About the International Study Centre

The International Study Centre at Lancaster University

The International Study Centre is based on Lancaster University’s safe and modern campus. Here, we’ll help you prepare for your degree, adapt to life in the UK, and plan for your future career. With our support, you’ll become part of Lancaster’s close community, and you can focus on achieving your goals. Our programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with Lancaster University.

Life at the International Study Centre

From the day you arrive, you will be part of Lancaster’s welcoming community. Our friendly staff will help you settle in to Lancaster and adjust to life in the UK. We organise exciting activities, and provide personal, academic and everyday support. 

You will live in a college with other first year students, and you’ll have access to all university facilities – these include our excellent library, £20 million sports centre and more than 200 student clubs.

What's it like at the International Study Centre?

Studying at the International Study Centre

An International Foundation Year at our International Study Centre prepares you for your degree at Lancaster University. You will focus on English language, university-level study skills, and academic modules that relate to your degree subject.

If your English language skills don’t meet our entry requirements, you can take our English Language Preparation course before you start your International Foundation Year.

CareerAhead

Throughout your International Foundation Year we will help you prepare for your future career. Career preparation is taught alongside your core and academic modules through out CareerAhead service.