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Lancaster University (officially the University of Lancaster) is a public research university in the City of Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by Royal Charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s.

The university was initially based in St Leonard's Gate in the city centre, before moving in 1968 to a purpose-built 300 acres (120 ha) campus at Bailrigg, 4 km (2.5 mi) to the south. The campus buildings are arranged around a central walkway known as the Spine, which is connected to a central plaza, named Alexandra Square in honour of its first chancellor, Princess Alexandra.

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  1. ^ "Communications toolkit for staff and agencies" (PDF). Lancaster University website. Retrieved 4 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Communications toolkit for staff and agencies" (PDF). Lancaster University website. Retrieved 4 September 2014.