We've been educating students here at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in the heart of historic Lincoln for 160 years. So no matter what you're looking to study with us, you can be sure that your future is in safe hands.

All About BGU

We've been educating students in the historic heart of Lincoln for 160 years, so we like to think we know a thing or two about education. Our self-contained, green and leafy campus is the perfect base for your university life, with everything you need within easy reach.

Keen to find out more? Of course you are! Take a look around this page and explore our website to get to know us a little better. Or better still, fill out the form opposite and we'll send you a copy of our latest prospectus for you to browse through at your leisure.


160 Years And Counting

This year we’re celebrating our 160th birthday, which makes us one of the oldest Higher Education institutions in the UK. We like to think we’ve changed a lot of people’s lives for the better in the past 160 years, educating countless students and giving them the best possible experience we can.

Step onto campus and you'll instantly see that we're an incredibly supportive, caring and tight-knit community, and we plan to carry on changing lives for at least another 160 years to come.

What Our Students Say

We love BGU - but of course, you'd expect us to say that! So instead, why not watch the video above and find out all about BGU from those who know it the best - our students.

You can also hear much more from our students over on our Student Voices page, where they have a chance to tell you about their course, about BGU and about being a student in Lincoln.

When I went and looked around the campus it just felt like home. I could see myself there and everyone was really friendly.

Melissa, PGCE

Keep up to date with everything going on at BGU on our various social media channels:

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Win Your First Year Accommodation

How can you make your university experience even better? How about if you didn't have to pay for your accommodation for your first year?

If you make BGU your firm choice and apply for accommodation by 31st March 2022, you'll be entered into our prize draw to win your first year accommodation for free. Click the button above to find out more.

Explore our undergraduate courses - scroll the carousel below and find your perfect fit

Primary Education with QTS
BA (Hons) 3 years
Business BA UG
BA (Hons) 3 years
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BA (Hons) 3 years
TESOL Linguistics
BA (Hons) 3 years

Get in touch with us - for whatever you need

We're here to help you begin your university journey, no matter what you need. We realise it can be complicated and confusing process, but we have experts in all areas who can help you along the way.

So whether you need advice on your application, want to chat to somebody about our courses, or need a chat about how you'll be supported when you get here, we'll be happy to help. We've listed a few contacts on the right - alternatively you can give us a call on (01522) 583658

So where is BGU?

BGU is in the heart of uphill Lincoln - a beautiful, historic city situated in the East Midlands. Lincoln is within easy reach of other nearby cities such as Nottingham and Sheffield, and is only an hour away from the coast.

The BGU campus is only 5 minutes’ walk from the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral, the historic castle and the boutique shops on Steep Hill and Bailgate.

Lincoln is an incredibly student-friendly city, with students making up around a fifth of the population. It's undergone a lot of development over the past few years to make is a vibrant and friendly place to live and study.

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See for yourself

We're very proud of our beautiful campus, our wonderful city and our amazing students. Take a look through the slideshow below to see a little of what life's like at BGU. Keen to see more? Why not download our latest prospectus, or even come and visit us on an Open Day?

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