3rd June 2009, 9:35am
Lincoln 'big climber' in The Times Good University Guide
The Times Good University Guide The University of Lincoln is one of the most improved universities in the UK according to a national university league table published today.

The Times Good University Guide ranks 114 UK universities according to eight criteria. The University of Lincoln is described by The Times as a ‘big climber’, moving up 17 places overall, the second biggest improvement in ranking.

The guide shows that the University has improved over the last year in many of the criteria. Rises in specific categories include: student satisfaction – up to 59 from 100; research – up to 65= from 99=; award of good honours degrees – moving to 67 from 76 position.

Pro Vice Chancellor (External Affairs), Professor Scott Davidson, said:
“Already this year the University of Lincoln has moved significantly up the rankings in the Independent’s Complete University Guide and the Guardian’s University Guide.

“This latest substantial move up a prestigious league table confirms that Lincoln is delivering quality in its teaching, learning and research and this is having an impact at the national level.

“The University’s success in national assessments, such as the recent Research Assessment Exercise and National Student Survey, has contributed to the continued improvement in overall rankings.”

The Times Good University Guide is an authoritative and widely respected guide to universities in the UK and is regarded by many as an essential and comprehensive tool for students and parents at home and abroad.

The University of Lincoln is ranked 86 overall out of 114 universities included in the Guide, with the University of Oxford topping the rankings. This rise of 17 places makes the University of Lincoln one of the most improved universities in the Guide.

The guide is published by HarperCollins. Details can been found at www.timesonline.co.uk/gug and as a supplement in today’s Times.
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