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In the UK 

Complete University Guide 2017 & Guardian University Guide 2017


students from more than 100 countries choose to study at Lancaster University

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Apply online

You can apply to the Lancaster University International Study Centre through your local education agent or directly on this website.

Apply online

  • Visit the website and complete all sections of the online application form
  • Please read our Terms & Conditions carefully
  • Upload your scanned supporting documents
  • Save the completed form and simply await a decision from our Admissions Team.

Apply via your local agent

  • Your agent will help you complete an application form and advise you of our Terms & Conditions. Please ensure you understand them
  • You will need to have supporting documents for scanning
  • Your agent will receive an email from our admissions department confirming if you have been offered a place.

Supporting documents checklist

  • Relevant academic transcripts
  • Certificate of English
  • Copy of passport
  • References (where applicable)
  • Copies of visas if you have previously studied in the UK.

If you receive an offer – you will be guided through the next steps


  • Sign any confirmation documentation and academic declaration
  • Once we have received payment (details will be provided in your Offer Letter) your Agent or Student Enrolment agent can assist you through the visa process
  • You have a legal right to cancel your place up to 14 days after acceptance of our offer of a place.

Before you arrive

  • Please notify us or your agent when you receive your visa
  • We will then inform you / your agent about accommodation and any additional payments required
  • Please ensure you have requested all original academic records to bring with you
  • Please complete the online pre-arrival form provided by your agent or adviser.
For more information about what happens when you arrive, visit the pre-arrival page.