University of Lincoln
- Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS
- 01522 882000
- Vice Chancellor
- Professor Mary Stuart
Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city, the University of Lincoln is recognised for the quality of its teaching, research and innovative approach to working with industry.
Its work with Siemens plc in establishing the first dedicated school of engineering to be created in the UK for more than two decades has been widely cited as an example of best practice for university-industry collaborations. It has won a string of national accolades, including a Lord Stafford Award and Times Higher Education Award.
Since the University’s main Brayford Pool Campus was opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 1996, more than £150m has been invested in the facilities, revitalising this waterfront area of the city and attracting investment from retail, leisure and property sectors.
The University of Lincoln is estimated to be worth more than £250m to the local economy and has created more than 3,000 jobs.
Its award-winning Sparkhouse business incubation centre has enabled more than 200 new and growing businesses to establish themselves. The Holbeach Campus in southern Lincolnshire is home to the National Centre for Food Manufacturing, a state-of-the-art training factory sponsored and updated entirely by industry. The University’s Lincoln Business School provides work-based learning for industry and the Armed Forces.
Lincoln saw an increase in national research funding of more than 600 per cent following the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and its academics regularly secure grant funding from major UK research councils and European sources.
The University of Lincoln was rated in the top third of UK universities in the THE Student Experience Survey 2014. Its Accountancy course has ranked number one for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey for five years running and several other subjects are listed in the top 10 nationally.
In its latest review by the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency, Lincoln was commended for its Student as Producer initiative, which engages all students in real academic research.
Lincoln graduates enjoy prospects above the national average with nine out of ten in work or further study six months after finishing their course and two thirds in graduate level roles.
Recent news from University of Lincoln
13 October: Leading genetics specialist joins Life Sciences team
A scientist specialising in the genetic causes of human disease has boosted the ranks at the University of Lincoln, UK.
13 October: More progress needed on collaboration between employers and universities to fill STEM skills gaps
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12 October: The true story of the suffragettes: historian reveals vital role of working class women
The battalion of working and middle-class women who helped secure British women's right to vote through the suffrage campaign should be as celebrated as the famous Pankhursts, according to the …
8 October: Adventure Ahead for Gymnasium arts programme
A film installation by acclaimed visual artist Annika Eriksson which weaves together science fiction with documentary footage to create a thought-provoking vision of the future will open to the …
6 October: Flu jab reduces risk of stroke
The risk of suffering a stroke is significantly reduced for up to two months after receiving a flu vaccine, a major new study has shown.