International Student Hub

Supporting You at Lincoln

Studying in another country can be challenging, from communicating in a new language and adapting to different ways of learning, to making new friends and socialising. That's why we've brought together a range of information and links to help you get settled.

Post-Enrolment Activities and Events

Once you are enrolled and have attended the range of helpful events and activities available during Welcome Week, we'll continue to run events throughout the year to help support you in various aspects of your academic study and social life here at Lincoln.

You can access a timetable of upcoming events below. Check back regularly as we will be updating this with new events as they are confirmed.

Upcoming Event Schedule
Event DateEvent Sessions
Monday 30 January

11am to 12pm: A Basic Introduction to PowerPoint (UL101)

   
Tuesday 31 January 

11am to 12pm: An Introduction to Harvard Referencing (UL110)

3pm to 4pm: Welcome to the Careers Service (UL110) 

4pm to 5pm: Coffee and Catch up (Towers)

 
Wednesday 1 February

11am to 12pm: Finding Business Information (Webinar)

11am to 1pm: Fun and Games with the GET Team (DCB Global Lounge)

2pm to 2.50pm: An Introduction to Essay Writing (UL110)

Thursday 2 February    

2pm to 3.30pm: Cite Your Sources (MB3601)

Friday 3 February   1pm to 2pm: Finding Business Information (Webinar)  
Event DateEvent Sessions
Monday 6 February
12pm to 4pm: February Refreshers Fayre (Engine Shed)    
Tuesday 7 February     4pm to 5pm: Coffee and Catch up (Towers) 
Wednesday 8 February

10am to 11am: A Basic Introduction to PowerPoint (UL101)

11am to 1pm: Fun and Games with the GET Team (DCB Global Lounge)

1pm to 2pm: Finding Business Information 
Thursday 9 February

11am to 11.50am: Finding Information: Successful Searching (UL101)

 

2pm to 3.30pm: Becoming an International Student (MB3101)

Friday 10 February

11am to 12pm: Introduction to Harvard Referencing (Webinar)

1pm to 2pm: Finding Business Information (Webinar)

 
Event DateEvent Sessions
Monday 13 February

 

 2:30pm to 4:30pm: Pronunciation: English Sounds and Intonation course begins. Must Register.  
Tuesday 14 February

 10am to 12pm: Academic Reading Skills course begins. Must Register.

   4pm to 5pm: Coffee and Catch up (Towers)
Wednesday 15 February

 11am to 1pm: Fun and Games with the GET Team (DCB Global Lounge) 

 2:30pm to 4:30pm: Academic Grammar course beginsMust Register.  3pm to 4pm: How to Succeed in Written Assessments (MB0603) *Repeat of Welcome Week talk
Thursday 16 February

 

  2:30pm to 4:30pm: Academic Writing Skills course begins. Must Register.

 

Friday 17 February

 

  2:30pm to 4:30pm: Culture and Conversation course begins. Must Register.  

Support and Services

In addition to a range of events to help you adjust to studying in the UK, we offer a range of help and support services for both personal and academic matters to help you settle in and make the most of your time at Lincoln.

Learning at Lincoln

Our Learning at Lincoln site is designed to help prepare and support you when joining your course at Lincoln. You can find more about how learning in the UK works, how assessment works, and hear the experiences of our students.

Learning at Lincoln Site
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Student Support and Wellbeing

At the University of Lincoln, we take great pride in placing our students at the heart of everything we do. We understand that leaving home, starting university, and embarking on your future career is a big step, but at Lincoln, it’s not one you have to take alone.

Our Student Support Centre is situated at the heart of our Brayford Pool Campus and is the first port of call for helping you to find the support you may need. Our specialist teams offer free, impartial, and confidential advice and information on an array of topics - from fees, funding, and making payments, to housing, visas, and legal issues.

As soon as you have enrolled at the University, you will be able to register with our on-campus Health Centre and you can also seek specialist advice from our Student Wellbeing Centre. The team includes student wellbeing advisors, mental health advisors, and counsellors who can provide advice and guidance in relation to disability, medical conditions, learning differences, and mental health.

Student Services Website

In-sessional Support

Our range of in-sessional courses, workshops, and one-to-one sessions are free and designed to support all international students for whom English is an additional language so that they are better prepared to tackle assignments and complete all tasks that require a high level of linguistic competence.

More Information
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The Library

At the heart of academic student life is the University’s Great Central Warehouse Library. The library is open 24/7 for the majority of the academic year and expert staff are on hand to help you navigate resources and support you with academic writing, statistical analysis, and referencing. The library also provides a wide range of practical support for students’ learning development, offering drop-ins, workshops, and individual appointments.

Library Support

ICT How To Guides

Our helpful ICT guides can help you with a range of common ICT issues you may face when getting started at university, including multi-factor authentication, passwords, WiFi, and email.

How to Guides
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Living in the UK

Depending on where you are from, the cost of living in Lincoln may differ from your home country. It is important to plan ahead and ensure that you will have enough money to pay for your tuition fees and living costs throughout your course, before you start. Our Living in the UK guide can provide useful advice and information to help you plan your finances, both before you start your course at the University of Lincoln and during your studies. 

Living in the UK Guide

Student Life

Our Student Life blog site hosts a range of helpful information and tips to help you settle in, all written by current International students. You can also read about the experiences of other students here at Lincoln and access information on a range of topics.

Student Life Blog
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Accommodation Support

If you are living in University managed accommodation, our Accommodation Services Team are on hand to help you settle in a provide any support you might need. Our ResLife Team provide you with opportunities to settle in, meet new people and have a great experience throughout the year with our planned programme of events, excursions, and activities. You can also access a range of services for current residents on the Accommodation Services website at https://accommodation.lincoln.ac.uk/current-residents/

If you are looking for guidance on finding accommodation, you can also visit our dedicated accommodation for international students pages.

Accommodation for International Students

Study Abroad

Each year, many of our students go abroad to study, work, or volunteer. An international experience can boost your academic and personal development, and help you gain a whole range of new skills, from problem solving to learning a new language. Discover what opportunities are available, how it all works, and everything you need to know about applying, funding, and support.

Explore Opportunities
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Global Experiences

The Global Experiences Team supports all Lincoln International Business School and international students to have a great time at the University of Lincoln, whilst gaining vital intercultural experience and employability skills. Through the Global Experiences Team, we encourage sharing and engaging with cultures from around the world right here at the University. Whether you attend a social event, cultural exchange session, or an international trip, you will be making the most of our diverse campus.

About Global Experiences

Careers Support

Preparing you for your future career in the global graduate jobs market shapes your student experience from the day that you enrol. Alongside our industry-engaged approach to teaching, we have a dedicated, award-winning Careers team to support you throughout your time at Lincoln and beyond You can access a wealth of resources on our Careers and Employability website, including a dedicated Careers Guide for International Students.

Access Careers Support