Lancaster University is present in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. This research-intensive British university was founded by Royal Charter in the year 1964 and was originally based in St Leonard’s Gate until it moved to a 300 acre campus at Bailrigg in the year 1968. This university got bigger swiftly and now possesses the 11th highest research quality in the UK and is also the 16th highest ranking research institution in accordance to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise.
This university possesses an annual income of £177 million, 12695 students and 3025 staffs. Education in UK is always highly regarded and so is this university. Together with the Universities of Liverpool, Durham, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester and York, this university is a member of the N8 Group of research universities. This university was ranked 7th in the 2012 Guardian University Guide, 8th in the Times Higher Education Table, 9th in the 2012 Complete University Guide and 9th in the 2012 Good University Guide. This university was also ranked 124th worldwide in The World University Rankings 2011 and 153rd in the 2011 QS World University Rankings.
This university is a collegiate university and its major functions are split between 4 central faculties and 9 colleges. The faculties accomplish research and offer centralized lectures to students.