Who Are We? 3,300 postgraduates 9,400 undergraduates 2500 staff founded 1964 “Founded in 1964, it has built a formidable reputation in just 45 years.” Sunday Times University Guide 2010
Lancaster University's accommodation 'Best University Halls' in the National Student Housing Survey of 120 UK institutions for the second year in 2011, 'Best Learning Environment' and 'Best Individual Accommodation'. International Accommodation Quality Mark, awarded where satisfaction among International students was at 90 percent or higher.
Provide residential services Campus halls of residence: purpose built in blocks of “studios” or landings lots of en-suite if required standard single rooms with shared facilities £300,000,000 building programme extra 3,500 rooms on campus – no increase in student numbers
Student rooms on campus Students keep same room through year Uni catered meals-deals available All rooms have internal phones and are networked: on-line access to internet (incl. in rent), , library etc 24/7 access to computer suites across campus for all students
Years 2 and 3: Lancaster ‘LUSU’ Housing Office accredits accommodation in local residential areas purpose-built halls in the city; OR private Victorian terraced housing
NHS registered Health Centre Pharmacy Dental Surgery for emergency NHS Treatment in term time Usual confidential services Trained First-Aider 24/7 in every College Named personal tutor in college Named academic tutor in dept Professional agencies available to help... (study advice, hardship funds, dyslexia, etc)
£1,000 scholarship per year during undergraduate studies Conditions: A*, A, A in their A-level examinations (or equivalent academic qualifications) Students must be from UK, UG and FT, meet the above offer and place Lancaster as CF Continuation of the Lancaster Scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic progression
Combined £5,000 bursary package for students from England with household incomes less than £25,000 per year The bursary package consists of National Scholarship Programme : £1,000 cash bursary in the 1st year of study £1,000 on-campus accommodation discount in the 1st year of study £1,000 tuition fee waiver in the 1st year of study A Lancaster Bursary: £1,000 cash bursary in the 2nd year of study £1,000 cash bursary in the 3rd year of study
The City Lancaster : lively, historic city Lowest national crime rate of any English University city Access: several regular buses every hour Cyclepath through dormitory estates M6, West Coast rail network English Lake District: under 45 mins from campus by bus, train or car Manchester 1 hour train ride, Preston 20 mins, Liverpool 1½hrs City & Campus: the best of BOTH worlds!
Lancaster University =1 st of all northern Universities National Student Survey, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, Sunday Times University Guide 2011 Ranked in top 10 of UK Universities Complete University Guide, The Times, The Guardian 2011
Key Working & studying : 8% Working & studying Working only : 58% 89% working or studying Working only Studying only : 23% Studying only Not available for work or study : 4% Not available for work or study Assumed to be unemployed : 7% Assumed to be unemployed What were Lancaster students (all subjects) doing 6 months after graduating? National Student Survey 2010 What were Lancaster students (all subjects) doing 6 months after graduating? National Student Survey 2010