Welcome to Lancaster!
Lancaster is a vibrant and cosmopolitan university city, home to around 15,000 students from all over the world. It's a compact city, making it easy to live and study here.
The town is in a great location, close to the sea, hills and mountains. The campus is just a ten minute walk from the town centre.
On campus, our facilities are excellent. Students have access to our library with a diverse collection of over 160,000 items covering most subject areas, a sports complex and all weather pitch on site.
The historic town of Lancaster has all the high street stores as well as small specialist shops. There are many lively pubs, clubs and restaurants, three theatres, cinemas and an eclectic music scene.
Real students, real opinions
“Lancaster is very friendly, with lots of students from UoC and Lancaster Uni. It's easy to pop into town. I always feel safe and that I'm getting good value for money. The university staff are great, I love it here.” – Jess, Occupational Therapy
“One of the best kept secrets is how fun it is staying around at weekends. Definitely value for money for nights out. It is certainly safe and I have never had any problems.” – Chris, Sport and Exercise Science
“It’s just the right size. It’s like living in a city, but not like living in a city at the same time” – Sian, Primary Education
“It’s a nice night out. Even at 3am it doesn’t feel rough” – Laura, Primary Education