First established in 1862 as a training college for teachers on the behalf of the Diocese of Lincoln, Bishop Grosseteste University received a full university status in 2012. Names associated to the institution include Diocesan Training School for Mistresses and Lincoln Diocesan Training College. As both names suggest, the qualification attained at Bishop Grosseteste University are very much hands-on and vocational courses. After becoming a University it had diversified its services offering 4 foundation courses and 9 honours courses.
The university attracts mature students and professionals to its one campus site. The site is a short walk to beautiful historical locations such as the Lincoln Castle and Cathedral, and is in uphill Lincoln. The buildings on this campus have a tint of history where some date as far back as the mid-19th c. It makes for an excellent evening stroll in the magnificently romantic city that is Lincoln.
The comfort of visiting somewhere like Lincoln is that everything is within a short walk away from your accommodation in the city centre. Bishop Grosseteste University is located on Longdales Road, about a 15 minute walk from the train station. To get to Lincoln exit the M1 onto the A57 following the signs to the city centre. There is parking available on campus for permit holders, with the nearest car park in the centre being at The Lawn Visitor Centre, Union Road, Lincoln and Westgate car park.
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Did you know there is a state of the art performance centre called The Venue, formerly Bishop Greaves Theatre?