University of Lincoln

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 has established an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research, rating in the top 10 in the UK for teaching quality and student experience (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

Lincoln is recognised as setting a blueprint for excellence in teaching and learning through its pioneering approach to working with industry. Its unique relationships with companies such as Siemens and the Lincolnshire Co-op demonstrate its innovative industry-engaged approach. This has been acknowledged through a series of national awards and accolades, including a Lord Stafford Award and a Times Higher Education Award.

Since the University’s main Brayford Pool Campus was opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 1996, more than £200m 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 £300m to the local economy, doubling local economic growth rates, and has created more than 3,000 jobs. Its award-winning Sparkhouse business incubation centre has supported more than 300 new and growing businesses to establish themselves in the region and created over 450 new jobs.

The Holbeach Campus in southern Lincolnshire is home to the National Centre for Food Manufacturing, a state-of-the-art facility which serves as a gateway to global food manufacturing, providing critical expertise on industry needs and hosting pioneering research, development and training projects. The University’s Lincoln International Business School provides work-based learning for industry and the Armed Forces.

The quality and breadth of research at the University of Lincoln was highlighted in the national Research Excellence Framework 2014, where more than half of the University’s submitted research was rated as internationally excellent or world leading. In its latest review by the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency, Lincoln was commended for its approach to enhancing students’ learning opportunities and its Student as Producer initiative, which engages all students in real academic research.

The University also has some of the most satisfied students in the UK, placed in the UK’s top 10 for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2016 and ranked number one in a range of NSS subject areas including Zoology, Transport and Travel, Design, Biochemistry, and Animal Science. Lincoln graduates enjoy prospects above the national average with 95% of its most recent graduates in work or further study six months after graduating and almost three quarters in graduate level roles.

Recent news from University of Lincoln

27 March: Discovery that 'size matters' in cell-to-cell communication could unlock new methods for disease diagnosis and treatment
Size really does matter when it comes to the mechanisms that cells use to communicate with each other, according to pioneering new nanobiotechnology research which has important implications for the …

27 March: Suffrage Science Award for Lincoln psychology professor
A psychology professor whose research on childhood development has helped to teach children safe behaviour with dogs has been recognised for her work with a Suffrage Women in Science Award.

17 March: Rare cricket family sheds light on how extinct Jurassic species evolved into the modern acoustic insects we know today
World-first research into a rare family of insects will help scientists understand how the common bush-crickets we are familiar with today developed their highly specialised acoustic functions.

15 March: Are we speaking clearly? Lord Boateng examines changing global attitudes to education
A House of Lords peer and global development campaigner will examine how communication and education between nationalities plays a key role in helping people from around the world understand each …

13 March: New project to help students overcome barriers to academic success
The University of Lincoln, UK, is contributing to a major new £485,000 project designed to ensure that students confronted by challenging circumstances during their time at university can get the …

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