The Students Union owns a nightclub in Lancaster called the Sugarhouse. This is also a major source of income for the Students Union. They also have a shop on the campus.
The facilities on campus include shops (Spar, Students union shop, Charity shop(proceeds from which go to Cancer care and St.Johns hospice), South end stores, Waterstones, Robinsons newsagents), banks(Barclays and Natwest), Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre, food outlets (a chip shop, Pizzeta republic, an Indian restaurant, Popeyes cafe, Greggs the bakers) a hairdresser's, the 9 college bars, Cartmel college restaurant and Cartmel college coffee shop. The university is also home to the Ruskin Library.
The campus is organised around a central walkway known as 'The Spine'. This walkway down the middle of the campus from north to south and is covered all the way. For most of its length you are walking due north or south.
The university has a good academic reputation, doing well in national league tables. It has one of the best Environmental Science departments in the UK. Typical Offers in most subjects are around BBB at A level.