Lancaster University is situated at Bailrigg, Lancaster close to junction 33 on the M6 Motorway. Lancaster university is ranked in the top one percent in the world. In addition according to its official website is in the top ten of major British universities.
Lancaster University is home to over 12,000 students and out of these student surveys suggest 92 percent of students go on to further education or into the workplace.
The university offers a range of social activity and in the summer of 2011 a new sports centre was open with a cost of 20 million Pounds.
The university also boasts a wide range of subjects for the undergraduate and post graduate. The university has six faculties and departments. The subjects are listed in alphabetical order: Accountancy and Finance, Art, Biological Sciences, Computing and Communication, Design, Division of Biomedical and life Sciences, Economics, Educational Research, Engineering, English and Creative Writing, Environmental Science, European Language and Culture, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics and English Language, Management Science, Marketing, Mathematics and Statistics, Music, Organisation Work and Technology, Physics, Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Psychology, Sociology, and Theatre Studies.
Lancaster University teaching has an important influence on society and the economy through its ongoing work with commerce and other organizations. Lancaster is a research lead university and enrols students from across the globe. The university also has teaching partnerships in many counties overseas. The university is a research intensive organization which is committed to the highest quality of research at the uppermost level.
Lancaster University offers day visits per annum and campus tours. There are two annual day visits in August and September. These visits allow students to get a feel for life at the University and to learn more about any prospective courses on offer at the university. There are several campus from February through to July. The tours begin with refreshments then a talk with a tutor and finally a guided tour of the campus with a current student who will also show prospective students around the living quarters before the tour ends.
Lancaster University conducts an outreach programme where a team will visit school and colleges outlining the extensive range of courses the university offers students. They will also give advice and answer questions from interested students wishing to consider Lancaster as their university of preference.
Finally the university boasts nearly four hundred acres of parkland and the campus is situated three miles from the City of Lancaster. The university is accessible by all means of transport and is only seventy miles from Manchester Airport.