Lincoln Students' Union is an independent, student-led organisation run on behalf of all University of Lincoln students. The aim of the Students' Union is to provide the best possible student experience by providing a wide range of services which put students at the heart of life at Lincoln. Students are able to get involved with sports and societies, develop their skills with volunteering and other employability opportunities, whilst also accessing many other services such as the SU Advice Centre.
Lincoln Students' Union has a team of elected Student Leaders who aim to ensure that your student voice is heard and changes are made. There are five Student Leaders representing you in all areas of your student experience: VP Education, Georgia; VP Activities, Abi; VP International, Amina; VP Wellbeing and Community, Lucy; and VP Campaigns and Environment, Bailey.
The Advice Centre offers free professional, independent, and impartial advice. If you need any support or representation regarding academic studies, finance, housing, or welfare, the trained Advisors are there to help you. You are able to get in touch via email, phone call, WhatsApp, and can also book an appointment online.
You can get involved with your Students' Union in many ways such as becoming a Course Representative or through joining a sports team or society, there is something for everyone. The Students' Union's Campaigns Network also provides an excellent platform to meet new people while fundraising for, championing, and supporting under-represented groups.
Sports, Societies, and Academic Societies are a great way to make friends and feel part of a community. There are currently over 150 groups to get involved with, and something for everyone! Be sure to attend the virtual fayres and get a taste for what Sports and Societies are all about via the taster and training sessions. Don't miss out on your opportunity to meet like-minded people and be a part of the #WeAreLincoln community.
The Students' Union offers a dedicated employability programme to help you identify and develop new skills helping to make you more employable. From a wide-range of volunteering opportunities and even the chance to complete your Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award. There are many CV-boosting opportunities to get involved in to make sure you're ready for the world of work.
Throughout the year, the Students' Union will be hosting frequent events and activities both online and on-campus. Experience and enjoy the outdoor cinema, virtual fayres, food markets, and social sport. As restrictions ease, prepare yourself as the Students' Union will also play host to a range of live music, award-winning club events, comedy nights and much more.
Housed in an impressive glass building, once an engine shed, and located on the Brayford Waterfront within the university campus, Towers is a hub of entertainment for students and staff. Enjoy food and drink whilst watching all your favourite sports and keep an eye out for events across the year!
The Engine Shed is Lincoln's largest live entertainment venue with a host of regular and one off club nights, including the student favourite Quack! Its stage has welcomed many award-winning artists from Kaiser Chiefs to Stereophonics, and comedians including Jimmy Carr and Sarah Millican.
Located on the edge of the University of Lincoln campus with a view of the Brayford Waterfront, The Swan is a homely pub in a prime location for waterside food and drink for staff and students of the university. The Swan offers a wide array of snacks, meals, and drinks throughout the day whilst also hosting various events throughout the year.
Moored on the picturesque Brayford Pool, the Barge offers a special experience allowing you to enjoy a variety of both food and drink whilst on-the-water. Serving a range of beers, wines, cocktails and spirits, there’s something for everyone.