Lancaster University is a public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, consistently ranking within the top ten in three major UK university league tables. The university is proud of its international community and aims to offer all students a global experience during their time there, with students coming from over 100 countries around the world.
Lancaster University has a huge number of teaching and research links around the world which provide exciting opportunities for students to study or work abroad. There are strong links with universities in the U.S. and China. Lancaster also has teaching partnerships in Germany, Ghana, China and Malaysia.
Lancaster students can take advantage of the modern campus, with facilities ranked within the top ten in the Times Higher Student Experience Survey 2018. Open 24/7 during term time, the freshly renovated library offers more than 1,200 workspaces and silent and quiet study areas. Power sockets can be found throughout the whole library to charge all devices, and PCs and laptops are available for loan.
With plenty of relaxing green spaces, the campus has much on offer for student services and entertainment. There’s an art gallery and concert hall, a theatre, restaurants, cafés, bars, a charity shop, a hairdressing salon, and even an ice cream parlour.
Students are taught by passionate staff who, through the most recent Teaching Excellence Framework, have been recognised for the quality of their education. Beyond the classroom there is a careers centre students can utilise, which provides assistance from searching and applying for jobs to writing cover letters and CVs. Careers events and workshops are put on throughout the academic year, and students can receive one-to-one advice through sessions with a careers advisor.
The university is third in the UK for graduate-level employment in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and the Complete University Guide 2020, with 89 percent of Lancaster students going into professional work or further education after graduation.