From exemplary teaching to a campus experience packed with cultural and social opportunities, here are just ten good reasons why Lancaster is one of the very best places to live, learn and get your future off to a flying start.
We’ve invested heavily into our campus since 2002, creating new academic facilities, great teaching spaces and student social facilities, including a £20m sports centre, ranked fifth in the THE Student Experience Survey 2013.
High levels of graduate employment
Almost three quarters of students at Lancaster get graduate level jobs (Higher Education Statistics Agency).
of Lancaster students say that they are satisfied with their course according to the National Student Survey, 2012. This is higher than the sector average of 85%.
Lancaster is ranked in the top three safest cities in the UK (Complete University Guide), with some of the lowest crime rates in England and Wales.
In international league tables, Lancaster consistently ranks in the top 1% of universities.
We’re one of a handful of collegiate universities in the UK. Your college will help you settle quickly into your studies and social life on campus.
of our research is rated to be of an ‘international standard’. You can be confident that you’ll be joining a world-class research institute.
We have over 12,000 students – including 3,000 international students from over 100 countries, offering you a global perspective to your life and learning.
Our accommodation won five awards in the National Student Housing Survey’s Accommodation Awards, 2012 and we retained the title of Best University Halls for the third year running. It also retained second place in the THE Student Experience Survey 2013.
Study, work and volunteer opportunities exist in over 50 universities worldwide.