Lancaster University

United Kingdom

Lancaster was given its royal charter in 1964 and in under 50 years has become one of the best universities in the country. It is a collegiate university, and all students are members of one or other of the nine colleges. Academic staff are affiliated with a college and often have an active role. The attractive self-contained campus is set in lovely parkland and has undergone a major investment in recent years to provide award-winning facilities.

Lancaster has a thriving arts scene and is within easy reach of areas of outstanding natural beauty such as the Lake District and Bowland Forest. It's also handy for the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool.

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The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 360-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster City Centre. The campus is home to over 12,000 students and 2,500 employees.

The Bailrigg campus is brimming with culture and boasts its own theatre, art gallery and concert series. The Nuffield Theatre is one of the largest professional studio theatres in Europe. It hosts public performances of theatre, contemporary dance and live art from some of the best-known and respected companies from the UK and abroad. The Peter Scott Gallery is a small gem of a contemporary art gallery and home to the University's international art collection See below for a list of amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1964
Student
Population
11673
Staff
Population
845
Male to Female
Ratio
48 : 52
International
Students
35%
Foundation
Colleges
Hotline
+65 6333 1300
Lancaster@therightu.com
Social
Strengths
Criminology
The Times Criminology
United Kingdom
1st
English & Literature
The Times Creative writing
United Kingdom
1st
Languages
The Times German
United Kingdom
1st
Social Work & Policy
Guardian Social work
United Kingdom
1st
Business Studies
CUG Marketing
United Kingdom
3rd
Linguistics
The Times Linguistics
United Kingdom
3rd
Sociology
The Times Sociology
United Kingdom
3rd
Religion
CUG Theology & Religious Studies
United Kingdom
5th
Scholarships
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to $60000 for tuition
6 available
British Council IELTS Prize
Up to £40000 for tuition
6 available
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
UNESCO Fellowship Programmes
Up to 100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
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Notable Alumni

Bruce Sewell General Counsel, Apple
Bruce Sewell is Apple’s general counsel and senior vice president of Legal and Government Affairs, reporting to CEO Tim Cook. Sewell serves on the company’s executive team and oversees all legal matters, including corporate governance, intellectual property, litigation and securities compliance, as well as government affairs. Bruce graduated with a Psychology degree from the University of Lancaster in 1979.

Antony Burgmans Ex-Chairman, Unilever
Antony Burgmans was formerly the Chairman of the Anglo-Dutch multinational Unilever that owns over 400 brands including Lipton, Magnum and Ben & Jerry's. Burgmans completed a Master of Arts in Marketing at Lancaster University Management School. In December 2003 he received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Lancaster University.
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