Lancaster University is an internationally highly-ranked leader in the provision of inspiring teaching and research. It is one of only a handful of universities with a collegiate system which has helped to forge a strong sense of identity and loyalty, and continues to be a distinctive feature of student life at Lancaster. Students from one hundred countries make up a thriving community based around it’s nine colleges, creating a culturally diverse campus in a location that boasts the combination of city, coast and countryside. Lancaster’s vision is to become a university that is globally significant , a leader in higher education that provides the highest quality research and teaching, and engages locally and internationally on the issues and debates of the day and future. Driven by research, and stimulating learning, the globally significant university informs and changes practice and thinking worldwide.
Lancaster offers a wealth of acclaimed academic staff who guide and support the academic development of it’s students. It conducts research at the highest international level, creating new knowledge and sharing the benefits of this with the students, partners and users. The university marries academic excellence with practical impact, valuing rigorous research and high standards and also working with industry, business and companies to ensure the relevance of it’s research and teaching.
The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg , just three miles from Lancaster City Centre. Located on a beautiful campus in the North West of England, the University places great emphasis on a strong student experience and employability and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field. Lancaster's community extends far beyond the campus with research, teaching and student exchange partnerships with leading universities and institutions in 24 countries around the world.
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