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University of Lincoln

4.3 out of 5 (26 ratings / 12 reviews) Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
The University of Lincoln has enjoyed a meteoric rise up the university league tables for good reason: we put students at the heart of everything we do. Added to that, we are a research-based university with quality teaching and excellent career prospects for our graduates.

Master's Programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (1)



Programmes range from Bachelor’s degrees to PhDs, and cover British, European, Asian and American history from the medieval period to the late 20th Century, taking a thematic approach to the subjects of identity, class, gender, state and society. There is an emphasis on the use of primary source materials including newspapers, probate documents, film, cartoons, novels, art and oral testimony.


At Lincoln, the satisfaction of our students comes first. That is why we are ranked among the best in the UK for student satisfaction in the latest NSS survey, and why nine out of ten of our most recent graduates were in work or further study six months after finishing their course, with two thirds in graduate level roles. We offer world-class degree programmes in a campus full of state-of-the-art facilities, taught by staff who are leading experts in their fields.


Research is at the heart of the University of Lincoln and our staff and students are an integral part of our research community. Research shapes and inspires our academic structure, it forms the content of our teaching and learning, it underpins our partnerships and relations around the world.


Our careers service offers a dedicated team of qualified advisors who work closely with Schools across the University to support you in preparation for your future career.

The service works closely with regional and national employers, organising a wide range of activities and workshops throughout the year. These include job hunting workshops, employer mentoring schemes, careers fairs and employer presentations, all in addition to linking you to graduate positions.

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Student services

Throughout your time at the University of Lincoln, our support staff will be available if you need any help or advice. The Student Services Team provides integrated support to students through two teams of professional staff, who are here to help you make the most of your studies.

Housing services

You can choose from a fantastic range of accommodation in Lincoln. Most accommodation is situated around the attractive waterside of the Brayford Pool Marina. There are also options in town and in the Cathedral Quarter. Because the main University campus is in the city centre, all accommodation whether on campus or off campus, is within short walking distance.

Library services

As a student at Lincoln we know you want an excellently resourced, comfortable and well-designed library. There are a range of services and facilities available to aid your study including:

  • More than 260,000 print book titles and more than 2,100 ebooks
  • More than 44,000 journals available in print or electronic format

ICT services

At the University of Lincoln we know how much you rely on having efficient computing and online services to make studying as smooth as possible. That is why if you require IT support or advice you can contact ICT Services at any time for help and guidance on:

  • Computing
  • Internet Access
  • Printing
  • Telephones
  • Audio Visual
  • Online Services.

Medical services

When you enrol at the University of Lincoln, you will also have the opportunity to register with our on-campus GP. The University’s Health Centre is situated in the Marina building on the Brayford Pool campus. The Centre is a NHS General Medical Practice and offers medical services to students.

Student Life

Campus life

On campus our Engine Shed and Tower Bars host live music, comedy nights, socials, parties and balls. The Lincoln Performing Arts Centre and The Engine Shed have brought the UKs leading performers and bands to the University.

Sports facilities

As well as a place to study, University is also a place to live and socialise. We aim to make it as easy as possible for students to make new friends and play an active social role in University life and its social networks.From the Debating Society to American Football, the aim of Sports and Societies is to bring together students with common interests and facilitate them in pursuing and a hobby or activity they are interested with.With currently over 2000 students involved with Sports or Societies there is usually something for everyone to get involved in.

Student clubs

All University of Lincoln students are automatically members of Lincoln Students’ Union unless they choose to opt out of membership at enrolment to the University. The Union has its own constitution and officers which are separate from the University of Lincoln. The University of Lincoln has certain responsibilities for the Students' Union under the Union's constitution and under the Education Act 1994, however, the Students' Union, and its associated trading subsidiaries, are separate legal entities from the University of Lincoln.


  • We are pleased to note the excellent outcome from the latest QAA Institutional ReviewMany programmes, Schools and research groups have professional and academic accreditations.

Student Reviews

Lincoln University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
More student to teacher contact and networking events needed.
Tens on the board!
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
Amazing time, excellent teaching quality and academic support
Limited sports facilities.
Rhian Callcut rated 2.5 out of 5 stars
Limited sports facilities

Lincoln, England, United Kingdom