University of Lincoln

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Discover the University of Lincoln

Since being opened by Her Majesty the Queen, the University of Lincoln has put students at the heart of everything we do, while climbing more places in university league tables than almost any other institution.

World-class teaching and research

The University has established an international reputation for the quality of teaching and research, with academics and students working together on major projects across areas as varied as cancer treatment, water conservation and low-carbon technology. The University of Lincoln has been commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for its approach to enhancing students' learning opportunities. Lincoln is also a top ten institution for teaching quality, according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. 

High student satisfaction

The University of Lincoln has some of the most satisfied students in the UK. Lincoln is 11th in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016. In addition, Lincoln has been ranked number one in a range of NSS subject areas including Zoology, Transport and Travel, Design, Biochemistry, and Animal Science. The University is also a top ten institution for student experience, according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.

Historic city centre location

The University of Lincoln’s award-winning campus provides a modern, student-centred environment on the picturesque Brayford Pool marina, where everything you need is either on campus or just a short walk away in the city centre. With its medieval castle and one of the finest cathedrals in Europe, Lincoln is steeped in history and home to galleries, cinemas, shopping, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.