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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. We aim to give students the skills and experience needed to discover and drive forward solutions to some of the most pressing problems facing our world today.

We are placed among the top 20 universities in the UK for student satisfaction in the Guardian University Guide 2022. We are listed in the world's top 130 in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Young University Rankings 2022, hold a maximum five-star score overall in the QS Stars ratings system of global universities, and feature in the QS World University Rankings 2021 of the world's top 1,000 universities.

 

Industry Links

The University of Lincoln is recognised as setting a blueprint for excellence in our pioneering approach to working with industry. Our unique relationships with companies such as Siemens Energy and the Lincolnshire Co-op demonstrate our innovative industry-engaged approach, which has been acknowledged through a series of national awards over the past decade.

We have built a reputation for understanding and responding to the needs of business, forging strong industry links to address specific skills gaps and real-world commercial challenges.

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Research at Lincoln

The University of Lincoln is home to world-leading researchers who are making profound contributions to their subject areas. From developing new medical technologies to preserving rare architectural treasures, the work of Lincoln’s academics and students makes a real difference to society.

The quality and breadth of research at the University of Lincoln was highlighted in the national Research Excellence Framework 2014, where more than half of the University's submitted research was rated as internationally excellent or world leading.

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