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About Lincoln

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  • Lincoln boomed during the industrial revolution and began to excel in the engineering industry, in particular through production of air engines and tanks.
  • In 1916 the first-ever tanks were designed and built-in Lincoln, giving the city the nicknamed ‘Tank Town’. These machines were paraded through the city before going to war and significantly shortened the First World War, preventing many more casualties.
  • Lincoln was also a centre for the aviation industry with 1 in 14 WWI aircraft being produced in the city. Later, the county became known as Bomber County with a large number of RAF bases running on the flat countryside.
  • Into the 21st century, Lincoln is home to one of the UK’s fastest-growing modern universities, is still a world leader in the engineering industry, with almost 2000 years of historical past to explore.
  • Lincoln developed from the Roman town of Lindum Colonia, which developed from an Iron Age settlement. Lincoln’s major landmarks are Lincoln Cathedral, a famous example of English Gothic architecture, and Lincoln Castle, an 11th-century Norman castle.
  • The city is also home to the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University.
  • Home to Lincoln City F.C. who has recently risen through the leagues
  • The city of Lincoln is approximately within an hour’s journey time of Nottingham, Leicester and Sheffield, and well-connected by road and rail to London and several major UK airports. Popular with tourists, its medieval castle and cathedral attract hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the world each year.

University of Lincoln Facts

  • Situated in the heart of a beautiful and historic city in the East Midlands region of England, the University of Lincoln, UK, has established an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research and its innovative approach to working with employers.
  • Four academic colleges, covering arts, science, business and social sciences
  • The University was awarded Gold – the highest standard possible – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework, a nationwide assessment of teaching quality across UK higher education institutions and it was ranked in the UK top 20 in The Guardian University Guide 2020.
  • The University of Lincoln has won a string of awards for its approach to working with employers, most notably its relationship with global engineering company Siemens in developing the Lincoln School of Engineering.
  • Its researchers work on major international collaborations with universities around the world with specialisms in areas including medical imaging, architectural conservation, rural economic development, agri-tech, biotechnology and new drug development.
  • Lincoln University has risen through the ranks rapidly in recent years

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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln
LN6 7TS
UK

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