UK Summer Centres: Lancaster

University of Cumbria

The University of Cumbria has three campuses. This Lancaster location is its largest campus and popular with sports students because of its great facilities.

Known as the ‘little big city’ Lancaster is a popular student town, famous for outdoor activities such as fell running, and walking. Both popular in the nearly by Lake District and Forest of Bowland.


  • Homestay accommodation avaliable

  • Shared room accommodation with local area families

  • Homestay located in the surrounding areas

  • Residential accommodation in single rooms with shared facilities


  • Well-equipped classrooms

  • Canteen

  • Coffee shop

  • Sports Hall

  • Astroturf pitch

  • Adjacent to the beautiful Williamson Park


  • Just 12 minutes’ walk from Lancaster City Centre

  • Lovely traditional northern city centre

  • Just over an hour away from Manchester and Liverpool

  • Manchester is the nearest airport


10-17 years


15 hours per week


180 students

Class size

Maximum 15 students

Transfer Time

Manchester Airport – 105km/
1 hour 20 minutes by coach

Liverpool Airport –  105km/
1 hour 30 minutes by coach

Leeds Bradford Airport – 95km/
1 hour 45 minutes by coach


Orientation Tour, Traditional Sports, Walking Tours, Art & Crafts Work shops, Conversation club, Disco, Talent Show & Museums/Gallery Visits


Lancaster Castle, HD to Blackpool, HD Excursion to Preston. FD to the Lake District with boat trip on Lake Windermere. FD to Manchester


MLI Wrist Bands, Student Handbooks, Risk Assessments, Road Safety Cards, First Aid trained staff, dedicated welfare office & 24 hour care

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What’s it like to study at MLI

  • Warm and friendly staff who have been trained to look after you the MLI way
  • Students will have a placements on the first morning to decided which class they attend.
  • You will have the chance to mix with international students
  • Specially designed activity programme to make sure you have fun, and experience local culture.
  • There is a end of course graduation ceremony when students will receive their certificates

A Typical Day at MLI

  • 08.00-09.00: Breakfast
  • 09.00- 10.30: Lesson 1
  • 10.30- 11.00: Break time
  • 11.00-12.30: Lesson 2
  • 12.30-14.00: Lunch time
  • 14.00-17.30: Afternoon Activity
  • 17.30:19.00: Free time
  • 19.00-20.00: Evening Meal
  • 20.30-22.00:Evening activity
  • 22.30: Lights out