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Postgraduate Open Day

Join us on Wednesday 27 February to find out more about courses, scholarships and funding for postgraduate study at Lancaster University.

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Lancaster announces new campus in Leipzig, Germany

We are pleased to announce Lancaster's first campus in mainland Europe.

Our new campus

Experience our virtual open day

Take five minutes to experience our campus with our Virtual Open Day and discover what it’s like to live and learn at Lancaster University. Explore spaces to study, live and have fun - on campus and in the nearby City of Lancaster. 

Virtual Open Day
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Lancaster leads on pioneering hand identification research

New research will investigate what makes a person’s hands unique and will call on 5,000 ‘citizen scientists’ to contribute images to the world’s first searchable database of the anatomy and variations of the human hand.

Hand identification research
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Top 10 and rising!

Top ten in all three UK league tables, we score particularly highly for student satisfaction and employability. Add in our unique colleges, community feel and international outlook, and you can see why our staff and students love being here.

Why Lancaster?


Lancaster in UK top 3 for graduate employment

The Times and Sunday Times League Table 2019 has ranked Lancaster third in the UK for graduate employment prospects. Lancaster is also the highest ranked university in the North. 

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