Lincoln University, a public university located in Lincoln, New Zealand, was established in 1990. Before 1990, it was known as Lincoln College, a part of the University of Canterbury. In 2011, Lincoln University was merged with Telford Rural Polytechnic. The university is the oldest institute for giving agricultural teaching and is the smallest university in New Zealand.
Due to its achievements, the university has gained the QS Five Stars rating with 343 ranking as per the QS World University Rankings. In the field of Agriculture & Forestry, it is ranked in the top 100. The university is also a member of ELLS (EuroLeague for Life Sciences) and Global Challenges University Alliance.
Faculty, Departments & Divisions
Lincoln University has three faculties, each comprising several departments dedicated to the specific area of study. The Lincoln’s research centres are associated with the related faculty, thus concentrating on key areas.
Faculty - Agribusiness and Commerce; Agriculture and Life Sciences; Environment, Society and Design
Departments - Financial and Business Systems, Land Management and Systems, Ecology, Soil and Physical Sciences, Environmental Management, Informatics and Enabling Technologies, and others
Divisions - University Studies and English Language Division and Lincoln-Telford Division
Programs & Degrees
Lincoln University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs to the thousands of students from over 60 countries. The university is focused on improving the knowledge, prosperity and output of the country through these programs.
Commerce, Agribusiness and Food Marketing, Environmental Management, Landscape Architecture, Tourism Management, Viticulture and Oenology, Agriculture and others
Applied Science, Commerce, Environmental Management, Landscape Studies, Land and Society, International Rural Development, Horticultural Science, Informatics and others
Postgraduate Research Degrees
Agricultural Science, Horticultural Science, Landscape Architecture, Water Resource Management, Applied Science and others
The university-wide research strategies are developed and executed enabling Lincoln’s researchers to attain success in their research goals. Lincoln University is connected to national and international issues through its internationally recognized Research Centers.
Research at Lincoln focuses on several themes that include International Development, Dairy Research, Food, Wine and Health, Society and Culture, Tourism and many more to add in the list. The university supports research students in attending the international conferences.
The interested candidates need to check the eligibility requirements before applying to study at Lincoln. The students can apply online and application is accepted only if a candidate meets the Lincoln terms and conditions. All information is available here.
Lincoln has two campuses.
The university offers various scholarship options to help students for their studies. Also, hundreds of awards and allowances are also provided at all stages of the study.
Extra Curricular Activities
Lincoln University Students' Association (LUSA) works as a representative of university rules and regulations and helps in organizing several events in the campus. LUSA organize and provide funds to the various clubs. These clubs include Food Appreciation Club, Lincoln University Rugby Club, Boxing Club, Alpine Club, Wine Appreciation Club and many more.
Several sports and other entertainment events are organized every year.
Why to join?
The excellent research facilities, teaching and courses help students to think beyond their level, thus improving their research capability and excel in their projects.
The university is committed to delivering all facilities and services beyond the expectations, giving unforgettable experience and excellent outcome to the students.
Lincoln works on each aspect of the students, thus making them capable of achieving excellence, reliability and professionalism in their particular course of study. Lincoln’s students can be found in different corners of the world making a difference.