A high-quality student experience
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. Lincoln is ranked 22nd overall in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2019, and is a top 50 UK university in the Complete University Guide 2019.
Lincoln was awarded Gold – the highest standard possible - in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017, an independent assessment of teaching quality in UK higher education. This award reflects our exciting teaching methods, great support for students and excellent employment outcomes.
In the National Student Survey (NSS) 2018, students rated the University of Lincoln among the best in the country for overall student satisfaction, placing the University 7th in the UK. Lincoln was also named in the UK’s top ten for postgraduate and international student satisfaction in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017.
In our last institutional review by the UK’s Quality Assurance Agency, we were commended for our approach to enhancing students' learning opportunities through our ground-breaking Student as Producer initiative, which engages all students in real academic research.
Welcome to the University of Lincoln, an ambitious, exciting university which has developed a reputation as one of the most successful UK universities. We are a forward-looking university located at the heart of a thriving, cosmopolitan and friendly city.
Our academics are engaged in world-leading research projects across a wide range of disciplines and the University received a £2 million increase in funding in the latest national research assessment.
The University of Lincoln has established itself as one of the most successful institutions of higher education in the UK, receiving outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.
Over 11,000 students are taught at our main campus on the waterfront Brayford Pool marina in the centre of Lincoln, and we have further locations at Riseholme Park, and Holbeach. We are extremely proud of the state-of-the-art facilities across our campuses, as well as our world-leading research and our commitment to equality and diversity.
With over a thousand employees in a range of roles, both academic and professional, the University of Lincoln is one of the largest employers in this historic, lively and welcoming city.
The University of Lincoln is an institutional member of the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU). We hold an institutional Bronze Award for our Gender Equality work (Athena SWAN) and we have a growing number of Schools who are Bronze Award holders, in addition we are currently working towards recognition under the Race Equality Charter Mark.
We are proud to state that we positively welcome applications from across all sections and backgrounds of society as this means that we can continue to have a diverse staff and student community and deliver a study and work environment that is truly dynamic and engaging.