Lancaster University is a public research university located in Lancaster, North-West England. Welcoming students from over 120 countries around the world to its community, the university is proud of its international community and strives to offer all students a global experience.
Lancaster is a top 15 University in UK league tables:
- 12th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023
- 10th in the Complete University Guide 2024
- 11th in the Guardian University Guide 2024
Lancaster is also recognised globally:
- 5 Star rated by the QS
- 122nd in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 (making Lancaster 15th out of the 101 UK universities in the table)
- 122nd in the QS World University Rankings 2024
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. Lancaster has strong links with universities in the US and China and strategic teaching partnerships in China, Germany, Ghana and Malaysia.
Lancaster students can take advantage of the university's modern, green 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 and PCs and laptops are available for loan at no cost.
In addition to plenty of relaxing green spaces and excellent facilities, on campus 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, while 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, internships and part-time work and one-to-one advice. Careers events and workshops are held throughout the year.