The University of Lincoln is a vibrant community of scholars. Each of us bringing new knowledge, skills, and approaches to our university life. We welcome thousands of new members to our community each year and we benefit from sharing views and ideas from all around the globe. We actively seek to create One Community where, whoever you are, wherever you come from, you are part of our University and you can be safe enough to be challenged and supported to grow and develop. Wherever you are from, Lincoln is your home – a base for discovery, learning, and exploring your world and your future.
We create opportunities for all members of our community to get involved and contribute to their university. We value new ideas and we adapt and develop as the community grows and changes. As One Community, we are comprised of individuals with a range of different experiences, identities, and cultures. We thrive as a community because of our diversity and it is through exploring novel and different ideas together that we can understand our world better.
At Lincoln we celebrate the diversity of all our staff and our students; and together we are stronger.
Lincoln Students’ Union is an independent organisation and communicates with its own members.
The University of Lincoln is not holding a referendum. We are aware that Lincoln Students’ Union is holding a referendum ‘to lobby the University of Lincoln to stand with the Black Lives Matter movement by providing more educational materials, engaging support and demonstrate positive activism’.
We support their right to do so but would like to say for the sake of all of our students, staff and alumni that the University of Lincoln is, and always has been, fully committed to our black students, and the global Black Lives Matter movement has encouraged us to redouble our efforts to stamp out racism.
This is not our referendum and regardless of the outcome the University of Lincoln will take action. As a University we are determined to address the challenges that we, and all universities, face to tackle discrimination, inequality and injustices facing black and minority students.
At the University of Lincoln we believe that everyone is entitled to respect. Our success is dependent upon the positive contribution made by each and every member of the University’s community.
Our Respect Charter outlines the five core values that lie at the heart of our community:
Lincoln is one of the world’s great historic cities. The winning combination of a vibrant city centre and a historic Cathedral Quarter, both offering a rich variety of attractions, activities, and amenities, makes it a fantastic place in which to live and study.
The University of Lincoln hosts a wide range of events throughout the year, from celebrating LGBTQ+ and Black History Month, to hosting public talks. We welcome a range of guest speakers from a variety of backgrounds, reflecting the diverse nature of our community and enabling us all broaden our experience and learn from each other.
From the Gold-standard quality of our teaching to our award-winning approach to working with industry, the University of Lincoln has established a reputation as of one of the most dynamic and fastest growing universities in the UK.
Based in one of the world’s great historic cities, we are home to more than 14,000 students representing more than 100 nationalities. Our students are at the heart of everything we do, and we continually invest in our campus as we strive to provide the best possible learning environment.