Established in 1878 as the Southern Hemisphere’s first dedicated agricultural college, Lincoln University is here to enhance lives and grow the future. We facilitate excellent research and education to grow the knowledge of our students, and help shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationship between land, food and ecosystems.
Lincoln provides an environment that enables students and researchers to grow into their potential, to become thought leaders who will grow the future, so they can go on to enhance and enrich the lives of others for generations to come. It is an environment that nurtures and facilitates growth in all areas of development: physical, emotional, intellectual, financial and societal.
Lincoln has students from more than 80 countries, and our graduates can be found making a difference around the globe.
Lincoln University's beautiful campus is located in Canterbury, in the South Island of New Zealand, and offers a unique study and living experience. The campus has modern teaching facilities, a comprehensive library, and information technology laboratories with 24-hour access, as well as free cark parking, eateries, a printery, a travel agency, and world-class sporting facilities. On-campus accommodation is home to about 600 students during the university year. Options include catered Halls of Residence, self-catered residential halls and student flats.