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About Lancaster University

Lancaster University is a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England. It is also officially known as the University of Lancaster. The university was established by Royal Charter in 1964 and was one of several new universities created in the 1960s. It was initially built in St Leonard’s Gate in the city centre but now has its own campus at Bailrigg.

Lancaster University Statistics

Student Satisfaction

Student satisfaction is a good indication of whether you’ll like studying at a university. Looking at a student satisfaction rating can tell you how happy students are with the quality of teaching and the overall services.

According to The Complete University Guide student satisfaction at Lancaster University is scored as 4.17 out of 5.00.

Graduate Prospects   

For those looking to go straight into work after graduating, looking at the graduate prospects can be helpful.  Each university is given a score relating to the employability of its graduates once they have completed their course. Graduate prospects at Lancaster University is rated as 82.6 out of 100.0.

UK Rankings

As of 2018 Lancaster University is ranked 9th in the UK by The Complete University Guide.
Lancaster University Student Population

Student Population

The Complete University Guide has provided a breakdown of the student population at Lancaster University (current as of 2018):

Student Services and Facilities

On campus the library has 220 state-of-the-art computers, high speed Wi-Fi and a laptop loan scheme for students. In addition to the library, there is a 24-hour student learning space at the centre of the campus.
An 150-year-old, beautiful woodland surrounds the campus with a trail running through the grounds. Dotted throughout the trail is a series of fixed timber exercise stations for those who like to keep fit.
Lancaster University has a very large campus which is home to a wide range of amenities:

  • Two banks
  • Post office
  • Supermarkets
  • Bakers
  • Hairdresser
  • Travel agent
  • Charity shop
  • Ice cream parlour
  • Restaurants
  • Cafes
  • Multi-faith Chaplaincy Centre
  • NHS doctors
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentist


Lancaster University Trivia

  • Notable alumni include Top Gear presenter James May, and award-winning actor Andy Serkis.
  • One of the colleges within Lancaster University, Pendle College, is named after the medieval “witch haunt” that is part of the local folklore.

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