Applicants and Offer Holders

We’re delighted that you’ve applied for a place to study with us here at the University of Lincoln. In this section, you’ll find helpful information designed to take you right through from when you've submitted your application to enrolling in September. If you've yet to apply, you can find out more about how to submit your application on our how to apply pages.

We are here to support you at every stage of your journey, and you can contact us with any questions you may have by emailing or by calling 01522 886644.

I've Applied What's Next?

Our Admissions Team will review your application and we may invite you to an interview or audition (if required for your course) before deciding whether to make you an offer to study with us. Don’t worry if you’ve not heard from us, we will process your application as soon as we can and will be in touch. If you submitted your application by the 31 January 2024 UCAS deadline, you can expect the University to make a decision on your application by 16 May 2024.

You can sign in to your UCAS Hub to check your application's progress at any time. It’s really important you keep your contact details up to date to make sure you don’t miss any notifications.

I've Received an Offer

If you've received an offer to study with us, you'll become one of our Offer Holders. Explore our understanding your offer page to find out more about the different types of offers that can be made, how to reply to your offer, and more detail about our entry requirements. You'll also be invited to join one of our exciting Offer Holder Days, where you'll be able to visit us and get a feel for your subject through a day of taster sessions.

We will be in touch with regular Offer Holder emails to keep you up to date with our latest news, upcoming important dates, and information you'll need to help prepare you for university life. 

Understanding My Offer

We’ve got all of the information you need to clearly understand your offer and how to reply. You can also view some examples of typical offers we may make and find out more about additional requirements you may need to meet.

Offer Guide
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Offer Holder Days

If you've received an offer to study with us, you'll be invited to one of our exciting Offer Holder Days. These subject-specific events provide you with the chance to really experience what it might be like to study your chosen course at Lincoln through a day of taster sessions. You'll also be able to meet your potential coursemates and speak to academic staff.

More Information
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What Else Do I Need to Consider?

Once you have your offer, it’s time to start putting your plans in place for the start of the course. It’s important that you understand and apply for your student finance and take a look at your accommodation options. You can also begin to start meeting your potential future coursemates via Unibuddy, our online student community.

Learning at Lincoln

Our Learning at Lincoln site includes tips from current students, advice from tutors and links to resources and support on all aspects of learning and teaching.

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Preparing for Results Day

It’s finally the day you’ve been waiting for, and we’ve got everything crossed for you. We know that results day can be a busy time, so to answer any questions you may have about what to do next, we have pulled together a simple guide.

There are plenty of things you can do in advance to prepare, even if you think you know what grades you're likely to achieve. Remember, regardless of what happens on the day, the University of Lincoln is here to help you.

Get Ready for Lincoln

Once you've received your results and your place at Lincoln is confirmed, you can start to look forward to joining us. We can’t wait to welcome all of our new students in September and bring them the amazing student experience Lincoln has become known for. It's important to understand the formal enrolment process and to access your Welcome Week timetables ready for your first week. We'll also be in touch with lots of useful information in the weeks before you are due to arrive.

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Contact Us

University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool Campus

+44 (0)1522 886644