Student life

Lancaster has so much to offer. On our campus, in our city and in our community, you’ll find your place – whoever you are.

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Your life at Lancaster

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A guide to Lancaster's colleges

Lancaster student Abbie explains about Lancaster's nine different colleges. Our colleges can help you make friends and settle in at Lancaster.

A new adventure

At Lancaster, you'll discover new experiences and make new memories. You'll meet new people, from all walks of life, either pursuing your favourite pastimes or discovering new ones.

  • Sport and fitness

    Our extensive facilities give you access to a huge range of sports and fitness activities to choose from.

  • We have over 170 societies, offering you a choice from Harry Potter to K-Pop to Hiking or Fashion.

  • Lancaster has a thriving cultural scene. Get involved or come along and spectate.

  • Study abroad

    Follow in the footsteps of hundreds of Lancaster students and continue your university adventure overseas.

At the heart of the UK

Students at Lancaster Castle
  • Where is Lancaster?

    At the centre of the United Kingdom, Lancaster is well connected and easy to get to.

  • Getting around

    It's a short bus ride to the city centre, and we're located near to the M6 motorway.

Raiza's favourite places

Join Raiza as she takes us around her favourite spots in Lancaster city for relaxing, eating and socialising.


Sometimes life can be overwhelming, and that's no different at university. If you're experiencing something that's affecting your studies or wellbeing, we are here to help.

  • Wellbeing and support

    Lancaster has a range of specialist support services that work in partnership with your academic department and your college to offer you the right support at the right time.

  • 新加坡六合彩开奖直播 Students' Union is here to enhance every aspect of your time as a student, supporting your social life, your studies, your sporting activities, your hobbies and interests, and the causes you care about.

  • The Chaplaincy multi-faith centre

    Our multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre is a welcoming place for people of all faiths and none. It includes facilities for the Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islam and Jewish faiths and also a Muslim Prayer Room.

Why Lancaster?

We believe that Lancaster is everything a university should be. We support you through your studies, research and career.

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