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About University of Lincoln

From the Gold-standard quality of our teaching to our award-winning approach to working with industry, the University of Lincoln has established a reputation as of one of the most dynamic and fastest growing universities in the UK.

We have around 14,000 students and 1,600 members of staff in our academic community, which features more than 100 different nationalities across our three campuses in Lincoln, Riseholme and Holbeach.

Our academic departments, or Schools, are organised into four Colleges: the College of Arts, the College of Science, the College of Social Science and the Lincoln International Business School. Within these we offer a wide variety of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, as well as short courses, degree apprenticeships and PhD and postdoctoral opportunities.

Quality research underpins all our academic endeavours and our academic staff includes more than 60 substantive professors, who support a thriving research culture and a high-quality student experience.

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“For the university in particular, I love the faculty I work with, as they have gone out of their way to help me and my fellow students learn in our courses and to help us acclimatise to life in the UK.”

Key Facts


Research projects taking place at the University of Lincoln projects are making a real impact and bringing direct, positive benefits to society across wide range of sectors, from developing new medical technologies to preserving rare architectural treasures.


We have a reputation for innovative teaching at the highest standard and have been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The University of Lincoln was judged by the TEF panel as delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students.


Many of our courses are accredited by relevant professional bodies, further strengthening employment prospects for our graduates. Our industry links with professional bodies can mean enhanced opportunities for you to take part in relevant work placements, visit sites of interests and hear from visiting speakers.