6.1 Total Score

Situated on the River Lune and close to the coast, Lancaster is the capital of Lancashire and relatively small with a population just below 50,000. This historical city hosts both Lancaster University and a campus for The University of Cumbria, both of which are lucky to benefit from excellent transport and decent shopping. This is in part thanks to the size and centralisation of the city, walking is not only cheap but practical here. It is important to note that Lancaster University is a ten minute bus journey to the south. You are also very close to Blackpool and  the Yorkshire Dales National Park, probably worth a visit?

  • Night Life

    92976.jpgThe pubs, the clubs and the bars. The price of a pint and the variation of venue.

  • Cost of Living

    costofliving.jpgEverything from the cost of food to the cost of a pint, a taxi and even the price of petrol. It all adds up to provide a cost of living.

  • Accommodation

    housing.jpgThe quality of halls and private housing as well as the cost and the quality of student areas.

  • Student Jobs

    01032013-broganfrombrunny590-02.jpg The availability, the wages compared to the national average, the enjoyability and the variation available.

  • Transport

    transport.jpgThe ease of movement around the city including transport to and from the university campus if needed; this includes bus, train and taxi options.

  • Safety

    security.jpgThis is the student view on safety in this city. Based on their own experiences and comparative experiences throughout the UK.