Accommodation at Lancaster University

Accommodation

Lancaster has been rated as the UK's Best University Halls six times since 2010 in the annual National Student Housing Survey.

Living on-campus

We have a range of accommodation options available including en-suites, studio flats and townhouses, all located on campus within easy walking distance of laundry facilities, the Porters’ Lodge, social space and the Herdwick bar.

You can browse our range of accommodation options via the accommodation website. Your University rent fees include all bills (heating, lighting and electricity), internet access, plus 24-hour security during term time and general maintenance of the room.

Please note: if you request to live in an all-female flat, you are not allowed male guests at any time.

Living off-campus

You may decide you want to live off-campus – and that’s absolutely fine. Chancellor’s Wharf is the only University-managed halls of residence in the city centre and it’s available to students of all colleges. Situated on the banks of the Lancaster Canal it’s just a few minutes’ walk from the shops, pubs and frequent buses to campus.

We can also support you in finding properties to rent in the private sector with Lancaster University Homes. The LU Homes website contains lots of useful advice on how to make your decision, as well as a searchable list of University-approved properties.

Food Deliveries on and off campus

Deliveries from Campus

Wong’s Oriental Mart will be taking daily orders for any products available in the shop.

Minimum order amount for free delivery is £30.00 and delivery charge for an order under £30.00 is £3.00. Orders can be made between 12noon and 19:00 daily.

To order please use the WeChat app, ID: happyforever148

Should you have problems with ordering through the app, you can order by calling 07738351770

Fresh Food Boxes

Lancaster University Students Union are offering fresh food boxes to students arriving at Lancaster, these will be priced at £12.00 per box and at least £5.00 will be made up of fresh fruit & vegetables with milk, eggs, cheese and juice making up the rest.

It will be an order day 1 for day 2 delivery process. Orders will be limited to 50 boxes per day. Boxes are available to order on the online store via the link below:

https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/news/food-box-service-extended-to-help-students-off-campus

3 meals a day

Lancaster University are offering a daily package of 3 meals with a cold breakfast, cold lunch and an evening meal (to be heated by yourself).

The total cost per day is £17.95 and is available to on campus students only.

The menu will be available as a pdf and there will be an option to choose meat or vegetarian for that date.

Delivery will be between 7.30-9am in the morning.

Boxes are available to order from the 14th September at the following link:

https://online-payments.lancaster-university.co.uk/product-catalogue/miscellaneous

Juicafe will be taking daily orders for their regular menu & meal plans. Custom 6 day healthy meal prep plans are available to order online by 6pm Friday (11th or 18th Sept), and delivered by midday on Monday & Thursday.

Or their regular menu is available for delivery to your campus flat, from 16th-27th September. Order by 9am for delivery between by midday, or order by midday for delivery by 6pm.

You will be able to order on their Facebook page: Juicafe Facebook by clicking on the ‘ORDER FOOD’ link.

Wibbly Wobbly Burger Bar will be taking daily orders, please see their menu and prices at www.wibblywobblyburgerbar.com

Ordering is by phone as well as by Uber Eats which is being set up and should be live by the 14th September.

Payment can be made over the phone or through Uber Eats or cash (all staff will wash and sanitise hands after handling cash).

Deliveries will be a £10 minimum spend and there will be a £2 delivery charge.

Ordering through Uber Eats does add a significant charge but there is no minimum spend.

Pizzetta Republic are offering food delivery services through www.pizzetta.universityand through Just-Eat by searching: Pizzetta University

Deliveries from off campus

Supermarkets

There are also a wide range of local supermarkets which offer a delivery service to campus and local addresses:

Asda https://groceries.asda.com/

Sainsbury’s https://www.sainsburys.co.uk/shop/gb/groceries

Morrison’s https://groceries.morrisons.com/webshop/startWebshop.do

Ocado https://www.ocado.com/browse/fresh-20002

Takeaways

Just Eat https://www.just-eat.co.uk

Lancaster Eats https://lancastereats.co.uk

You’re never alone

Whether you choose to live on-campus or off-campus, you can still take advantage of all the benefits of Graduate College, including trips, welfare support and access to study spaces both on-campus, and in the City. We always do our very best to take into account the needs of all of our students so you will feel a part of our welcoming, friendly graduate community.