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Why Lancaster?

 Among the best in the UK, Lancaster University is somewhere you can belong.

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Global Lancaster

Lancaster University has partnerships all around the world, including four strategic teaching partnerships in China, Germany, Ghana and Malaysia. These enhance the global experience available to our students, enrich our curriculum and create opportunities for collaboration on world-leading, transformative research.

Global Lancaster
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Leipzig Old Town Hall, Germany
Students standing amongst the plants and flowers at the eco hub.

7th best in the UK for Sustainability

Sustainability is at the heart of Lancaster University. We are now ranked 7th in the UK and joint 26th in the world in the new QS World University Rankings: Sustainability, which measures and compares sustainable impact from universities across the globe. We declared a climate emergency in 2020 and aim to become carbon neutral by 2035. Discover more about our sustainability strategy, our world-leading research and our achievements so far.

Sustainability at Lancaster

Lancaster ranked 1st in North and 8th in England for student satisfaction

Lancaster University has been given an overall satisfaction score of 83.6% in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS), ranking 1st in the North, 8th in England and 11th in the UK when compared to other universities.

National Student Survey 2022
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  • Alumni

    As a Lancaster graduate you join a growing global family. Discover ways to stay in touch.

  • Business

    Our experts could help you grow your business. Read more about our services, from consultancy to executive education.

  • Events

    You don't have to be a student to get involved. Find out about public lectures, exhibitions and community events.