Lake Carter

The campus and the city

Lancaster has so much to offer. Discover new experiences and make new memories. Meet new people from all walks of life. Find your place on our campus, in our city and in our community.

Our campus is the complete setting for your life and your studies, with sports facilities, shops, places to relax and socialise and study spaces to suit your mood.

A place to live

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Award-winning campus accommodation

Make your home on campus in our award-winning accommodation. Take your pick from en suite rooms, standard rooms, townhouses, studios and family flats. Whichever you choose, you'll be welcomed into one of our friendly colleges.


Picture yourself in our award-winning accommodation

Our student ambassador Maria takes a look at how different students have decorated their campus rooms and made themselves a home away from home.

Making a home away from home

A place to study

Students in the Library atrium

Our campus is made for learning. Our library, in the heart of campus, has 1,300 technology-enabled workspaces and is built around a central atrium filled with natural light - home to our library's indoor tree.

As well as our library, you can head to the Learning Zone for relaxed group working spaces available 24/7, a learning lab for computers and printers, or to our woodland pods when you feel like a calm space away from it all.

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A place to make friends and relax

However you like to take time-out from your studies, Lancaster has you covered with lots of facilities and opportunities to help you socialise, chill and keep fit.

The city of Lancaster

Lancaster is an ancient city with a modern outlook and a great place to make your home. It's a friendly city with lots to explore and enjoy and a great base from which to explore the rest of the UK. Find out what our city has to offer, and how you can make it your home from home.

The city on your doorstep

Maps and travel

Lancaster University lies approximately 3 miles south of the City of Lancaster. The city is within 70 miles of Manchester’s International Airport and well served by road and public transport links.

Maps and directions

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