Lancaster | North West England
Ucas code: L14
What students say about this university874 comments (237 students)
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First year geography is a varied course giving students an overview of many different human and physical topics, enabling us to...
First year geography is a varied course giving students an overview of many different human and physical topics, enabling us to make informed choices for our year 2 subjects. On average there was around 10 hours contact time per week which is supplemented by private study. This included teaching for your minor subject, an additional subject you take in year one but can continue in year two if wanted. The course was a mix of end of year exam and coursework throughout the year, which had comprehensive feedback so you can improve next time. Geography is taught in different lecture theatres but the department is housed in the new Lancaster Environment Centre and makes use of the environmental sciences lab.×
Bowland Halls- Very old and needs modernizing, but have massive rooms and storage space. Having an en-suite is good. Share a...
Bowland Halls- Very old and needs modernizing, but have massive rooms and storage space. Having an en-suite is good. Share a kitchen with 3 others. Quiet part of campus. You can hear doors slamming and people in the kitchen though. Furness Standard rooms- Recently refurbished, modern rooms. Not especially large, but good accommodation. Can hear the M6 motorway, but you do get used to it. Share a kitchen and toilet and shower with 4 others. County accommodation- generally very good, very modern. Cartmel, Lonsdale, Grad colleges- good accommodation, but a trek up to the main campus every day (at least 10-15 minutes). Would recommend bringing a pushbike if in one of these colleges.×
Very strong political scene with many organised debates and various propaganda spinning around campus.Report
Academic quality; friendly people and campusReport
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction89%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students12,740
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate72%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time12%
of students are part-time
Male / Female53%
of students are female
Young / Mature10%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK31%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction72%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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