Based in a compact and beautiful historic city in the East Midlands region of England. The University of Lincoln offers students a close-knit campus community, with all the excitement and convenience of being in the centre of a thriving city.
Nightlife and culture
- There are many pubs, cafés and restaurants in the city. The Brayford Waterfront near the main campus features well-known brands as well as independent eateries.
- The SU runs two major on-campus venues – the Swan pub, and the Engine Shed, one of the region's premier live music venues and night clubs.
- Lincoln cathedral and Lincoln castle are reminders of Lincoln's rich history and heritage. The city's Roman roots are evident throughout its cobbled cultural quarter.
- Just a few minutes’ walk from campus, in the city centre, are cinemas, shops, theatres and more for students to enjoy.
- Lincoln was named among Britain's 20 Best Cities to visit by the Daily Telegraph in 2018. More than 4 million tourists visit the city from across the world each year.
- The university guarantees accommodation to new undergraduate students who confirm Lincoln as their first choice before deadlines.
- The Student Village provides stunning waterfront accommodation on the main campus, just a short distance from the city centre.
- A range of off-campus accommodation options are available via the university's partnership halls scheme.
- The Accommodation Services team can help students find accommodation to meet specific needs and budgets.
- All university accommodation is supported by a residential warden scheme.
Accommodation costs 2020/2021
£5415- £6350 per year
- The Students' Union offers a range of services and opportunities for students, with more than 100 sports clubs and societies.
- The SU provides students with a powerful voice in the university, campaigning on key issues and offering independent advice.
- A variety of SU volunteering opportunities are available for students each year, from environmental action to charity work.
- Most students live on or close to campus, so the majority walk or cycle onto campus each day.
- There are on-campus bike stores for cyclists and the city's main train and bus stations are less than half a mile from campus.
- Lincoln's bustling high street is just 5 minutes' walk from campus.
- Daily direct rail services run between Lincoln and London, with King's Cross Station less than 2 hours away by train.
- Lincoln is well-connected to larger cities in the region like Nottingham, Sheffield and Hull, as well as regional airports.
- Lincoln is a thriving city with ample opportunities for students to seek part-time employment in the city or on-campus.
- The university's Student Job Shop helps students find work while they study, advertising paid positions and work experience.
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