Great Reasons to Choose Us

Great Reasons to Choose Us

A dynamic and engaged workforce

We are proud here at the University of Lincoln of our community of dynamic and engaged colleagues. We work together to create innovative solutions to the world’s problems and to create a great experience for our students who will shape the future.

Fantastic location

One of the world’s great historic cities, Lincoln is renowned for its fusion of old and new. The winning combination of a vibrant city centre and a historic Cathedral Quarter, both offering a rich variety of attractions, activities, and amenities, makes Lincoln a fantastic place in which to live and study.

Lincoln’s Roman and medieval heritage blends together seamlessly with modern city living and the University’s main campus is situated in the heart of it all on the spectacular Brayford Pool waterfront.

Great benefits

We are proud to be recognised nationally as an award winning provider of employee benefits. We offer our staff generous annual leave (plus six extra days over Christmas and Easter), competitive salary, an occupational pension scheme and an excellent learning development programme which will help you to grow and develop in your career.

High standard of living

Lincoln has a low crime rate and excellent entertainment options. Including restaurants, shops, bars, cinemas and an exciting event programme throughout the year.

Low cost of living

The average cost of a terrace house in Lincoln (Zoopla October 2019) is 79% lower than a terrace house in London. (Average cost of a terrace house is Lincoln is £149,918. Average cost of a terrace house in London is £711,355)

Pioneering Research

At the University of Lincoln, our academic teams are involved in research at the leading edge of their disciplines, from developing new antibiotics and more effective cancer treatments, to tackling the digital divide and preserving historical artefacts. This research is changing the world and is recognised nationally and internationally.

Award winning teaching

We have a reputation for high quality, innovative teaching here at the University of Lincoln and were awarded Gold, the highest standard possible, in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2017, an independent assessment of teaching quality in UK higher education. 

Specialist facilities

We constantly invest in our facilities and buildings as we strive to provide world leading facilities for our staff and students. Over the past two decades the University has invested more than £350 million in its Brayford Pool campus.

A diverse and welcoming community

We welcome people from all corners of the globe and become a home to staff and students from many different countries and cultures. This is something we place a great deal of importance on at Lincoln and we continue to build on a culture of inclusivity and community in which we value all of the people we study and work with.