Profile - Overview:
The University of Lincoln is a place of high ambition, an institution whose progress since it was created in 2001 has been rapid and solidly grounded. Seeing itself as a 21st century expression of the old university ideal – where the student focus is paramount – at the same time as fulfilling the modern tasks of knowledge creation and transfer for the economic, social and cultural benefit of our society.
Location and Transport:
• The main, modern campus is in the beautiful, historic city of Lincoln. It is a lively and friendly place that has all the culture and attractions of a larger city, with many historic attractions but with a lower cost of living than most UK university cities.
• There are three campuses in Lincoln, one in Hull and one in Holbeach.
• Lincoln has regular train services to London, Birmingham, Newcastle and more. The A1 is nearby and linked to Lincoln via the A46.
• In Lincoln, everything this safe and student-friendly city has to offer is within walking distance of the main campus.
• The institution began life in Hull in 1861 when the Hull School of Art opened. Endsleigh Training College opened on Inglemire Avenue in 1905 and the Central College of Commerce was founded six years later, moving ultimately to Cottingham Road where the university had its corporate headquarters until 2001.
• The University has an international reputation for academic excellence and research and we hope that you will contribute to this by joining its thriving community. All its programmes offer our students up to date and business relevant teaching and learning ensuring you have the best opportunities for your future career. Many of its programmes are rooted in industry and our courses have excellent links with major global employers who often contribute to the curriculum.
• Student satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do, and in the latest National Student Survey (NSS) and the Times Higher Education's annual Student Experience Survey, Lincoln students rated courses and facilities at the University as among the best in the UK.
• Studying in another country is exciting and rewarding, and Lincoln's friendly atmosphere will help you settle into English life easily. They offer a special welcome service that will ensure you have all the practical help you need to feel at home in the UK.
Ranking: 71st in the UK in 2011
• Brayford Campus, Lincoln
• Cathedral Quarter, Lincoln
• Riseholme Park, Lincoln
• The University is keen to attract the brightest and the best students and therefore offers scholarships for academically gifted applicants. University of Lincoln International Scholarships are only available for self-financing students who pay the full tuition fees.
• 180 scholarships are now available to new self-financing, full-time international undergraduate and postgraduate students starting their programmes at the University in September 2010. These scholarships will be to the value of £2000 which will be credited to your tuition fee account.
• University of Lincoln International Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and potential. Each scholarship will be for one year only.
• Special Criteria Scholarships to International undergraduate or postgraduate students starting their programmes in January 2010 and September 2011:
- Vice Chancellor's Prize to the value of £1200
- Faculty Champion Prize to the value of £3000
- Alumni Scholarship to the value of £3000
- Sibling Scholarship to the value of £1200
- Spouse Scholarship to the value of £1200
Support to International Students:
The Global Association is a student run organisation for International, Mature and Postgraduate students that is closely supported by the University.
As an International student, you will be automatically a member of this Association from the moment you enrol. This means that you already belong somewhere before you arrive at Lincoln, but your involvement can be as much or as little as you wish.
Benefits of the University's Global Association:
• An ongoing opportunity to meet people from the same country as you
• A free exchange of ideas and experiences, whether academic or social, that will help you to adapt to studying and living in Lincoln
• Informal events such as coffee mornings and evening activities
• A centre for contact with the International Office, so we can hear your voice as the International Community
• The chance to go on planned trips and excursions within the UK
• There will also be details of our Loyalty Reward Scheme available through the Global Association