Lincoln is a friendly, beautiful city with a lovely balance of old-fashioned and modern. Plenty of great restaurants and coffee shops to visit, plus I thoroughly recommend a peaceful walk around the Lincoln Arboretum.


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Study in Lincoln

Lincoln is a city in the East Midlands and is one of the world’s great historic cities. There are two universities, they are the University of Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste University.

 

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University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln is located in Lincoln city centre and prides itself on award-winning teaching, research and close links with industry. The university is organised into four colleges which are the College of Arts, College of Science, College of Social Science and Lincoln International Business College. Teaching at Lincoln has been recognised with a gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 

 

Bishop Grosseteste University

Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) has been educating students for over 150 years and received full university status in 2012. It is a small and friendly university with a supportive and inclusive community of just over 2,000 students. The university is among the very best for teaching in the UK having been awarded a Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) assessment. 

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Lincoln Student Life

Lincoln is officially ranked as one of the UK’s safest cities, which should make your parents feel a bit better about you going off to study there. It’s not a big place, but it’s got style.

Cost of Living

I think that for a student, the cost of living is pretty minimal compared to other cities. I was also thinking about moving here after uni and I believe housing pricing to be pretty reasonable also. There is access to budget food shops like lidl, farm foods and Herron foods, but morrisons isn’t too bad if you know how to spend money.

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29th August 2020

Everything is in walking distance…

Didn’t get much public transport as everything is in walking distance.

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28th August 2020

Train station really central…

Great city centre that isn't too big. Train station really central.

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11th June 2020

Although public transport isn't required…

Although public transport isn't required for a lot of students due to most of the uni being in or around campus, the public transport I've used has been standard

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27th March 2020

Public transport is excellent…

Public transport is excellent, everything is within walking distance. If you need to catch a bus, it’s not expensive and you can do even to Skeggy. The train station is easily accessible and a return to Nottingham in railcard is only £12

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You’ll find the city is roughly split into two sections, locally called Uphill and Downhill. For everyday shopping you want the Downhill area, it has all your high street shops. Uphill and Downhill are connected by Steep Hill, this cobbled pedestrianised road does what it says on the tin (so wear sensible shoes!). The street has a lot of independent and vintage shops so it’s an interesting walk with lots to see and do and eat. There are regular markets around here, and if you happen to stay during the holidays there’s also a very popular Christmas fair held in the same area.

Top 5 Pubs

  1. The Swan
    An award-winning SU pub, it’s on the edge of UoL campus with a prime waterside location. It has a relaxed atmosphere with a wide range of drinks and locally produced food.
  2. Birdcage
    Students love this quirky and friendly pub. There’s a great selection of real ales, ciders, wines and spirits as well as home cooked food that includes vegan and gluten-free dishes too.
  3. The Strugglers Inn 
    This warm old-school style pub is ideally located near Lincoln Castle and has a great beer garden to enjoy their real ales.
  4. Lion and Snake 
    A popular classic inn, they boast a large beer garden and often have live music. You can enjoy a great drink selection as well as pub grub favourites.
  5. The Joiners Arms
    It’s a small pub but has a great atmosphere in the West End area of the city. It has pictures of bygone years of Lincoln on the walls that add to its charm.

Top 10 Lincoln Accommodation

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Park Court 4.84 /5

I’m glad that I chose to live at Park Court whilst being at University. It’s my home away from home! All the staff in the office are amazing, they’re ...

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IconInc - Gravity 4.84 /5

Very friendly staff. A home you can relax after work or uni. Beautiful lobby with coffee machine and tea. Multiple common rooms where you can cook an...

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Danesgate House 4.55 /5

A really nice place to live in with the really nice people. The staff are super professional with issues that are happening in the room. Dan, who does...

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Wickham Hall 4.36 /5

Wickham Hall is the best on-site accommodation with every room having an ensuite....

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Constance Stewart Hall 4.32 /5

Constance Stewart hall is a fab place to live , I found it really nice. Though I'd bring earplugs because it is the student hub (apart from the studen...

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iQ Pavilions 4.26 /5

I absolutely love staying in pavs. I stayed here in 1st year and again in 2nd year, and I’ve even booked it for 3rd year. I love how it’s only a 5/10 ...

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The Junxion 4.25 /5

Fantastic accommodation that gave me and my friends somewhere to live for the first 2 years of our uni experience. We have rebooked to live here next ...

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Brayford Quay 3.98 /5

I've had nothing but a great experience staying at Brayford Quay for my first year at uni. Staff are incredibly friendly and helpful with anything we ...

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Crosstrend House 3.33 /5

I currently live here now and it’s fair to say I absolutely hate it. A lot of people who say it is like a fancy prison, they speak a lot of truth. I h...

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Brayford Court 3.18 /5

Smaller flats makes it a more intimate community. The main difference between our place and others is that you have a shared bathroom but, we as a gro...

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21st May 2022

Don't let buses f...

Don't let buses fool you! There's a min of 3 different companies and you have to buy different tickets for each even if you brought a daysaver it won't be valid on a different bus! read more

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Good options thro...

Good options throughout Lincoln for all of these, however home the nightclub in the centre should have more security read more

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11th April 2022

A good place to l...

A good place to live. Life here is slow but very lovely. Good connections with adjacent cities if one desires to travel around. read more

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7th April 2022

It’s very expensi...

It’s very expensive to live in Lincoln. There are only 2 clubs I would go to the others are dodgy but there is plenty of stuff to do read more

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7th April 2022

Decent living, lo...

Decent living, lovely nice city. read more

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3rd April 2022

Only been on two...

Only been on two nights out so far as it is cheaper to do it at your own flat but there are several night clubs all within walking distance of each other, there are two spoons that I know of and many place to eat and take away from. Amazing place to live read more

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2nd March 2022

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Great little city to live in that’s continually growing read more

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1st March 2022

Nice city with a...

Nice city with a lot of things to see only downside is that some good places for activities are quite far from city Center read more

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1st March 2022

Lovely city with...

Lovely city with many places to chill and have fun. read more

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1st March 2022

Lincoln is a very...

Lincoln is a very nice town with a very pretty cathedral read more

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25th February 2022

Never had any iss...

Never had any issues when being out and around town read more

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23rd February 2022

Lovely town centr...

Lovely town centre with several places to eat out or to go shopping. Along the Brayford waterfront there are a large selection of restaurants and more in the high street. Castle and Cathedral are a beautiful place to visit on days out. read more

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23rd February 2022

Lincoln is a pret...

Lincoln is a pretty expensive place for people who don’t like sharing bathrooms with random people. It is a beautiful city with a cathedral and the castle but it’s a hassle to get there. read more

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23rd February 2022

never needed to u...

never needed to use public transport, nights out are great for a small city and large variety of eating out choices read more

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23rd February 2022

Lincoln is so bea...

Lincoln is so beautiful. There’s a wide range of shopping and eating out experiences read more

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23rd February 2022

Sucks for public...

Sucks for public transport. But county is quiet lively read more

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23rd February 2022

Don’t really need...

Don’t really need public transport around the city read more

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23rd February 2022

Ive always lived...

Ive always lived in lincoln i love it read more

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22nd February 2022

Lincoln is an ama...

Lincoln is an amazing place to live. Since moving to Lincoln, it made me realise that I don’t want to move back home and that I want to live here for after I finish uni! It has everything you need, so many restaurants, shops, and Lincoln is great for a social life! read more

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18th February 2022

Living in Lincoln...

Living in Lincoln is lovely with its historic landmarks. The problem is the shopping because some of the shops are too expensive and it is a struggle to keep a budget. read more

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11th February 2022

Lincoln is small...

Lincoln is small but friendly. There is always somewhere to go and something to do. It has a village feel for a city. It is well connected with the train-station. read more

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11th February 2022

Lincoln is a smal...

Lincoln is a small but friendly city with plenty of places to relax and enjoy yourself read more

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10th February 2022

Everything is wal...

Everything is walking distance and the city is pretty read more

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10th February 2022

Love the shops. N...

Love the shops. Nights out are good too read more

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10th February 2022

Quaint little his...

Quaint little historical town, pleasant people, many crackheads roaming about read more

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10th February 2022

There isn't much...

There isn't much to do at night but it's still a pretty place to live at read more

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9th February 2022

Really good night...

Really good nightlife, amazing selection of bars and restaurants, brilliant shopping facilities and low cost of living depending on where you shop. read more

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9th February 2022

You can walk ever...

You can walk everywhere there and eating places are varied read more

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8th February 2022

Nice location bea...

Nice location beautiful city with great views read more

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8th February 2022

Pretty good place...

Pretty good place to live. It's a little city so quite comfortable and cosy, easy to know where things are. read more

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8th February 2022

Everything easily...

Everything easily accessible and nice historical architecture read more

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7th February 2022

Never used the pu...

Never used the public transport but there were always buses available in the city. There were a large number of shops to wander round in the city center, with many new restaurants opening up so a wide range of cuisine. There are dozens of nightclubs, pubs and bars for students to spend a night out. read more

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7th February 2022

very good in all...

very good in all ways. Has a homely feel. read more

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7th February 2022

Poor shopping cen...

Poor shopping centre. Need to build more read more

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7th February 2022

There are some ni...

There are some nice places to go out to and Lincoln is generally a friendly town. Taxi service is a bit rubbish during the day they never have taxis available read more

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4th February 2022

We don't need any...

We don't need any transport in Lincoln to get what you need for daily basis. read more

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3rd February 2022

Good vibes and cu...

Good vibes and cute little shops to visit read more

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3rd February 2022

Friendly people,...

Friendly people, clean areas and lots of events. read more

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3rd February 2022

Good public trans...

Good public transport links, great places to eat never a full time in this city read more

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3rd February 2022

Everything on you...

Everything on your doorstep and Lincoln isnt mad busy like Manchester for example, but is big enough to have everything you need. read more

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3rd February 2022

Great place to li...

Great place to live, where accommodation is somewhat affordable and things to do. read more

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2nd February 2022

Small city but ev...

Small city but everything is close by. read more

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1st February 2022

Lincoln is a very...

Lincoln is a very pleasant city, with friendly people, beautiful scenery and good food. read more

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1st February 2022

Such a nice city....

Such a nice city. Night life is ok though, of course, not as good as Manchester and the other big cities. A bit on the expensive side but lots to do read more

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30th January 2022

Lincoln is great...

Lincoln is great it has a cathedral read more

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30th January 2022

Cost of living in...

Cost of living in a small city is good, it's not expensive and has everything you need. Night life is good, and there's so many places to eat out. read more

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30th January 2022

Great safe little...

Great safe little city, enough places out to eat that you'd never eat everywhere during your time at uni read more

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27th January 2022

Public transport...

Public transport keeps getting cancelled this is inconvenient read more

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25th January 2022

it is ver y small...

it is ver y small, and sometime it is boring since there is nothing to do, it is dead all the time read more

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12th January 2022

It’s okay it can...

It’s okay it can be good here and there read more

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16th December 2021

scenic, rustic ye...

scenic, rustic yet kept, friendly spice heads read more

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10th December 2021

Nice place to liv...

Nice place to live but lots social issues at night read more

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8th December 2021

Things are cheap...

Things are cheap but there's not too much to do. read more

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8th December 2021

Moving from a sma...

Moving from a small town, I do feel more unsafe going out at night alone, which I assume is expected when moving to a bigger place. read more

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19th October 2021

Such a lovely cit...

Such a lovely city to live in with greats restaurants and clubs read more

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19th October 2021

It is a lovely ci...

It is a lovely city albeit small and lacking in some areas. The night out and shopping options are somewhat disappointing. Public transport isn't great due to a lot of one way systems, would advise driving around here. read more

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14th October 2021

Buses are difficu...

Buses are difficult to navigate sometimes but brilliant for nightlife, shops and eating out!! read more

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14th September 2021

The shopping it’s...

The shopping it’s awful, foods to eat are standard read more

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3rd September 2021

I didn't go much...

I didn't go much many places, so it's all right for me. read more

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25th July 2021

It's okay! Could...

It's okay! Could be better, if you like small cities or towns it's ideal but if you want a metropolitan lifestyle look elsewhere read more

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15th July 2021

It’s close to man...

It’s close to many things such as the bus station, train station, gym, restaurants read more

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14th July 2021

There are many pu...

There are many public transport options but buses are very overpriced. Many eating out options in different price ranges. Different places for nights out and clubs such as moka offer different genres on different floors. The Scene is very inclusive and great club to go to for LGBTQ+ people. Shopping is not awful but after a while they do not offer anything new, could do with improvement. read more

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12th July 2021

Unfortunately due...

Unfortunately due to how 2020 played out, I can't really comment in depth, but still it seems like a lovely city that I am looking forwards to continuing my study in and learning more about! read more

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24th June 2021

Great shop, amazi...

Great shop, amazing social scene read more

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25th May 2021

Lincolnshire tran...

Lincolnshire transport not amazing but does job Fairly inexpensive uni accommodation & living read more

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24th May 2021

Love Lincoln So...

Love Lincoln So cute and historic read more

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6th May 2021

I love living in...

I love living in Lincoln. It’s a small town but it has lots to do for students. read more

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6th May 2021

Good night out ok...

Good night out okay shopping and accommodation is cheap read more

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5th May 2021

Lovely city, has...

Lovely city, has some rough edges but no different to any other city. read more

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5th May 2021

everything in lin...

everything in lincoln is within walking distance, which makes it easy to enjoy every part of it on a budget. read more

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5th May 2021

The city centre i...

The city centre is filled with lots to do from shopping to eating out to exploring its rich history. It’s shops could do with expanding and developing as there’s limited choice. read more

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5th May 2021

Great bars, cafes...

Great bars, cafes, takeaways, late night shops and restaurants. Some lovely scenery! read more

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27th April 2021

Lincoln is absolu...

Lincoln is absolute stunning, now lockdown restrictions are getting better, establishments have done really well in adapting to the current circumstances. Cost of living is very reasonable. read more

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member1156941
27th April 2021

Great place- smal...

Great place- small town but densely populated and active. Student life is prominent around the main areas of town and there's lots of beautiful scenery. Steep hill is well named but the climb is worth the views at the top of the castle wall and in the cathedral read more

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26th April 2021

Love the town cen...

Love the town centre and what night life I have been able to partake in safely during these times. The community is nice. Also if I need to go to my home town for any reason it is simply a train journey away which is really nice. read more

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22nd March 2021

Really good cost...

Really good cost of living, lovely city. read more

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22nd March 2021

It’s a small city...

It’s a small city but has so much to offer with food and drinks, shops and things to see. read more

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22nd March 2021

Lincoln is a good...

Lincoln is a good place to study at university. There’s a town centre which has a lot of clubs you can visit when you want a night out, and there’s also a few restaurants you can visit! It’s also good value for money! read more

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17th March 2021

Smaller city to w...

Smaller city to what I’m used to. read more

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17th March 2021

Lincoln is a love...

Lincoln is a lovely city with a lot of history mixed with an upgraded modern city vibe. Everything you need is in relatively close proximity. read more

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10th February 2021

I love living in...

I love living in Lincoln, it is quite a small city but the nightlife is still really good. read more

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10th February 2021

Social experience...

Social experience in Lincoln is very good read more

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8th February 2021

Love living here....

Love living here. Everything you need is here read more

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5th February 2021

it smells a bit f...

it smells a bit funky in some places. read more

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27th January 2021

Many clubs and ba...

Many clubs and bar but very less place to shop read more

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27th January 2021

A small town, but...

A small town, but rich in history. Very walkable and safe. read more

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25th January 2021

Decent amount of...

Decent amount of shops and restaurants, nightlife is good! read more

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22nd January 2021

Everything is ver...

Everything is very central with excellent facilities! read more

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22nd January 2021

Excellent value f...

Excellent value for money. Everything is maximum a 15 minute walk read more

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16th January 2021

Everything is gre...

Everything is great expect haven’t used public transport as much, lots of nice restaurants and take always on Just Eat etc read more

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6th January 2021

Everything is in...

Everything is in walking distance and lots of restaurants read more

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5th January 2021

Barely any public...

Barely any public transport unless you’re looking to go uphill or on the train somewhere read more

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3rd January 2021

I barely use publ...

I barely use public transport unless I'm going back home but beside that, everything is in with walking distance ngl read more

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20th December 2020

The Lincoln is a...

The Lincoln is a beautiful city with a great night life for students read more

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12th December 2020

Lincoln is a beau...

Lincoln is a beautiful city and a lovely place to live in general. Everything is close by so you don't have to worry about getting transport everywhere either. You can walk everywhere, even to campus and it's not too big a city and not too small, which is great. read more

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8th December 2020

Lincoln is dead c...

Lincoln is dead cheap compared to where I'm from. Love it here, there is so much history and students can get wicked amounts of discounts out. I haven't had a night out because of Covid but I have heard some cool stories! The shopping centres spread wide and far, there is a hidden florists in the middle of town people need to give more clout to! Public transport is clean and fancey, far nicer then my home town, bus station is next to the train station and buses go all the way up steep hill (thank god). read more

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29th November 2020

Not enough actual...

Not enough actual clubs but good shops and train station close read more

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29th November 2020

Love Lincoln city...

Love Lincoln city centre - uphill and main high street are great read more

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29th November 2020

Could have a few...

Could have a few more clubs but great mix of shops and restaurants read more

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24th November 2020

Lincoln has every...

Lincoln has everything you need within walking distance. read more

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23rd November 2020

Cheap and quiet c...

Cheap and quiet city to live in with lots to choose from for food and drink read more

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20th November 2020

Nights out a bit...

Nights out a bit difficult right now, but with all the clubs I've seen a great potential for night life!! read more

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18th November 2020

Great place to li...

Great place to live with plenty of shops and a general safe feel in most areas, even at night. Good connections to other cities, direct trains to London and Nottingham. read more

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14th November 2020

I really enjoy st...

I really enjoy studying in Lincoln which I feel is a great 'in between' where it doesn't feel to large and daunting but at the same time has plenty going on for students. The main high street has plenty of shops to buy essentials, whilst there are also supermarkets a further walk away. There's a good range of retail shops and a shopping centre which make a good shopping day out. There are a range of places to eat out at near the city centre but also along the Brayford Pool. These include independent and chain restaurants, cafes, and takeaways, although more unique independent shops can be found along Steep Hill. There are some great clubs for nights out in Lincoln that are all quite close together, so you can walk to them with friends if you live close to the city (most student accommodation is) without needing a taxi. The train and bus station is also near the main high street. read more

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13th November 2020

Most accommodatio...

Most accommodations are expensive but there are plenty of restaurants to choose from read more

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12th November 2020

Lincoln has every...

Lincoln has everything students read more

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12th November 2020

Lincoln is a smal...

Lincoln is a small city with a small amount of things you can do read more

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member952048
11th November 2020

Great city, espec...

Great city, especially if you love History! Everything you want from shopping, to restaurants and location. There is even a castle and a waterfront. We love to visit. read more

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11th November 2020

Good transport li...

Good transport links, amazing clubs with dedicated student nights read more

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11th November 2020

Lincoln is a real...

Lincoln is a really beautiful city to study in. read more

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10th November 2020

theres nothing ba...

theres nothing bad to say its great read more

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10th November 2020

Everything’s a ni...

Everything’s a nice price, you don’t really need transportation because everything’s so close read more

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member551843
30th October 2020

Pretty happy with...

Pretty happy with all of these things - nightlife is fun and relatively safe, cost of living is pretty low and there’s many eateries to choose from read more

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8th October 2020

For a small city...

For a small city it has everything you could want and can still have a really good time so it’s unfair to compare to a big city like Newcastle x read more

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8th October 2020

Great nights out...

Great nights out at a reasonable cost read more

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Henry_Waller
25th September 2020

Eating out is alw...

Eating out is always difficult but there are places that do events for BGU like "The lion and snake" , fab time out read more

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20th September 2020

Lincoln doesn’t h...

Lincoln doesn’t have a lot of going out areas read more

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29th August 2020

Wish there were s...

Wish there were some bigger clubs and more shops, but lots of restaurant choice read more

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29th August 2020

Didn’t get much p...

Didn’t get much public transport as everything is in walking distance. A lot of restaurants! read more

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jesswoodthorpe
28th August 2020

Great city centre...

Great city centre that isn't too big. Train station really central. read more

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jnewall1999
28th August 2020

Everything is in...

Everything is in walking distance, lots of restaurants. More shops would be great! read more

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26th August 2020

Lincoln is a frie...

Lincoln is a friendly, beautiful city with a lovely balance of old-fashioned and modern. Plenty of great restaurants and coffee shops to visit, plus I thoroughly recommend a peaceful walk around the Lincoln Arboretum. read more

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member850481
15th August 2020

Lincoln is a thri...

Lincoln is a thriving city and I love living there read more

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14th August 2020

It’s a small city...

It’s a small city so limited activities read more

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11th August 2020

Lincoln is a love...

Lincoln is a lovely but very small city. The best part is the independant cafes and restaurants. The Bailgate is where i recommend going to really see lincoln in its best light read more

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10th August 2020

I’ve never been i...

I’ve never been in England before, therefore Lincoln was a good start to learn more about England and get to know the culture :) read more

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13th July 2020

Liked the city a...

Liked the city a lot, good nightlife read more

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7th July 2020

My local city is...

My local city is excellent however this is a distance learning course so not applicable for the review process read more

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11th June 2020

Although public t...

Although public transport isnt required for a lot of students due to most of the uni being in or around campus, the public transport I've used has been standard. Shopping is also good, with a lot of options on the high street. Cost of living for Lincoln is good compared to that of friends living in other cities. read more

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8th June 2020

Small city, and f...

Small city, and feels it. Nightlife is okay for a city this small but only 2 real clubs that you'd go to. One has a problem with dodgy bouncers who can be really horrible. Not many places to eat compared to other large towns/cities and transport links are okay via train but that's about it. Barely any shopping as they are all situated on the one high street. read more

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22nd May 2020

Lincoln is just g...

Lincoln is just great. Can’t say anything bad about it read more

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27th March 2020

I think that for...

I think that for a student, the cost of living is pretty minimal compared to other cities. I was also thinking about moving here after uni and I believe housing pricing to be pretty reasonable also. There is access to budget food shops like lidl, farm foods and Herron foods, but morrisons isn’t too bad if you know how to spend money. There way too many options to eat out for such a small city. The nights out are really good to me but if you don’t fancy it, Nottingham is only an hour away by train. Don’t come here to shop - the amount of high street shops are pretty minimal so if you want to buy shoes, you have the options of: sports direct, budget jd, and Office. Public transport is excellent, everything is within walking distance. If you need to catch a bus, it’s not expensive and you can do even to Skeggy. The train station is easily accessible and a return to Nottingham in railcard is only £12 read more

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4th March 2020

Good accommodatio...

Good accommodation facilities (off campus). Not much to do in lincoln to be honest - very limited and boring! read more

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26th February 2020

Lincoln is a beau...

Lincoln is a beautiful city with plenty of shops and clubs for student life. Lincoln is also full of culture with the Cathedral and Castle close to BGU. read more

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16th February 2020

Beautiful city wi...

Beautiful city with lots to do in regards to shopping and activities. The nightlife is great, especially as a student. Public transport isn’t really needed as most places are within walking distance! read more

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7th January 2020

AMAZING! better t...

AMAZING! better than the big cities, I moved from Leeds and still live in Lincoln. Absolutely love it. Night life is amazing read more

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19th December 2019

It's a relatively...

It's a relatively cheap place to live if you get the right landlord and shop right. Letting agencies are con artists, the student union shut down the one decent club night because it 'wasn't making enough money'. They then proceeded to buy a barge (With the student's money) and turned it into a cocktail bar where the profits don't even go towards the student union. read more

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13th December 2019

It’s actually qui...

It’s actually quite more pricey than I thought. The main food shops around are like Tesco,Morrison’s, Asda these are quite pricey in comparison to other ones. Clubs can be good but some play strange music. The shopping centre has a lot of shopping places but not many of the main key ones read more

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17th November 2019

Small city so pub...

Small city so public transport isn't relevant with plenty of local services and lots to do! read more

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15th November 2019

Decent city just...

Decent city just a shame about the train going through the middle of it, means you have to really go out of your way sometimes when the train tracks paralyse the road for sometimes 10 minutes. read more

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8th November 2019

The city is very...

The city is very small and easy to navigate, some very good restaurants and bars for a good social life at an affordable cost. read more

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9th October 2019

Everything's clos...

Everything's close together and cheap enough, there's a good range of pubs, clubs and shops and it's a pretty nice city in general (has the cathedral, castle, and all the cathedral quarter shops/pubs, making it a nice city to meet your parents in etc). read more

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7th October 2019

There are tons of...

There are tons of pubs to chose from. Very accessible. read more

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13th September 2019

Lincoln personall...

Lincoln personally wasn’t my cup of tea, I’ve realised I like bigger cities with more atmosphere, the clubbing isn’t to bad considering it’s a small town, but after a while it becomes boring as I was a regular at going out. The bars in lincoln are good considering how small it is, but personally I wanted to go to a university where the city surrounding it was exciting and full of events, the club events are a real let down, and if your in freshers don’t bothwr buying the wristband as it limits you to bad events. The university club was a bit like a children’s disco but was good if you where intoxicated enough. read more

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23rd October 2018

I love living in...

I love living in lincoln. Trains are pretty cheap if you book in advance and being students there are loads of deals so you can eat our really cheaply - we try and do it once a month as a minimum with our whole flat!! Cinema is a bit expensive. Shopping is good and has got better over my two years here. read more

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30th March 2017

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In comparison to where i'm from (little town) everything is quite expensive here but I think you find that with cites. There are plenty of places to eat out and it is one of my favourite things to do so I have tried a lot of the places around here and they are all pretty nice to be honest. The nights out are not quite the same as what they are at home but I think that is because a lot of students like to get so drunk that they are sick everywhere. The shopping isn't bad its just a bit spread out so you have quite a walk to all get to all the shops. I don't really use public transport but I have used a taxi firm called Handsome Cabs are they are great and really reliable. The only problem I have with Lincoln is the amount of homeless people and how many burglaries I hear about, I know of 3 people in my accommodation who have be robbed of their belongings. read more

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member1011468
22nd July 2015

Living in Lincoln...

Living in Lincoln for 11 years, growing up and socialising here really couldn't be better read more

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member711446
21st July 2015

very pretty city,...

very pretty city, friendly people, big student vibe, generally feel safe! read more

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member811363
19th July 2015

Lincoln is a nice...

Lincoln is a nice place, good overall in terms of things to do with regards to shopping and eating. Home is a great night club, bouncers are plebs but don't always ruin a night out. read more

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member911323
16th July 2015

Quite an expensiv...

Quite an expensive city, but so beautiful, loads of shops, restaurants and plenty to do on a night out. Can't rate the transport fairly as I've only ever used the train which is the same as all trains across the UK. read more

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LKS2705
14th July 2015

Great nightlife a...

Great nightlife and safe place to live. Not a big range of shops available but really pretty town centre. read more

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member1011031
10th July 2015

Its not as big as...

Its not as big as some cities for nightlife but it makes you feel more safe and confident. read more

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member410934
10th July 2015

everything is clo...

everything is close, great night life, variety of shops read more

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member610751
10th July 2015

Lots of bars and...

Lots of bars and restaurants however only a few clubs worth visiting. Usually end up going to the same places on a night out because there's not much range. Shopping is OK, wish there was more choice sometimes. read more

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JKF
5th July 2015

Lincoln is a nice...

Lincoln is a nice resourceful place, however it doesn't come close to a major city like Nottingham, Manchester (etc.) with respect to shopping and night life. read more

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member89672
2nd July 2015

Some really aweso...

Some really awesome places to eat, especially alongside the brayford and if you're up for a walk there is everything you can ever need. read more

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member129586
1st July 2015

A very small city...

A very small city, but definitely a nice place to live, shopping could be improved, but I can't afford to do that anyway read more

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member109424
29th June 2015

Lincoln has plent...

Lincoln has plenty of pubs,clubs and bars to go to. Along with plenty of restaurants and cafés. The train station allows you to escape to other places like meadow hall etc. read more

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jodie.butterfield
22nd June 2015

Can't really rate...

Can't really rate public transport as i've never used it. Certain shops i usually go to are not available, so trips to meadowhall are often. read more

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member129180
17th June 2015

Not many good clo...

Not many good clothing stores just the usual next, Debenhams and house of Fraser. Plenty of bars and restaurants around Brayford areas with nice views and reasonable prices read more

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KJ93
23rd April 2015

This city is fant...

This city is fantastic. They have just finished improving the shopping centre and there is a wide range of clothes, accessory, food shops, etc. and in terms of eating out: you couldn't ask for more choice. Eating at one of the restaurants on the water front on a sunny evening is perfect, and there are also a great choice of non chain restaurants in town. Night life is amazing. There are enough clubs to have a decent choice every night of the week, and there is almost always a student night on somewhere - plus, if you come from down south, the prices will make you feel like you are robbing the clubs it is so cheap!!! And if you like culture, a short (if not slightly tiring) walk up steep hill will take you to the stunning cathedral and castle, as well as an array of beautiful vintage shops, boutiques and tearooms - I love this city. read more

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aidanwpls
26th March 2015

- Don't need to t...

- Don't need to take public transport because everything is within walking distance - Nights out are amazing, something different every night of the week - Alcohol on weekday nights out is cheap! - Lots of places to eat out - Beautiful city; Brayford Waterfront, Steep Hill, Cathedral, Castle - Students' Union bars are cheap, serve good food and have a good atmosphere - Engine Shed has a lot of acts throughout the year read more

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- Steep Hill (if you go to BG Uni you have to walk it a lot) - Not a great shopping town for size of the city - Level crossings; trains come through A LOT and you always get stuck at them (sometimes for up to 10/15 minutes) - When travelling home by train you are usually stuck in a one or two carriage - Not really close to any other main shopping city

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