Your Global Experience

A World of Opportunity at Home and Abroad


Celebrate your #LUGlobal experience every day:

 on your course, in your college, through campus life and worldwide travel.

Global Campus, Trips, Study Abroad, Travel Awards, 144 Partner Institutions

Your Global Experience is about living and learning with people from different cultures to share ideas and perspectives. Our international community is made up of students from over 100 countries, world-leading staff (30% are non-British), and an alumni network across 183 countries. Getting involved to make connections, explore the world and discover yourself. 

Make Your Lancaster experience global:

Celebrate the World at Lancaster

Study Abroad

Spend a semester or academic year studying with one of our partner institutions in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand and the USA. 

Outgoing Lancaster students
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Discover Vacation Travel

Take a two to three-week trip with your peers to the USA, China, India, Malaysia, Paris and/or Ghana during Easter and Summer breaks.

Short-term overseas opportunities

Explore Course Field Trips

Travel and connect with your department to broaden your study and career options.

What makes your Lancaster experience global?

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Alex Hunter

"Lancaster University has put the world at my fingertips. I travelled to the United States and China, yet Lancaster brings the world to campus as well via a diverse range of culturally immersive events and fun, engaging societies!" Alex Hunter 2016-2019, BA Politics & International Relations

Gerta Ramaj

"Going to a university where I have met and become close friends with people from all over the world, as well as giving me the opportunity to travel to Malaysia, has been an incredibly eye-opening and humbling experience." Gerta Ramaj 2015-2018, LLB Law

Hayley Keohane

"My study abroad year has made my experience at Lancaster a global one. Oregon State was an adventure, and my home away from home - made up of friends from across the world, diverse cultures, new ways of learning and a whole lot of fun" Haley Keohane 2015-2018, MSci Geography

Niamh Bush

"My university experience has definitely been enhanced by engaging with people from different cultures in the global communities. It has given me the opportunity to broaden my horizons and make friends for life." Niamh Bush 2016-2019, BA Linguistics and English Language

Molly McDonough

“Being able to be part of a global community at Lancaster has enriched my time here. From living with people from a variety of different cultures in college life, to be being able to experience once in a lifetime trips, my Lancaster experience is truly global.” Molly McDonough 2015-2018, BA International Relations