Lincoln University

Location Lincoln
Established 1878
Famous For Health Studies and Public Administration

Overview

Lincoln University is a public research university located in Lincoln, New Zealand. It was founded in 1878 and is considered to be the oldest agricultural teaching institution in the Southern Hemisphere. The campus is located in a rural setting, approximately 22 kilometres from Christchurch, the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand.

The university specialises in agriculture, horticulture, agribusiness, and land management and offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in multiple disciplines. The university also offers research opportunities for students and is home to several research centres and institutes. The university has a strong focus on sustainability and is committed to reducing its environmental impact, which is being achieved by several initiatives in place, including a recycling program, energy-efficient buildings, and sustainable land management practices.

 

Services for International Students

Lincoln University has a diverse student community, with around 3,000 students from over 60 countries. Lincoln University offers a wide range of services to support its students throughout their academic journey. They get academic support in the form of academic advisors, tutoring services, study skills workshops, and writing support. Health and counselling services are also provided to students.

Lincoln University's career development team provides a range of services, including career planning advice, job search strategies, and employer networking opportunities. A dedicated team is also present to provide guidance to international students. 

Ranking

  • 401-500th in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2023
  • 301-400th in the Impact Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2022
  • 362nd in the QS World University Rankings of 2024
  • 1032nd in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings

Accommodation

Lincoln University offers a range of on-campus accommodation options to its students and has four halls of residence that provide catered and self-catered accommodation options. Each hall has a range of room types and facilities, including communal living areas, kitchens, and study spaces. The university also has a range of self-catered apartments on campus, including studio apartments and multi-bedroom apartments. These apartments are fully furnished and have a kitchen and living area. Off-campus accommodation is also available around the area through private rentals and homestay options. 

About Location

Lincoln University is located in Lincoln, a town in the Canterbury region of New Zealand. The town is situated approximately 22 kilometres southwest of Christchurch. The surrounding areas of Lincoln University are ideal for students as the town of Lincoln is small, safe, and peaceful.

The Lincoln University campus is situated in a rural setting and is surrounded by farmland, parks, and gardens. This provides a peaceful and relaxing environment that is conducive to learning. Christchurch is easily accessible by bus or car, and students can enjoy the city's many cultural, recreational, and entertainment opportunities. The city has a vibrant nightlife, a range of shopping and dining options, and many parks and green spaces.

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