Lancaster University is a public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire. The university is proud of its international community and aims to offer all students a global experience, welcoming students from over 120 countries around the world.
Lancaster is a top 15 University in UK league tables.
- 11th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
- 11th in the Complete University Guide 2022
- 13th in the Guardian University Guide 2022
Lancaster is also climbing in world university rankings.
- 122nd in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022
- 132nd out of more than 1,000 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2022
The university has an extensive network of teaching and research links around the world, many of which provide exciting opportunities for students to study or work abroad. There are strong links with universities in the US and China. Lancaster also has teaching partnerships in China, Germany, Ghana and Malaysia.
Lancaster students can take advantage of the university's modern campus. Open 24/7 during term time, the freshly renovated library offers more than 1,200 workspaces and silent and quiet study areas to suit all learning styles. Power sockets can be found throughout the whole library to charge devices, and PCs and laptops are available for loan at no cost.
In addition to plenty of relaxing green spaces, there's an art gallery and concert hall, a theatre, cinema, restaurants, cafes, bars, a post office and hair salons.
Students receive quality teaching from passionate staff and life after university is also a key focus at Lancaster University. The careers service offers specialist support, including programmes designed to enhance employability and increase opportunities for international students. Students can also go there for help with applying for jobs and one-to-one advice. Careers events and workshops are held throughout the year.