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Online Open Day

Your journey to Lancaster begins here!

Our Online Open Day is your opportunity to hear from our departments, admissions staff, students and our student support team.

Welcome and introduction to Lancaster

Watch the recording of our Welcome Talk, featuring a live intro from Dame Professor Sue Black, our Pro Vice-Chancellor for Engagement, along with some of our students.

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

If YouTube isn't available to you, you can also watch on eStream.

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Meet our departments

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.

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Information for parents and carers

If you're supporting someone who is considering university study we have dedicated information for parents, highlighting key information and dates.

Parent information