Lancaster University

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Address: Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YW, Inggris

Formally, it is known as The University of Lancaster. It is public and collegiate research university that is located in Lancaster. In 1964, it was formed by the Royal Charter. It is one of the new universities that are formed in 60s. It has four faculties, such as: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Faculty of Science & Technology, Faculty of Health &Medicine and Faculty of Management. Previously, the university was situated in St Leonard’s Gate. And then, it moves to 300 acres campus at Bailrigg. The Bailrigg campus is completed with several services and shops. The services are Barclays Bank, Bailrigg post office, UNI TRAVEL, a health centre, Santander Bank, a dental practice and a pharmacy. The shops are LUSU Shop, SPAR supermarket, Subway, Greggs, WHSmith, ice cream parlour and book shop.

There is an accommodation for the students, called Chancellors Wharf. It contains 3 buildings on Aldcliffe Road. The location is close to central bus routes, city centre, B&Q and Lancaster Royal Infirmary. It is for all members of University’s colleges. There is also a gallery, namely Peter Scott Gallery. It is open for public. It houses many art collections and antiquities.

The university has Ruskin Library that collects archive material related to John Ruskin. The library is open for public. But, there is only a small piece of collection  for public display. It was built in1997.