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
30 November: Making art accessible to visually impaired people
An innovative new project will explore the best ways to curate and design exhibitions to make them more accessible to blind and visually impaired people.
29 November: New research to explore public's role in Parliamentary decision-making
A social scientist from the University of Lincoln, UK, will have rare access to Parliament to examine the relationship between the British public and the processes which shape political …
25 November: Showcasing the future of farming
Scientists from the University of Lincoln, UK, have been showcasing their research on the future of farming at some of the world's biggest agri-tech events this month.
22 November: The art of making music: students inspired by top producer
Music students at the University of Lincoln, UK, had the chance to learn from one of the best in the business when they were treated to a masterclass from renowned sound engineer and record producer, …
22 November: Reshaping our ideas of bacterial evolution
The shape of bacteria does not influence how well they can move - this is the surprising finding of new research which could have major implications for the future of the scientific and medical …