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The University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln is recognised as one of the UK’s leading young universities by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, and is placed among the top 50 institutions in the country in the latest Guardian University and Complete University Guide league tables. 

Gold Standard Teaching Quality

With a growing reputation for excellence, the university has been awarded gold status in the Teaching Excellence Framework - the highest standard possible for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.

Great Student Experience

Within the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018, the University of Lincoln is placed among the top 20 in the UK for student experience. The university also features among the top 20 in the latest National Student Survey (NSS) for academic support, learning resources and learning community.

In early 2017, the University of Lincoln was rated by the Whatuni Student Choice Awards as a top 10 UK university for postgraduate and international student satisfaction. 

A Global Family

Lincoln’s global graduate community includes more than 85,000 former Lincoln students across 130 countries. After completing their studies, University of Lincoln graduates have gone on to work for a range of organisations and companies around the globe including the Bank of China, Qatar Petroleum, the BBC, Sony and GE.

Today, the university is home to over 13,000 students across its Colleges of Science, Social Science, Art and the Lincoln International Business School. 

Cutting Edge Facilities

Opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 1996, the university’s award-winning Brayford Pool Campus provides a modern, student-centred environment. Around £275m has been invested in facilities over the past two decades.

The University of Lincoln was placed among the top 10% of UK universities for centralised and convenient facilities in The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017. 

World Class Research

Researchers at the University of Lincoln are working towards solving some of the world’s most challenging problems, including drug-resistant bacteria, cancer diagnosis, treatment for Parkinson’s Disease and mitigating the impact of climate change.

Within the Research Excellence Framework 2014, more than half of the research submitted by the University of Lincoln was judged to be internationally excellent or world-leading. The framework also placed the university’s research in agriculture, food science, veterinary, nursing, pharmacy and allied health professions research among the top 10 in the UK for research quality.

Excellent Graduate Prospects

95% of University of Lincoln graduates were in employment or further study six months after completing their course - with almost three quarters in graduate level roles - according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey.

Historic Location

Lincoln is recognised as one of the world's great historic cities, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year from around the world. With its medieval castle and one of the finest cathedrals in Europe, Lincoln is steeped in over 2,000 years of history.

In 2016, the city of Lincoln was named as one of Britain’s 20 Best Cities by the Telegraph. Lincoln was also named the UK’s friendliest place in 2016 by the Eden Project’s Big Lunch programme. 


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