Lancaster University is a high-ranked leader in the provision of inspiring teaching and research. Located on a beautiful campus in the North West of England, the university places strong emphasis on a strong student experience and employability, and gives students access to academics who are experts in their field. We are only one of a handful of universities with a collegiate system that has helped to forge a strong sense of identity and loyalty, and continue to be a distinctive feature of student life here. Students from more than one hundred countries comprise a thriving community based around our nine colleges, creating a culturally diverse campus in a location that boasts the combination of city, coast, and countryside. Our community extends far beyond the campus with research, teaching, and student exchange partnerships with leading universities and institutions in 24 countries around the world.