About Us

Lincoln is a globally ranked university in Aotearoa New Zealand’s spectacular South Island.

We have a proud history as a leading land-based centre of education. However, our teaching and research extends beyond agriculture, horticulture and viticulture. As the economy of Aotearoa New Zealand has grown more diverse, so have we.

Our study programmes encompass environmental management, food, wine and beer production, business, accountancy and marketing - especially in agribusiness - science, landscape architecture, property management, tourism, sport and recreation management.

Our portfolio is broad, but we’re driven by a single-minded focus: to cultivate and nourish an environmentally sustainable future for our communities, and for the generations to come. 

Our vision, expressed through each of our learning and research disciplines, is to help you to grow intellectually, emotionally, physically and socially. This means nurturing you as an individual and fostering your unique vision and talents.

As a consequence of a Lincoln education, you'll be equipped to enhance people’s lives through their relationships with the land and land-based  ecosystems and communities .

Ka tipu, ka rea, ka whanake ake te rākau mātauraka

Ko tōna pakiaka, he waewae haere

Ko tōna kaupapa, he takata ora

Nau mai, ki Te Whare

Wānaka o Aoraki

Plant, nurture and grow a tree of knowledge

Whose roots allow it to move freely

Whose purpose is to support the health of people