International Understanding Your Offer

Understanding your Offer

We would like to congratulate you on receiving your offer to study here at the University of Lincoln. This page explains what your offer means and what you will need to do next.

Conditional Offer

A conditional offer from the University of Lincoln means that your place is subject to you meeting certain conditions, these typically include achieving a certain exam / IELTS result, or sending copies of your passport / transcripts to us.

Unconditional Offer

An unconditional offer means that you have already met the University of Lincoln’s entry requirements for your course.

Replying to Your Offer

Undergraduate Applicants

For applicants who have applied through UCAS, you can accept your offer through UCAS Track. If you do not reply to your offers by the set date, your application maybe unsuccessful.

As an undergraduate applicant, there are three ways in which you can reply to your offer.

Firm Acceptance

This should be your first choice from all the offers you have. You can only make this reply once.

Insurance Acceptance

An insurance acceptance is your second choice university. This means if you do not meet the conditions of your first choice, but do for your insurance, then you will be accepted there instead. Please be aware that if you meet the conditions of your first choice then this will invalidate your insurance place.


Once you have decided on your firm and insurance choices, you must decline all other offers.

Postgraduate Applicants

If you have applied to the University of Lincoln online, you can accept or decline your offer through the application system. If you have applied through the services of an Agent or Partner, you can accept or decline your offer by emailing our International Admissions Team at