How to pay


 When, where and how to pay your tuition fees


  • Students starting in October:

    • In full by the first day of term 1 (October)
    • In 2 equal instalments due on the first day of term 1 (October) and the first day of term 2 (January)
  • Students with non-standard start dates:

    • Within 15 days of the invoice date
    • In 2 equal instalments which can be viewed from the Payment Portal facility, as soon as an invoice has been issued


Payments can be made as follows:

If you do not have an invoice you can pay in advance by selecting ‘Add Other Payments’.

  • Bank Transfer:

Bank Name: Barclays Bank

Account Name: Lancaster University

Account No: 40981516

Sort Code: 20-55-34

IBAN: GB 74 BARC 2055 3440 9815 16

BIC/Swift: BARC GB 22

Bank Address: Barclays Business Centre, Manchester City Office, PO Box 357, 51 Mosley Street, Manchester, M60 2AU

Please quote student/applicant ID and invoice number (if known) as your Reference

  • International Bank Transfer/Payment via Western Union

Lancaster University has partnered with Western Union to allow students, their families or their sponsors the opportunity to securely pay tuition and/or accommodation fees in their local currency.

To obtain a quote and payment instructions please go to the University’s Payment Portal and select International & Other Payment Methods.

Please quote student/applicant ID and invoice number (if known) with all payments

Students can also view their online fees statement, which will show any issued tuition fee invoices and payments, via the Student Portal.