Bishop Grosseteste University


Bishop Grosseteste University has been educating students in the heart of Lincoln City for more than 150 years. The university sits on a stunning green and peaceful campus, a short walk from Lincoln Cathedral and the old Roman city. Bishop Grosseteste University is a single-site campus and has everything you could possibly need in close proximity. They were established in 1862 as Anglican Teacher Training College for women. In 1962, they marked their centenary by changing their name to Bishop Grosseteste in honour of Robert Grosseteste, the 13th-century scientist, educator, philosopher, and Bishop of Lincoln.

They gained full university status in 2012. Bishop Grosseteste currently teaches more than 2,000 students and has undergraduate and postgraduate courses across a range of topics. Their campus has excellent facilities including a library as well as spaces to drink, eat, relax, socialise, meet friends, watch films, and exercise. In 8 of the last 10 years, they have been top nationally for employability and further study one year after graduation also.

Types of Postgraduate Programs They Run

Bishop Grosseteste University provides a number of postgraduate-level programs. They cover topics such as science, business, drama, languages, teaching, theology, children’s literature, special educational needs, mental health, and more. Some of the award classifications their postgraduate courses offer include Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science (MSc), Master of Art (MA), Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert), and more. Several of their postgraduate courses can be completed on a part-time basis.

Admissions Process

If you are hoping to study for a full-time undergraduate degree at Bishop Grosseteste University, you will have to submit an application via UCAS. It is important to ensure you meet all the entry requirements and include the institution code and course code. These codes can be easily discovered by checking the relevant course page on the university’s website. If you want to apply for part-time or postgraduate courses or apply as an international student, you can apply directly through the Bishop Grosseteste University website. To do this, simply find your course using their course finder and press the apply button. Ensure you meet all the relevant entry requirements before you apply. The university will get in touch in the coming weeks with all applicants to inform them as to whether they have been successful.


Bishop Grosseteste University has a range of on-campus and off-campus student accommodation options. They have accommodation in Wickham Hall, Constance Stewart Hall, and in the Cloud Houses. The room types, rent prices, and contract lengths vary depending on the property. You can expect your bedroom to contain a bed with a mattress, a bedside locker, a wardrobe, shelving, a desk, and a chair. Some of the bedrooms also contain a private en-suite bathroom. If not, you will have to share a bathroom with other students. Kitchens and living areas are generally shared and make for good social spaces. These areas are fully fitted and stocked with everything you could need to cook and unwind. For queries about the accommodation available at Bishop Grosseteste University, email or call 01522 583795

Scholarships and Financial Support

Bishop Grosseteste University does not have a range of scholarships available but they do have a limited number of bursaries. These include the Stand Alone Bursary, the Care Leavers Bursary, and the Students With Caring Responsibilities Bursary. For more information, regarding whether you are eligible and how to apply, visit the Bishop Grosseteste University website.

Contact Info

For general enquiries, call 01522 583658 or email

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