Life at Lincoln

One of the world’s great historic cities, Lincoln is renowned for its fusion of old and new. The winning combination of a welcoming and vibrant city centre and a historic Cathedral Quarter, both offering a rich variety of attractions, activities, and amenities, makes Lincoln a fantastic place in which to live and study. The University’s campus is based at the heart of it all. Located on the picturesque Brayford Pool waterfront, it provides a modern student-centred community with almost everything you’ll need either on campus or a short walk away.

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Discover Lincoln

One of the world's great small cities, Lincoln is a melting pot where historical surroundings and culture blend with modern living. From the spectacular Lincoln Cathedral to the buzzing Brayford waterfront, discover why Lincoln has something for everyone.

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From anime to orchestra, frisbee to filmmaking, rowing to musical theatre - with more than 130 different sports, clubs and societies there is plenty to do outside of the classroom to get the most out of your time at Lincoln. And if there isn't a club catering to your interests already, the Students' Union can help you set one up!

Students’ Union

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Explore Our Award-winning Campus

Wherever your interests lie, from the arts to the sciences, the University of Lincoln offers a range of specialist facilities. Many of them are award-winning, such as our Great Central Warehouse Library. With our modern workshops, studios and laboratories, it is not surprising that Lincoln is highly rated for its academic facilities and learning resources.

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Sport at Lincoln

Our on-campus Sports Centre boasts well-equipped modern facilities, including a gym, sports hall, dance studio and a range of indoor and outdoor courts and pitches for sports such as football, hockey, netball and badminton. There are numerous sports clubs to join through the Students’ Union, and Lincoln competes against other universities in national British Universities and Colleges Sport competitions.


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Find other tips and experiences from our current students on our Student Life Blog. 

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Accommodation That's a Home From Home

Choosing where to live while at university is a big decision. Our Brayford Pool Campus is located in the heart of the city of Lincoln and most of our students live either on campus or within a short walk away. Explore the wide variety of student accommodation options available at Lincoln.


The Library

Whatever subject you choose to study, the University's Great Central Warehouse Library will be a core part of your learning experience at Lincoln. Open 24/7 at key times of the year, our award-winning Great Central Warehouse Library stocks more than a quarter of a million books and many more online resources.

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Student Support Centre

At Lincoln, we put students at the heart of our academic community and that means our dedicated, specialist staff being there to help when needed, whether it’s financial advice or access to health services. Find out more about the range of support available to students at Lincoln.

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Career Planning

Start planning for your dream graduate job from day one with a comprehensive programme of advice and activities on offer through our Careers and Employability team. This support, combined with our award-winning industry links, underpins Lincoln’s excellent track record on graduate employment.

Your Future Career

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Great Lives at the University of Lincoln

Catch up with some of the highlights from our Great Lives talks, which aim to offer inspirational insights into a range of industries, careers and passions, with a particular focus on supporting the ambitions of young people. Past speakers have included naturalist and BBC presenter Chris Packham CBE, scientist and broadcaster Lord Robert Winston, lawyer and human rights campaigner Baroness Helena Kennedy QC and the UK’s most senior scientist Professor Sir Mark Walport.

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