Secret Study Spots in Lancaster

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

There’s nothing worse than heading down to the library and finding no desks available or simply not being able to find a quiet space to study. Luckily, Lancaster is packed full of little hidden study spots, so you can get … Read More

Travel for Students Around Lancaster

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Whether you are looking at your options for student accommodation in Lancaster, or checking transport links in and around the city, Lancaster has some of the best transport links, allowing you to get around easily. We’ve put together a run-down … Read More

Top 5 Places to Visit in Lancashire

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Being one of the most northern counties of England, Lancashire benefits from being on the west coast; close to the coast with easy links on the west coast rail line, with London, Manchester and Scotland within easy reach. Lancashire also … Read More

Lancaster Music Festival

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Lancaster has long been known for its vibrant music and culture scene. The city has been famous for hosting regular live events, including Light Up Lancaster, Lancaster Jazz Festival and the much-loved Lancaster Music Festival, to name just a few. … Read More

Top 5 Restaurants in Lancaster

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

There are so many wonderful and vibrant restaurants in Lancaster, it is pretty hard to pin down the Top 5, but there are definitely some that have stood the test of time and are popular among locals and tourists alike. … Read More

Top Tips for Leaving University

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

So, you’ve just spent the last three years, or maybe longer, adapting to student life, living independently but just as you feel you’ve got the hang of it all, your course is coming to an end and your graduation is … Read More

Best Cycle Routes in Lancaster

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Cycling is certainly one of the best ways of keeping fit, whilst also being a fun activity for all ages. Cycling around Lancaster allows you to see some of the best landscapes and views across Lancashire, Cumbria and Yorkshire, making … Read More

Top Tips for Settling In at Uni

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Starting university can be a daunting time, with a lot of things to think about. For many people, this could also be your first time living away from home and everything from doing your washing, to cooking and shopping, may … Read More

Best Spotify Playlists for Students

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Music is most definitely the most universally understood medium the world over. Enjoyed by millions of people, it has the power to inspire, heal and evoke emotion like nothing else. Perhaps not necessary for survival, it is arguably an essential … Read More

Top 10 Facts About Lancaster

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

With so much history, culture and a vibrant arts and music scene, it’s no surprise that many people choose to study and settle in Lancaster. Here you will find some interesting facts about Lancaster. How many did you already know? … Read More

Easy Recipes for Students

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Moving into your first student home can be pretty daunting, and whilst you may have organised for mum to pop down at the weekend and collect your laundry, I’m afraid unless you want to wither away, you’ll have to get … Read More

Living Away from Home

Jamie HarperGeneral Student Living

If you have never lived away from home, it can be a daunting time moving into student accommodation in Lancaster on your own – often with complete strangers! You have probably spent your life up until now, not worrying about … Read More

Best Money Saving Tips for Students

Jamie HarperSaving Money

Getting your student loan at the start of term may seem great at first. But with student accommodation to pay for, along with essential student items and furnishing your new digs, you may soon find yourself running round handing out … Read More

Top 5 Must Haves for Students

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Moving into your new student home in Lancaster is an exciting time! You finally have the independence you’ve been waiting for and there are so many things to look forward to in university and the wider area. But have you … Read More

Welcome to Lancaster

Jamie HarperLancaster Student Life

Lancaster is home to one of the top universities in England, and the student population is thriving more than ever. For new students arriving in Lancaster, it can be a daunting experience; from moving into your first student property in … Read More