Situated on the River Lune, Lancaster has a population of 46,000.
One of just six collegiate universities in England, Lancaster University is located just a short distance from the lively and endearing city of Lancaster. Sat on a 300-acre campus, the university boasts parkland scenery offering a perfect blend of the rural and the urban to its students. The institution has a growing reputation for both teaching and research and is ranked just 13 out of 128 institutions for world-leading research. Particular fields that achieve the highest rankings include Business Management that ranked 1st in the UK and Politics, Philosophy and Religion, which ranked 3rd.
Bowerham Road (and the area surrounding it) are popular amongst students.