University of Lincoln

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University of Lincoln

Queen Elizabeth II opened the first University of Lincoln building on the Brayford Campus in 1996.

It is today home to over 16,000 students from across more than 100 countries, and is at the heart of a beautiful historic British city

According to the latest university league tables, Lincoln is ranked 17th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020 (out of 121 institutions). The institution has also been recognised for the quality of its teaching, having been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Students benefit from excellent academic support and enjoy excellent graduate outcomes.

Positive reviews from current International students mean we are ranked in the Top 10 in the UK in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2020. We are also in the Top 10 for the Postgraduate and Local Life categories.

Students from the university are much sought after by employers who are searching for dynamic graduates, able to make an impact in the workplace. The University of Lincoln aims to develop well rounded individuals with the necessary skills to succeed through the provision of strategic partnerships with business, expert research, top-quality staff and world-class facilities.

Many of our courses offer the opportunity to undertake relevant work placements, get industry-specific career advice, hear from business experts and take part in relevant trips and visits. These insider experiences within your field of study enhance your employability when you graduate.

At the University of Lincoln, we believe passionately in the transformative power of higher education. Each year we welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds from all over the world and we offer a variety of scholarships and bursaries which can provide extra financial assistance with the costs of study to eligible students. 

The university is located in Lincoln, a globally renowned historical city. The city is famed as the birthplace of both Sir Isaac Newton and former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The city has also served as the backdrop for a number of films and television shows. Students will be able to immerse themselves in the history of the university of city, with the added bonus of graduations taking place in the Lincoln Cathedral.

With the institution having strong links to industry, Lincoln graduates have gone on to work for multinational companies including Rolls-Royce, the BBC, Rockstar Games and Siemens.

The university takes real pride in conducting research that is tackling some of the most serious issues facing society today. In fact, over half of Lincoln’s research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent according to the latest Research Excellence Framework.

Choosing where to live while studying is a big decision and it’s important to take the time to find out what’s available and what would best suit your needs. The University offers a variety of options to suit your needs and budget, from on-campus accommodation in our Student Village to University-managed developments and third party provider halls of residences just off-campus.


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