Lancaster University is consistently rated among the top UK universities for research and teaching and is ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world.
Around 12,000 students from more than 100 countries choose to study here because of our excellent reputation for research, teaching and student satisfaction.
A high proportion of research was rated ‘world leading’ in the latest Research Assessment Exercise published in 2008, where overall, 92 per cent of research was recognised as being of an international standard. The 2011 National Student Survey rated Lancaster students more satisfied with their course than the average UK student.
More than £400m has been invested over the last few years to transform the campus which is set in 360 acres of parkland near the historic city of Lancaster on the edge of the Lake District.
Recent new developments include:
• a £20m sports centre including fitness suites, pool and climbing wall(more ... )