Lancaster | North West England
Ucas code: L14
What students say about this university1274 comments (320 students)
There is a large Sainsburys in town which offers a good variety at a reasonable price, and the university offers a free return...
There is a large Sainsburys in town which offers a good variety at a reasonable price, and the university offers a free return bus service to it from campus, so grocery shopping is very easy. There is a also LUSU Central on campus, a small convenience store owned by the students union which offers basic supplies, and a Spar which stocks a similar range. There are many food outlets on campus, including Greggs and Subway, and a small Costa coffee shop. As well as these, LUSU Shop stocks a brilliant range of sandwiches and wraps at affordable prices which are perfect for lunch if living off campus. The is also the Venue, a pizza restaurant, and Sultans, a late night take away. With regard to work, there are many opportunities for bar staff as there are 9 bars on campus, and also demand for students to staff the food outlets and shops on campus. In town, a short bus ride away, there are many high street stores and restaurants which offer seasonal work for students. Transport is reasonably priced, with a return to town costing around 2.40. A direct bus runs between the train station and campus. Many of the major nightclubs in town offer student nights, when they provide transport to and often back to campus, so getting back after a night out is not an issue.×
There is not much need when living on campus to even go to town bar going on nights out. I never really left campus that often....
There is not much need when living on campus to even go to town bar going on nights out. I never really left campus that often. I got shopping delivered which is free from most shops. I found Iceland to be very good and very cheap! Try to avoid the onsight spar as much as possible as its slightly more expensive. I only shopped there for perishables such as milk and bread etc.×
The university appears to be obsessed with graduate employment as opposed to post-graduate research and the like. The events...
The university appears to be obsessed with graduate employment as opposed to post-graduate research and the like. The events are everywhere, the adverts everywhere, promotions about how good it is with regards to employment everywhere.×
Different political societies, such as Lib Dem and Labour.Report
I have never found that I am lacking in a resource at Lancaster. The library is extensive, with multiple copies of commonly...
I have never found that I am lacking in a resource at Lancaster. The library is extensive, with multiple copies of commonly used books and brilliant access to online journals; the labs are well equipped; there are lots of computers available in various different places, though it can sometimes be hard to get hold of one as it is a big university! However, there is now a program to allow you to see where there are computer labs available making it easier to find a free one. The sports centre is widely used by students and public alike as it is brand new this year with a large swimming pool, a climbing wall and well equipped gym.×
Quite a lot of arts societies. Music soc. Is pretty good.Report
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction91%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students12,965
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate71%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time12%
of students are part-time
Male / Female51%
of students are female
Young / Mature10%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK34%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction62%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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