilities, including a £20m sports centre, ranked fifth in the THE Student Experience Survey 2013.
Lancaster was recently ranked as one of the top ten most vibrant cities in the UK, thanks to its established arts scene and dynamic student population.
91% of Lancaster students say that they are satisfied with their course according to the National Student Survey, 2012. This is higher than the sector average of 85%.
Lancaster is ranked in the top four safest cities in the UK (Complete University Guide), with some of the lowest crime rates in England and Wales.
In international league tables, Lancaster consistently ranks in the top 1% of universities. 92% of our research is rated to be of an ‘international standard’.
8 Undergraduate Colleges
We’re one of only a handful of collegiate universities in the UK. Your college will help you settle quickly into your studies and social life on campus.
As well as social and sporting events on campus, the Students’ Union owns The Sugarhouse nightclub in the city centre, with free return buses to campus.
Dynamic Student Community
We have over 12,000 students – including 3,000 international students from over 100 countries, offering you a global perspective to your life and learning.
The UK's Best University Halls
Our accommodation won five awards in the National Student Housing Survey’s Accommodation Awards 2012, including Best University Halls for the fourth year running. It also retained second place in the THE Student Experience Survey 2013.
Study, work and volunteer opportunities exist in over 50 universities worldwide.