September 18, 2020 10.29 am This story is over 43 months old

Lincoln crowned modern university of the year

A fantastic achievement for the city

By Local Democracy Reporter

The University of Lincoln has been named as the modern university of the year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021.

The annual award comes after Lincoln reached its highest ever position in the league tables, ranking 45th out of 135.

The University of Lincoln also placed 14th in the UK for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2020.

Lincoln’s growth is continuing, with a new medical school building opening in 2021.

Photo: UoL

Alastair McCall, editor of The Sunday Times Good University Guide, said: “Lincoln’s progression to becoming our Modern University of the Year today is a remarkable one.

“The institution is transformed with high levels of student satisfaction and a course portfolio that is attuned to local, regional, national and international needs in the jobs market.”

Professor Mary Stuart is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lincoln.

Professor Mary Stuart, vice chancellor of the uni, said: “I am delighted with this outstanding achievement for our university. It shows how our continued development has created a strong and vibrant institution.

“Our outstanding teaching and attention to our students’ needs, together with a world-leading ‘local to global’ research approach, and inventive partnerships with a wide range of industry partners, are widely recognised as key elements for universities of the future.

“I am extremely proud of this national recognition of the University of Lincoln and grateful to all staff and students for their contribution to our ongoing success story.”