High Student Satisfaction
The University of Lincoln rates among the best in the UK for student satisfaction according to the latest NSS survey. Several of our courses rank in top 20% nationally, including Journalism, Psychology, Drama, English and Sport & Exercise. Psychology is first for student satisfaction according to the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.
Best Students' Union
The University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union was named as the best in the country at the prestigious NUS Awards 2014.
Excellent Employment Prospects
Our graduates go on to successful careers around the world. 91.7% of Lincoln graduates were in employment or further study within six months of completing their course, according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Survey, and many of our courses are in the top 20 in the UK for graduate prospects.
Research underpins all academic endeavour at the University of Lincoln. It 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
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. 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.
We have a reputation for innovative quality teaching at the highest standard, and a host of accolades for the quality of our teaching. Our expert academics are leaders in their fields and maintain active links with industry to ensure the commercial relevance of their curricula. 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 maintains unique relationships with companies as part of our innovative, industry-focused approach to higher education. Our courses are designed with the needs of employers in mind, leading to better graduate employment. We have won awards for employer engagement and been recognised as setting a blueprint for excellence in teaching and learning.
Great Visiting Minds
The University of Lincoln draws some of the world's finest minds to join us as part of our Great Minds visiting lecturers programme. Recent and future speakers include John Hurt, Chris Packham, Steve Cram, Angela Rippon, Professor Lord Robert Winston and Carl Djerassi.