A group of students sitting around benches inside Barker House Farm

Online Open Day

Your journey to Lancaster begins here! Rewatch our live stream and find out about our courses and life at Lancaster.

Welcome to our Open Day

Vice-Chancellor Professor Andy Schofield welcomes you to our Online Open Day for potential undergraduate students who are considering joining Lancaster University in 2021. In this short film, he introduces the University and tells you what you can expect from the event.

Live stream

Our live stream has now finished, but it is available to watch again until 31 July.

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Live stream schedule

TimeEventSummary
10:00am Introduction with Cat and Tai A short introduction to the day from Cat and Tai.
10:05am Welcome to Lancaster

An introduction to Lancaster University, presented by Dame Professor Sue Black, our Pro Vice-Chancellor for Engagement.

Find out what makes us who we are, about our location in the UK and the local region.

10:40am Applying to Lancaster Find out what we're looking for in an application, followed by a Q and A session with Claire Roberts from our Admissions team and Jen Birdsall from our UK Recruitment Team.
11:20am Your home at Lancaster A staff and student panel on the accommodation available at Lancaster and our collegiate system. You'll have the chance to ask staff and students any questions relating to these areas.
12:25pm Student finance A brief introduction to Student Finance England from Nichola Coleman of our Recruitment team followed by a Q and A session with Nichola, Jen Birdsall and one of our students.
12:50pm Studying at Lancaster A chance to hear from our student panel about their experiences of studying at Lancaster, including placement years, study abroad and the learning styles of different courses.
1:20pm The student experience at Lancaster A chance to ask our student panel any questions about their experiences at Lancaster and what it is like to study here.
1:50pm What next? A wrap up of the day from Cat and Tai, including how you can find out more about Lancaster, our upcoming webinars, online events and how to keep in touch.

Meet your department

An open day is where you meet your future department for the first time. Hear from our lecturers and find out and find out what your studies could look like.

Find my subject

Colleges and accommodation

Find out more about our award-winning campus accommodation and how our community is built around Lancaster's colleges.

Our location

Discover our beautiful parkland campus and the nearby city of Lancaster.

Green Lancaster

Join Darren Axe from Green Lancaster as he takes you around campus, showing you all the sustainability initiatives at Lancaster University, including our Eco Hub and the Forest of the Future. 

Sport, societies and opportunities

Hear about how you can get involved in sports at Lancaster, as a player and a spectator, including in our Roses competition with York University. Find out about societies and opportunities through our Students' Union.

Download the Sports Centre Wellbeing guide to find out more.

Hello Future

University is not only an experience, it's preparation for your future. At Lancaster, we're 3rd in the UK for graduate-level employment in the Complete University Guide 2021 with 89% of Lancaster students going into professional work or further education after graduation. Our Careers Service is here to help you throughout your time at Lancaster, and beyond.

Library and Learning Development

Lancaster's Library has been designed to provide a high quality, serious academic study environment. There is a wide choice of space for individual and group study, and an exciting new extension to the building scheduled to open in February 2021, offering events space and an additional 450 study spaces across a choice of environments.

Wellbeing and Support

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, including :

Wellbeing and support

Your global experience

At Lancaster, you'll learn from world-leading staff from around the globe, and rub shoulders with students from over 130 countries, so you'll have every chance to make international connections on your course, in societies or socially.

What starts in Lancaster can take you much further afield. You might spend a few weeks abroad as part of your course, or even study for a year with one of our partner institutions around the world. Find out more about Global Experiences.

Applying to university and student finance

Find out how to apply to Lancaster through the UCAS system and how you can fund your studies.

What next?

If you've enjoyed our Online Open Day, there's still more to explore to help you decide if Lancaster is a place for you.

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