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Prospective Students

Thinking about coming to Lancaster? Find out what it's like to be a member of Cartmel College.

Welcome Week

Welcome Week – sometimes known as freshers' week – takes place in the week before the start of term. It includes a range of social and academic events designed to help ease you in to University life.

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Our accommodation is very popular in Cartmel College. All rooms are en-suite, with free Wi-Fi and with some beautiful views of the surrounding countryside from many of them!



At the heart of Cartmel College is our very unique facility, Barker House Farm. Converted from an old farmhouse, Barker House is home to our bar and eatery, and also boasts a large social space, and areas for students to use.

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College life

We have several sports teams including football, netball and bar spots. We also run dozens of different social events across campus and in town. These include day trips, live music in Barker House Farm, movie nights plus of course our annual Winter Ball.

College Life

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