Campus and Community Life

Find out what's happening on campus including events, food and drink outlets, sports and Green Lancaster activities.  


What's on when

This webpage is being regularly updated to keep you up to date on all the activities and events available to you. The events below are just some of the things that are going on in and around the University and there's even more on the Student Portal too.

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Look after your health and wellbeing

Sport Lancaster is a partnership between Lancaster University & the Students’ Union bringing together all sporting opportunities on offer to you at Lancaster University.

Lancaster University Sports Centre with its top of the range facilities enable you to successfully engage in competitive sport, recreational sport and any health and wellbeing activities that you may wish to take part in.

Whether you have been playing since childhood or just want to try something new, we can provide you with the chance to play your sport, be it inter varsity, inter college or in local leagues, there really is something for everyone!

Our multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre includes facilities for the Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islam and Jewish faiths and also a Muslim Prayer Room.

Campus is also home to a dental practice, pharmacy and health centre, which is part of the city's Lancaster Medical Practice group.

Barker House Farm Food

Food & Drink Outlets

Here on campus we have a diverse range of dining options. 


From our very own bar and restaurant converted from an old farmhouse, to Greggs and even Juicafe, the go to spot for some smoothie goodness! Not to mention some great spots to pick up some home comforts and enjoy brunch with your new friends.

We understand that everyone is different, and has their own dietary requirements. At many of our eateries, we offer delicious vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options to cater to all your foodie needs.

Opening Times

You can check the opening times of all our campus outlets and services but to make this a little easier we've highlighted some key services below.


Mon- Sat 7am - 11pm. Sunday 8am - 11pm.

Central Stores

Monday – Saturday 9am - 6pm. Sunday 10am – 6pm.


7 days a week 11am - 1am

Pizzetta Republic

7 days a week 8am - 10pm

Guan Zi Restaurant

Monday - Saturday 11am - 10pm


Monday - Saturday 8am - 10pm. Sunday 9am - 10 pm.


Monday - Friday 6:30am - 6:30pm. Saturday 7:30am - 5pm. Sunday 8:30am - 4pm.

Up to speed with the new parcel collection system? A new system has been implemented that carefully follows Government guidelines to reduce contact between students and couriers.

Parcel Collection Point Times
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Support services

Lancaster has a range of specialist support services that work in partnership with your academic department and your college to offer you the right support at the right time.

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More useful links

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Latest update on Library Services

Book an individual study space in the Library via the booking system. You’ll need your Library card and a face mask. Click the link to find out more.