Lincoln University's Council
is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of the University and ensuring that all statutory requirements are met.
The Council appoints the Vice-Chancellor who, as the Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for managing the key activities of the University.
The delivery of teaching and research is the responsibility of the University’s three faculties and two divisions:
The commercial business of the University is overseen by Lincoln University Hospitality Ltd, a wholly owned University company. This includes accommodation for students, catering, early childhood services, and the Recreation Centre.
Lincoln Agritech Limited
, a 100% subsidiary of Lincoln University, is a leading-edge research and development company applying innovative engineering and science technologies to support agriculture, industry and the environment.
The University’s research outputs are overseen by Lincoln Research and Innovation
, responsible for the delivery of excellence and relevance in research for the sustainable management of national resources to enhance social, environmental and economic viability.
To connect with the University, talk to LincolnConnect
, the team that supports the work of Lincoln University through liaison with prospective students; international relationships; marketing and branding; communications and public relations; alumni relations and development; and business development.
Te Waihora campus
The University’s primary campus, Te Waihora, is based in Lincoln (in the Selwyn district of Canterbury), a small town 20km outside of the city of Christchurch. Situated on 58-hectares of green space, the campus offers modern teaching facilities, a comprehensive library, IT labs, free car parking, a dining hall, cafe and bar, a printery, a travel agency, banking services and sporting facilities.
Located near Balclutha in South Otago, the Telford campus is based on a 921-hectare commercial farm, offering real farming experience for live-in students.