Bishop Grosseteste University2014 League Table Ranking 116
2014 Overall Score 439
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- Established in 1862 as a Diocesan Training College.
- Underwent a name change to 'Bishop Grosseteste College' in 1962 to mark the centenary year .
- Awarded University College status in the summer of 2006 and University status in December 2013, becoming Bishop Grosseteste University.
Location and transport
- Based in a single site campus in the heart of historic Lincoln.
- All of Lincoln's major facilities are within walking distance of the University campus.
- Lincoln has good rail links throughout the country, along with easy access to the A1.
- Entry requirements vary depending on the particular course chosen. UCAS tariff points system used for undergraduate entry.
- Please contact our academic registry by email or telephone (01522 583658) for specific requirements.
- Male:female, 26% and 74% female.
- Mature students:students under 21 years of age, 30%.
- Ratio of applicants to accepted applicants differs depending on the subject, ranging from 2:1 up to 6:1.
- Opportunity to employ distance-learning elements within some part-time courses.
- Bishop Grosseteste was the highest placed HEI in the East Midlands, according to the National Student Survey 2008.
- English at Bishop Grossteste is ranked first in the UK for graduate prospects for the second year in a row according to the Complete University Guide 2011.
- Specialists in Education, offering Teacher Training for nearly 150 years.
Student facilities, including library and computing
- Dedicated library open 7 days a week, offering over 135,000 books and journals.
- Availability of IT suites attached to particular departments.
- 90% of our students said they were satisfied with IT provision, according to the National Student Survey 2010.
- 89% of our students said they were satisfied with IT provision, according to the National Student Survey 2010.
- Dedicated entertainments team who organize events year-round, including karaokes, comedians and live bands.
- Students' Union Welfare Service on hand to support students, as well as raising awareness of various student welfare issues.
- Involvement in raising money for charities both locally and nationally through RAG (Raise and Give).
- State of the art sport and fitness centre with well-appointed gym added in 2005, free for student use.
- Education Studies and Sport degree introduced in 2007.
- Wide range of societies and clubs for students, such as archery, football, and hockey.
Recent/prospective new builds
- Spring 2012 saw the new refurbished and extended library which will enhance access to the University's physical and online resources.
- New for 2011–12, a brand new Sky Centre building embracing sustainable building and energy technologies, providng 15 business incubator units for students, graduates and the wider community together with conferencing and support facilities.
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