The University of Lincoln has been included amongst the best young universities in the world for the first time ever.
According to a list compiled by Times Higher Education, Lincoln is a part of a group of the best universities that opened in the last 50 years.
The THE Young University Rankings placed University of Lincoln within the top 150 across the globe, looking at teaching, research, international outlook and work within their industry.
414 universities around the world were selected for the list, and Lincoln was one of just 36 UK universities to make the final rankings, finishing sixth overall out of the country’s picks.
Vice Chancellor Professor Mary Stuart said: “This achievement recognises the University of Lincoln’s commitment to outstanding teaching, world-leading research and an inventive approach to working with industry partners.
“We have made great strides in these areas in recent years, so we are delighted that the THE Young University Rankings acknowledge these accomplishments and name Lincoln among the best in the world.”
As well as the placing on this list, the University of Lincoln was granted a maximum five-star score in the QS Stars ratings of global universities.