High Student Satisfaction
The University of Lincoln has some of the most satisfied students in the UK. Lincoln is in the top 30% for student experience, as ranked by our students according to the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014. Several of our courses rank in top 20% nationally in NSS 2014, including Journalism, Psychology, Drama, English and Sport & Exercise.
Best Students' Union
The University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union won the title Students' Union of the Year at the National Union of Students (NUS) Awards 2014.
Excellent Employment Prospects
Nine out of ten of our most recent graduates were in work or further study six months after finishing their course, with two thirds in graduate level roles. Lincoln ranks in the top 20 for graduate prospects in a number of subject areas in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 with Engineering rated number one.
Lincoln is proud to be home to world-leading researchers who are making profound contributions to their subject areas. Research enables us to discover, disseminate and preserve knowledge. The highest standards of research outputs are produced by our academics and students, spanning topics such as imaging technology in the fight against cancer, design for sustainable architecture and artificial intelligence in robotics.
Historic City Centre Location
Lincoln is a fabulous place for students, with our main campus located next to the picturesque Brayford Pool marina in the heart of the thriving city centre. With its medieval castle and one of the finest cathedrals in Europe, Lincoln is steeped in history. It is home to galleries, museums, cinemas, shopping, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
We have invested more than £150 million in our Brayford Pool Campus to provide students with industry-standard, state-of-the-art teaching spaces. Our facilities include the award-winning Great Central Warehouse Library which is open 24/7 during peak periods, a Human Performance Centre, brand new laboratories, gallery and studio space, and an Engineering Hub.
Lincoln was named among the top 10 modern universities in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015. We have a reputation for innovative quality teaching at the highest standard, and a host of accolades for the quality of our teaching. The University of Lincoln has been commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for its approach to enhancing students' learning opportunities.
Unique Employer Links
The University of Lincoln is recognised as setting a blueprint for excellence in teaching and learning through its pioneering approach to working with industry. Our unique relationship with companies such as Siemens and the Lincolnshire Co-op demonstrate our innovative industry-engaged approach. This has been acknowledged through a Lord Stafford Award and a Times Higher Education Award.
Great Visiting Minds
Alongside our world-class academic staff, some of the finest thinkers in their fields come to Lincoln to deliver inspirational talks to our students as part of our Great Minds visiting lecturers programme. Recent speakers include John Hurt, Chris Packham, Steve Cram, Angela Rippon, Professor Lord Robert Winston and Carl Djerassi.