There are many great reasons why our students and staff are proud of the University of Lincoln, including our award-winning teaching, excellent graduate prospects, world-class research, and close links with industry. Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city, the University of Lincoln is ranked 17th overall in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2020.
A Global University
Her Majesty the Queen opened the first University of Lincoln building on the Brayford Campus in 1996, which is now home to over 14,000 students across the Colleges of Science, Social Science, Art and Lincoln International Business School. Students from more than 130 countries have studied with us.
High Student Satisfaction
The 2020 What Uni Student Choice Awards also rank the University of Lincoln in the top 10 UK universities for international students. This high ranking is based on feedback from our international students.
The University of Lincoln is home to world-leading researchers who are making profound contributions to their subject areas. Within the Research Excellence Framework 2014, more than half of the research submitted by the University of Lincoln was judged to be internationally excellent or world-leading.
From the Harry Potter movies to roles at some of the biggest banks in the world, University of Lincoln students enjoy a wide range of successful careers.
As part of your course, it may be possible to take part in a work placement or industry project, subject to visa requirements. This can be a great opportunity to apply the knowledge you have developed in your degree in a professional setting.
Lincoln is recognised as one of the world's great historic cities with over 2,000 years of history and culture. In 2016, the city of Lincoln was named the UK’s friendliest city by the Eden Project’s Big Lunch programme.