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Our Campus

The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster city centre.

Lancaster’s success depends on the talented, creative and committed people who work hard to make this University so special and distinctive.

Our vision for the future is to be a sustainable and academically excellent institution recognised as one of the leading universities in the world.

Lancaster offers a wealth of acclaimed academic staff who guide and support the academic development of our students. We conduct research at the highest international level, creating new knowledge and sharing the benefits of this with our students, partners and users. Lancaster marries academic excellence with practical impact, valuing rigorous research and high standards and also working with industry, business and companies to ensure the relevance of our research and teaching.

We are also grateful for the immensely valuable contributions made to Lancaster by our alumni who maintain their loyalty to Lancaster beyond their years of study. Networks operate worldwide and alumni enrich the experience of current students by generously giving their time, expertise and advice.



Know More About Lancaster University

A highly ranked global university

Lancaster University is among the best in the UK. Top 10 in three major national league tables, we’re also highly ranked in international league tables such as the QS World Rankings.


League tables can’t tell you everything about a university, but they’re a good place to start. Out of over 120 UK Universities, we are consistently in the top ten in three main league tables.

8th – The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

7th – The Guardian University Guide 2020

7th – The Complete University Guide 2020

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