Established by the Royal Charter in 1964 is Lancaster University, which is a public research university in Lancashire, England. It is one of the 7 universities that has had the privilege to be rated in the top 10 across all national league tables of UK universities. The 360 acre campus was custom-designed integrate social, teaching and residential areas in the most ideal way possible. With the student body strength of over 12,000, the university comprises of nine colleges that provide the highest quality research, training and teaching. Having been regarded as one of the finest colleges in the United Kingdom, Lancaster finds itself consistently placed in all major league tables. It has been ranked among the top 10 by The Guardian, Times and Complete University Guide. As per the QS World University Rankings of the year 2016-17, Lancaster University is rated 129th in the world and The World University Rankings ranked it 137th in the world. It is considered as an elite institution and is sought-after and noticed due to its high levels of graduate employment. With alumni strength of over 13,000 in 183 countries globally, the former students of Lancaster University have lived up to its name through their professional achievers. James May, Alan Milburn, Andy Serkis and Ursula Martinez are some notable celebrities who attended the university. Presenting to you a complete list of famous personalities who were once students of Lancaster University.
James MayJames May
(TV Presenter)

16 January 1963


William James MayoWilliam James Mayo
(Physician and Surgeon)

29 June 1861


Ralph InesonRalph Ineson
(Actor, Teacher)

Sarah WatersSarah Waters
(Novelist, Writer)

Robert FiskRobert Fisk
(Journalist, Historian, Writer, War correspondent)

12 July 1946


Roger Ashton-GriffithsRoger Ashton-Griffiths
(Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director)

Hanif KureishiHanif Kureishi
(Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer)
Dean AndrewsDean Andrews
(Actor, Singer)

Lucy BriersLucy Briers

Joseph DelaneyJoseph Delaney
(Novelist, Author, Writer)

Simon DanczukSimon Danczuk
Dean SullivanDean Sullivan

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Dave SnowdenDave Snowden
(Researcher, Consultant)
Alan MilburnAlan Milburn

Ursula MartinezUrsula Martinez
(Actor, Writer)

John C. HullJohn C. Hull

Matthew FortMatthew Fort
Ahdaf SoueifAhdaf Soueif
(Novelist, Author, Writer)

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Jon MoultonJon Moulton
(Investor, Venture capitalist)
Andrew MillerAndrew Miller
(Novelist, Author)

Glen DuncanGlen Duncan

Ursula Holden-GillUrsula Holden-Gill

Paul MagrsPaul Magrs
Ben CrystalBen Crystal

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Maria DamanakiMaria Damanaki
(Chemical engineer, Politician)
Matt DonovanMatt Donovan

Lawrence BlairLawrence Blair
(Anthropologist, Television producer, Screenwriter)

Irving HexhamIrving Hexham

Martin J. GoodmanMartin J. Goodman
Helen SouthworthHelen Southworth

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Antigoni PapadopoulouAntigoni Papadopoulou
(Politician, Chemist)
Rob HoldenRob Holden

Austin TateAustin Tate
(Computer scientist)

Nigel G. StocksNigel G. Stocks

Allan ChapmanAllan Chapman
(Historian, Presenter)
Bill TaylorBill Taylor
(Jazz Pianist)

24 July 1921


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D. Bruce SewellD. Bruce Sewell
D. F. LewisD. F. Lewis

Michael J. BauntonMichael J. Baunton