The University of Lincoln welcomes students from Canada and around the world, and we are delighted that you are considering studying with us.

As one of the UK’s leading new universities, the University of Lincoln is proud of the quality of education it offers. We understand that a qualification from a British university is recognised internationally, and we endeavour to deliver high quality teaching and facilities to all our students.

Degree programmes at the University of Lincoln are specially designed to suit the needs of both students and future employers, while purpose-built, modern buildings and resources aid students throughout their studies.

We are here to help and support you in the lead up to starting university, throughout your time studying here and long after graduation.

If you have any questions, the University’s International Office will be happy to help. Please contact us via the international enquiries form

Entry Requirements

  General Qualification Requirement English Language 
Undergraduate Entry


High school leaving qualifications from every province and territory. Applicants will be expected to have passed English Language and maths at Grade 11.

  • British Colombia applicants will require a senior secondary graduation diploma with at least 5 Bs in acceptable grade 12 courses (some courses may require applicants to have studied specific subjects)
  • Alberta applicants will require a General High School Diploma with 70% in five acceptable grade 12 subjects
  • Saskatchewan applicants require Grade 12 Standing/Division IV (Secondary School Diploma) awarded with an average of at least 70% in five acceptable subjects.
  • Manitoba applicants will require High School Graduation Diploma with five credits awarded at 300 level in at least four subject areas (with at least 70% achieved in each of these areas)
  • Ontario applicants will require Ontario Academic Courses (OACs) with six passes (three at grade B and three at grade C) OR an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) awarded at advanced level (with six Grade 12 U, U/C or M courses including Grade 12 U English).
  • Quebec applicants holding a Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC) will be considered for entry on to first degree programme.
  • International Baccalaureate (min 24-27 points) depending on the course
  • Recognised foundation programme in the UK


If you have completed one year at university level you are eligible to apply for first year entry. If you have completed at least 2 years of a Canadian degree and are in good academic standing you may be considered for transfer into the second year of a degree
  • Suitable grades in English at High School Grade 12 level or equivalent.
  • IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score)
Postgraduate Entry
  • Successful completion of a Canadian bachelor’s degree (Honours) (Baccalaureat de type Honours). A GPA 2.7 (out of 4) and above is considered to be equivalent to a UK 2:2 standard and a GPA 3.0 (out of 4) equivalent to a UK 2:1 standard.
  • For Postgraduate Research degrees Canadian applicants require a Masters Degree/ Maitrise.



We have several trusted education agents who represent the University in North America. 
Agents can liaise with the University on your behalf and assist you in the following areas:

  • Making an application
  • Studying in the UK
  • Applying for a visa

If you would like to apply to the University of Lincoln you can do so directly or by applying through one of our agents:

FP Education Advisors Inc. (d.b.a Future Project)
7122 Baywood Court, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 5N6, Canada
Website: ​
Phone: 1-888-506-2257
Future Project also cover Vancouver, B.C.

Grad Study Overseas
105 Chartwell Circle, Hamilton, Ontario, L9A 0C4, Canada
Tel Toll Free Line: 1 855 334 5379
Tel: 905 381 4258    

Mericler Inc
20 Carlton Street, Suite 121, Toronto, Ontario, MB5 2H5, Canada
Tel: 00 1 647 933 9098

Students Solution Educational Services (SSES)
Contact: Yasir Majid
Tel: 00 1 416 628 3815

Study across the Pond
Phone:  +1-905-315-1190
Twitter: @AcrossthePondUK
Canadian events -

Meet our International Officer for Canada

The University of Lincoln, UK regularly visits Canada to attend exhibitions, schools visits and hold meetings with partners.

We will be attending the following exhibitions this fall in Canada:

University of Toronto Fair, Toronto on 20 September 2017
Mississauga campus (3359 Mississauga Road, Mississauga Ontario, L5L 1C6

Recruit in Canada (RIC) in Calgary on 23 September 2017
BMO Centre at Stampede Park, Palomino Room, 1410 Olympic Way SE Calgary, AB

Recruit in Canada (RIC) in Vancouver on 24 September 2017
Vancouver Convention Centre at Canada Place, Convention Level East Ballrooms ABC, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

Mulgrave School in Vancouver on 25 September 2017
2330 Cypress Bowl Lane, West Vancouver, BC, V7S 3H9, Canada

If you would like more information or to arrange a meeting, please contact Liam Howarth at  

Visa Requirements

The UKVI website includes detailed information on how to apply for your visa.

You will need to show details of your acceptance onto a programme, your offer letter and evidence of sufficient funding to support your education and living expenses while you are in the UK.

Other useful Contacts

British Council Ottawa
80 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5K7
Tel: (00 1 613) 364 6236/6233
Fax: (00 1 613) 569 1478

British Council Montreal
1000 Ouest Rue de La Gauchetière, Bureau 4200, Montréal, Québec, H3B 4W5
Tel: (00 1 514) 866 5863 Ext. 2223
Fax: (00 1 514) 866 5322

For further information, please contact the International Office.

International Enquiries Form
Tel: +44 1522 886040
Fax: +44 1522 886680