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About us

With Inspirational teaching, specialist facilities, and great student support we aim to help you achieve your aspirations.

Lincoln is the 3rd most affordable university city in the UK according to the NatWest Student Living Index 2023.

Voted for by students at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2024, the University of Lincoln is ranked 1st in the UK for Student Accommodation, 3rd for University of the Year, 3rd for Student Life, 3rd Facilities, 4th for Student Support, 2nd for International, and 2nd for Postgraduate.

We hold Triple Gold Status for the 2023 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) – achieving the top Gold rating overall and in both aspect ratings for student experience and student outcomes.

We were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize through innovations in research, education and technology.

We rank in the UK's top 10 modern universities in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024 and in the top 50 UK universities overall in The Complete University Guide 2024.

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From the 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. Gaining Triple Gold Status in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework (2023).

What makes us different

One of the many reasons that Lincoln is popular with students is because of its proximity to the University’s main campus, next to the picturesque Brayford Pool marina in the thriving city centre. Everything students need, from shops, to bars and restaurants, is just a short walk from campus. The University also offers students a great range of award winning high-quality accommodation at sought-after locations in the heart of the city. Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to London and several major cities,  providing direct links to locations around the world. The latest addition to our campus is our stunning medical school building - one of the most sustainable facilities of its kind. Exploring our campus and city for yourself will help you to get a real feel for what it might be like to study here and discover why students #LoveLincoln. Our Open Days offer a great chance to get a sense of what it’s like to be a student at the University of Lincoln.

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“If it wasn’t for the University of Lincoln, I would not be working for one of the best global pharmaceutical companies in the world.” CMC Regulatory Affairs, Associate at AstraZeneca

Shantae Kaur Rayat - MChem Forensic Chemistry
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Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS

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Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS