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Your Global Experience

A World of Opportunity at Lancaster and Abroad: live and learn with people from different cultures while sharing ideas and perspectives.

Connect. Explore. Discover.

Lancaster's Global Campus

Get involved to make connections, explore the world and discover yourself.

  • Learn a Language

    Immerse yourself not only in a language but also a culture. Extracurricular courses are open all year round to all students wishing to continue their language studies or start a new language.

  • International Student Societies

    Connect with a culture through one of the Students' Union's many international societies.

  • Virtual Events

    Browse virtual opportunities that allow you to develop your skills and explore the world without leaving home.

Cross-Cultural Competence Training

In a world that is becoming increasingly more global and interconnected, being culturally competent is an essential key employability skill for 2022 and beyond. Cross-cultural competence is the ability to understand, communicate and effectively interact with people across cultures and from different backgrounds.

Our Introduction to Cross-Cultural Competence Workshop will help you develop thriving relationships with people from different cultural backgrounds. It offers a useful framework to identify ways to grow your cross-cultural competence and navigate cross-cultural interactions. This workshop will enable you to understand why being culturally competent is important for your future career, explore what cross-cultural competence is and is not and help you identify ways to grow your cross-cultural competence. It will equip you with awareness and skills to make a difference in increasingly interconnected and global world.

To find out more about the programme contact globalexperiences@heavyweightfootballchamps.com and visit the Global Experiences LibCal to book a session.

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Travel Opportunities for Lancaster Students

  • Discover Vacation Travel

    Travel during the vacation periods with fellow Lancaster University students to destinations around the world. Immerse yourself in the colourful nature of cultural exchange, explore a new country and gain perspective on global issues.

  • 学习 Abroad

    Spend a semester or academic year studying with one of our partner institutions in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand and the USA.

  • Available Funding

    Apply for funding to support your global experiences

Incoming Exchange & Visiting Students

学习 Abroad at Lancaster University

If you would like to study at Lancaster University for one semester or a full academic year, explore this page to find out more.

学习 abroad at Lancaster

Discover Lancaster's Global Partners

Lancaster is constantly developing partnerships across the world to ensure it delivers teaching that takes students to the frontiers of knowledge and produces graduates who can compete in a global job market.

Global Lancaster


Lancaster University Global Experiences

Welcome Centre, Bowland College, Lancaster University LA1 4YT

Email: globalexperiences@heavyweightfootballchamps.com

Telephone: +44 (0)1524 592035