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More than learning. Belonging.

There's a place for everyone. This is yours.

The place for you

For us, Lancaster is everything a university should be. It's somewhere you can belong, a community to join with a collection of colleges that offer close-knit support and a proud identity.  

We set high standards, and we challenge, pushing people to new heights. But we also support, guiding people through their studies, research and careers.

A top 10 university

Lancaster University is among the best in the UK. Top 10 in all three major national league tables, we also have a TEF Gold rating for teaching and we're highly ranked in international league tables such as the QS World Rankings.

Our reputation

A place for everyone

Come to Lancaster and find your place - on our campus, in our city and in our community. From the facilities you need on campus, to the historic city on your doorstep, Lancaster is made for learning.

Our campus and city

Nine colleges, one home

Colleges are central to the Lancaster University experience. It's where you live, but more than that, it's a place to socialise and a support network too. The difference our colleges make can't be overstated. For 'collegiate' read 'supportive', 'friendly', 'fun' and 'open'.

Our colleges

Hello future

Lancaster is ranked 3rd in the UK for graduate-level employment in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, with 89% of Lancaster students going into professional work or further education after graduation.

Not everyone has their future planned out when they arrive at University, but whatever's right for you, we're here to help.

Hello Future

Your global experience

Your Global Experience at Lancaster University is about joining our international community on campus to share ideas and perspectives. Take it further with study abroad options and other travel opportunities.

Get involved to make connections, explore the world and discover yourself. 

Your Global Experience