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Lancaster University

About Lancaster

Find out all about Lancaster

  • Lancaster is a city and the county town of Lancashire, England. It is situated on the River Lune. Lancaster encompasses several outlying settlements, including neighbouring Morecambe.
  • Lancaster is a city in northwest England. On a hilltop, the medieval Lancaster Castle has antique furniture, 19th-century prison cells and views of the River Lune. Lancaster City Museum features displays on the city’s history and its army regiment in a Georgian building.
  • Williamson Park offers woodland walks, a butterfly house and coastal views.

Lancaster University Facts

  • Lancaster University is a collegiate university in the UK city of Lancaster and a member of the N8 Research Partnership.
  • The university dates back to 1947 when a public meeting in Lancaster supported the proposal for a university college to be founded in the city. Today, the campus occupies a picturesque, 360-acre parkland site three miles from the city centre.
  • Lancaster is one of just a few universities within the UK to have a collegiate system. It is home to nine colleges overall, eight for undergraduate students and one for postgraduates.
  • Lancaster has a strong reputation globally. Its international partnerships with higher education institutions include Sunway University College in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the GD Goenka World Institute in India, COMSATS in Pakistan, and the Brazil- based Federal University of Lavras.
  • Lancaster is consistently voted one of the best-value universities for students and its student halls often win awards too.


Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YW

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