Based in the South Island of New Zealand, Lincoln University is one of the eight government universities in New Zealand. Established in 1878, Lincoln University is a uniquely specialised land-based university. The university offers specialisation in the disciplines of agriculture, engineering, sciences, computing, business, commerce, landscape architecture, environment, horticulture, forestry, property valuation, sports and recreation, transport, food, winemaking, viticulture, tourism, and hospitality. It also has the University Studies and English Language Division that renders two teaching programmes in the English language.
Lincoln University is one of the most sought-after universities of New Zealand with aspirants from around the world. It is home to a diverse group of nearly 3,500 students who come from more than 80 different countries. Students who graduate at Lincoln University have varied employment opportunities due to the fact that its alumni have a 15% higher employment rate than graduates from other New Zealand universities. The institution is rated the 12th best small university in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2017/18. Renowned throughout the world for its programmes in environmental studies, agriculture and sustainable development, Lincoln University received five stars at the QS Top Universities Rankings.
The campus offers modern teaching facilities, a comprehensive library, and information technology laboratories with 24-hour access, as well as free car parking, eateries, a printery, a travel agency, and world-class sporting facilities. Apart from that, the Library, Teaching and Learning staff provide help with study techniques, finding resources, strengthening writing abilities, managing research, referencing and data, enhancing teaching, and developing their careers. Teaching at Lincoln University is truly pragmatic: all programmes include an important amount of applied learning and fieldwork. This approach offers great advantages to students: they acquire a complete training and are able to face the job market more than other students who have received a purely theoretical training.
Lincoln has dedicated itself towards undertaking meaningful research making a positive impact globally. Because of its sustainable approach and commitment towards handling climate change issues, the university has attracted many postgraduate students studying at the institution. The University is also involved in other land-based research hosting a range of research centres including Food Research and Innovation; Land, Environment and People; Wildlife Management and Conservation; and Soil and Environmental Research.
Students who graduate from Lincoln University can be found around the globe making a difference. Lincoln University has an extensive list of alumni: Richie McCaw, former Rugby Union player; Allan James Hubbard, businessman; Margaret Mary Barry, politician; Samuel Lawrence Whitelock, Rugby Union player; Sir Bob Charles, professional golfer; Colin Campbell, radio and TV presenter; Mark Joseph Inglis, researcher and mountaineer; Margaret Elizabeth Austin, former politician; Annabel Rose Langbein, writer and celebrity cook; Toni Street, sports commentator and TV presenter; John Bernard Hayes, politician and d; and Donald Charles McKinnon, politician.
– Prof. KP Singh,
Founder & CEO, IMFS
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