What does Lancaster Access Programme involve?

Lancaster Access Programme offers a range of activities and experiences you can get involved in and allows you to develop your key skills for your academic studies and progressing to Lancaster University in the future.

The activities available vary depending on your year of study allowing you the flexibility to select those that most interest you and to have the opportunity to engage with Lancaster throughout your time on the programme.

During Years 9, 10 & 11 you can take part in a range of activities of part of LAP. These vary between those completed on campus, in school or at home and allow you to develop skills and experiences that you feel will be most useful.

  • Exam, Revision Skills & Stress Management Workshop
  • Student Finance & Budgeting Workshop
  • CV & Employability Skills Workshop
  • STEM On Campus Challenge Day
  • Discover Arts & Social Sciences Campus Visit Day
  • Discover Business & Management Campus Visit Day
  • All Inclusive Campus Visit

You will also have the opportunity to take part in wider projects through your school or college to gain credits for LAP.
Further details and signup for these activities are available through the LAP online portal.

In Year 12 you will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of events. These will allow you to develop your existing skills and prepare yourself for applying to University.

  • Residential Subject Summer Schools
  • Applying to Lancaster Masterclass
  • Leader at Lancaster Masterclass
  • University Life Masterclass
  • HE Ready Retreat Residential
  • Student Finance Workshop
  • Exam & Revision Skills Workshop
  • Academic Writing and Referencing Workshop
  • CV & Employability Skills Workshop
  • Science and Technology Taster Day
  • Access to Arts & Social Sciences visit
  • Access to Lancaster Management School visit
  • All Inclusive campus visit
  • Online Personal Statement Support
  • Lancaster University Open Day

You will also have the opportunity to take part in a variety of wider projects through your school or college to gain credits for LAP.
Further details and signup for these activities are available through the LAP online portal.

As you enter Year 13 will be able to complete activities and events to support your transition to University and gain credits to complete the programme. These take place throughout the year to give you the flexibility to complete them alongside your studies.

  • Leader at Lancaster Masterclass
  • University Life Masterclass
  • Student Finance Workshop
  • Exam & Revision Skills Workshop
  • Academic Writing and Referencing Workshop
  • CV & Employability Skills Workshop
  • Science and Technology Taster Day
  • All Inclusive campus visit
  • Online Personal Statement Support
  • Lancaster University Open Day
  • Lancaster University Applicant Visit Day

You will also have the opportunity to take part in a variety of wider projects through your school or college to gain credits for LAP.
Further details and signup for these activities are available through the LAP online portal.

  • Can I get involved in anything else as part of LAP?

    As a member of LAP you will have the opportunity take part in a range of activities offered through your school or college to gain further credits. These vary from campus visits to in school sessions and will be coordinated through your LAP contact teacher.

    Full details of the range of projects and activities we offer can be found on our University website.

  • What are the benefits of being involved in LAP?

    LAP provides a fantastic opportunity to take part in a variety of existing experiences alongside your studies and if you successfully complete all aspects of the programme, you will be eligible for a lower offer should you choose to apply to Lancaster University in the future.

    Further details of the process will be provided as you reach the application stage through the LAP online portal.

Want to know more? Get in touch

If you have any questions or would like to know anything more please let us know. 

You can get in touch either by email on outreach@lancaster.ac.uk or by phone on 01524 595232.