Reputation and League Table Rankings

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 listed in the world's top 150 in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Young University Rankings 2023, hold a maximum five-star score overall in the QS Stars ratings system of global universities, and feature in the QS World University Rankings 2023 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

Through our research, we are striving to change society for the better. We are developing new medical technologies, connecting individuals and communities through shared local heritage, and contributing to international efforts to address global challenges such as climate change.

In the latest national Research Excellence Framework (REF), more than three quarters of Lincoln’s research was judged to be internationally excellent or world-leading, with the strongest improvements made in ratings for the impact our research has on society.

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