Top 10 Reasons to Choose Lincoln
1. Top Rated Institution
The University is placed in the top half of all UK institutions by the Guardian 2014 University Guide and the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014, having climbed more places in the last five years than almost any other UK institution.
The Accountancy and Finance courses at the University of Lincoln has been ranked number 1 in the UK for the fifth year running in the National Student Survey 2013. Journalism and Psychology arealso ranked in the top ten, and Tourism, English and Computer Science courses are all in the top third nationwide.
2. Satisfied students
The University of Lincoln is proud to have some of the most satisfied students in the UK, placing in the top quarter of the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2013, and with many courses ranked in the top twenty for student satisfaction. According to The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014, Psychology at the University of Lincoln is ranked as number 1 in the UK for student satisfaction.
3. Excellent graduate employment
As many as 92 per cent of our graduates were in employment or further study within six months of graduating, according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, thanks to our commitment to work experience, internships, professionally-accredited courses and close links with industry.
According to the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014, Communications and Media Studies courses are ranked 4th in the UK for graduate prospects, Art and Design programmes are ranked 11th with Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism at no. 3 and many others in the top 20.
4. State-of-the-art facilities
We have invested £140 million in our waterfront Brayford Campus to provide our students with student-centred teaching spaces, including high-tech sports facilities, laboratories, studios, galleries and our award-winning Great Central Warehouse Library. The University of Lincoln holds a host of accolades for its teaching, facilities and research practice. It has been nominated as entrepreneurial university of the year.
5. World-class tuition
We have established an international reputation for the quality of our teaching. It is carried out by world-class academics who are leaders in their fields, and who maintain strong links with industry to help students secure internships and graduate roles.
6. Fantastic scholarships
We have an excellent range of scholarships available to support students from all backgrounds in achieving a world-class education, including the Vice Chancellor's Scholarship worth £12,000 for the incoming student with the highest entry qualifications.
7. Ground-breaking research
With a recent 600 per cent increase in research funding, the University of Lincoln is leading the way in ground-breaking, internationally excellent research, including research projects into low carbon aviation technology, new cancer treatments and intellectual freedom. The University was commended by the QAA for its ‘student as producer’ initiative which engages undergraduates in research alongside leading academics.
8. City centre location
Our students do not sacrifice a convenient location for campus living - our site is in the heart of historic and picturesque Lincoln, just minutes away from shops, restaurants, bars and transport links, meaning there is no need to run a car or spend money on public transport.
9. You in the driving seat
With our pioneering new Student as Producer initiative, University of Lincoln students are not just consumers of information – we challenge them to become active partners in their education by taking part of research projects with academic, and even to present their work at research conferences.
10. A truly global University
With students of more than 90 different nationalities studying here, and working links with universities and colleges around the world, the University of Lincoln is proud of its international reach.