Go for a Picnic in Lancaster

AsherGeneral Student Living

June 18th is International Picnic Day, and luckily for all our Lancaster students, there are so many spots in and around the city centre that are perfect for just such an occasion! As the weather improves, heading out with your … Read More

Coping with University Stress

AsherLancaster Student Life

As exam season begins, we understand that many of you may be feeling the pressure. While a few students might breeze through exams without stress, this time can be extremely anxiety-inducing for most. Being a university student is challenging enough … Read More

A day out in the Lake District

AsherLancaster Student Life

One of the best things about being a student in Lancaster is living so close to the Lake District. As one of England’s biggest National Parks (and a World Heritage Site to boot!), it’s home to stunning picturesque views, welcoming … Read More

Highest Point Festival

AsherLancaster Student Life

Back again for its 6th year, the Highest Point Festival is one of the most popular events in Lancaster. In fact, people travel from all over the country for it! The ultimate goal of the festival is to create a … Read More

Best walks in Lancaster!

AsherGeneral Student Living

The weather is starting to improve, and we are finally starting to see a little more sun, which gives you the perfect excuse to get out of your student home, and out into the fresh air! And Lancaster has some … Read More

What’s on in Lancaster!

AsherLancaster Student Life

We are now well into term 2 and as the nights and mornings are getting a little brighter, so too is the weather (or at least we hope). Here at Escape Campus, we’ve put together a list of everything happening … Read More

Pancake Day in Lancaster

AsherLancaster Student Life

The time has come again for one of the most important events of the year… Pancake Day!! Whether you prefer your pancakes sweet or savoury, make sure to make the most of this Pancake Day and enjoy all the treats … Read More

Warming Student Recipes

AsherLancaster Student Life

January has come back around, and New Year’s resolutions are still fresh on everyone’s minds! Eat healthier, spend less, do more cooking… If this sounds like you, then luckily enough, we’ve put together a blog that ticks all those boxes! … Read More

Preparing for the Winter Break

AsherGeneral Student Living

As the first academic term of university is coming to an end and Christmas is getting closer, plenty of Lancaster students will either be starting to head back home for the winter break or will be staying here in Lancaster … Read More

Cooking Christmas dinner for your house!

AsherGeneral Student Living

The thought of cooking a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings can sometimes be an intimidating experience. But celebrating the festive period with your housemates doesn’t have to be stressful or break the bank. Whether you’re leaving Lancaster and heading … Read More

Christmas in Lancaster

AsherLancaster Student Life

Whether you’re going back home for Christmas or spending the winter break in your student home here in Lancaster, there is plenty to get stuck into! Lancaster is beautiful in the wintertime and the city centre comes alive with Christmas … Read More

Halloween in Lancaster

AsherLancaster Student Life

We know that, as students, Halloween is one of the most important events of the year! Whether you’re planning to dress up, go out and have a crazy night, or stay in and have a horror movie marathon, Lancaster has … Read More

Managing Exam Season

AsherGeneral Student Living

By this point in the year, most university students will either be starting or in the middle of their exams. That can mean non-stop exam prep, revision, and studying! At Escape Campus, we’ve put together some tips and tricks on … Read More

Lancaster Food and Drink Festival

AsherLancaster Student Life

We are aware that this event has since been cancelled. If anything changes we will update this page accordingly. Lancaster Food and Drink Festival is an excellent way to spend a long bank holiday weekend. Starting on Friday 6th May … Read More

Take a Trip to Williamson Park

AsherLancaster Student Life

By now, most university students should have lived in Lancaster for at least one year. But you’d be surprised by how few know that Williamson Park is right on their doorstep.  It’s one of Lancaster’s most popular spots and is … Read More

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