As of 2023, the University of Lincoln was placed among the top 30 universities in the UK for student satisfaction by the Guardian University guide. Whether you, or a family member is considering moving to Lincoln to complete their studies, it can be assured that this up and coming town will have many attractions to keep you busy during your studies.
1. Prestigious Universities
Lincoln is home to 2 universities. The University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste are both highly esteemed institutions which hold a strong academic reputation.
The University of Lincoln offers a wide range of courses and has a diverse student body which creates A vibrant academic community.
2. Historic charm
The city of Lincoln has a rich history that is reflected in its stunning architecture and medieval heritage. The presence of the historic Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral adds a unique charm to the town creating a picturesque backdrop for students to study and explore. The town also offers many coffee shops and restaurants that students can stop off and work in if they are in need of a change of scenery.
3. Student friendly atmosphere
The University town is designed to cater to the needs of students, therefore there are numerous bars, restaurants and entertainment spots which offer student discounts and cater to a younger crowd, creating a vibrant and inclusive atmosphere. The University campus is also all located in one main area which is well signposted, meaning there will be little confusion when attending your first lectures. All of the student accommodations are a walking distance from campus, meaning you don’t have to rely on waiting for public transport to take you anywhere, also saving you money on having to get a bus pass like you would in larger cities.
4. On campus student support services
The University of Lincoln provides excellent student support services which helps students adjust to the university life and achieve their academic goals. The university offers readily available counselling services, academic tutoring at the library, career guidance and a range of societies help the move in period be less daunting whilst also creating the environment to get to know new people and make new friends. Tutors are also easy to access through email if you have any queries regarding your course.
5. Excellent location
Lincoln is situated in the Heart of England which makes it easily accessible from other major cities. Many of the students come from places such as: Nottingham, Leicester, Peterborough, Cleethorpes, and Sheffield. If you want to visit home or take a weekend break in a different UK city, you have plenty of options to easily accessible destinations. These cities are all easily connected through our train station which has reliable and frequent trains. The town’s central location provides students with opportunities to travel and explore different parts of the country during their university years.