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Lancaster University

In under 50 years Lancaster University has established a global reputation as a centre for research, scholarship and teaching with an emphasis on employability.

Ranked in the top 1 per cent of universities world-wide, 92% of research at Lancaster has been  recognised as world leading or internationally significant with key areas of research ranked top in the UK.

One of only six collegiate universities in England and working with over a 1000 businesses, Lancaster places great emphasis on a strong student experience and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field. 

The campus is located a short distance from the vibrant and historic city of Lancaster, and near to the Lune Valley and the Forest of Bowland (areas of outstanding natural beauty) and on the edge of the Lake District.

Lancaster contributes significantly to advancing knowledge and understanding across a variety of disciplines making major contributions to the Arts and Social Sciences, Management, Health and Medicine, and Science and Technology. We pride ourselves on our inter-disciplinary approach to both teaching and research, which transcends faculty boundaries.

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Lancaster University

Lancaster has 12,000 students based at its UK campus and 3,000 based overseas.

International students from 100 countries form over half the graduate school and 17% of Lancaster’s undergraduate students are from outside the UK. Almost 30% of Lancaster’s full time research and teaching staff are non-British and Lancaster recruits staff from over 60 countries.

Lancaster is currently ranked 12th in the Times Good University Guide, 7th in the Guardian University Guide and 9th in the Complete University Guide.

The campus is located a short distance from the vibrant and historic city of Lancaster, and near to the Lune Valley and the Forest of Bowland (areas of outstanding natural beauty) and on the edge of the Lake District.