Welcome to our News and & Events section of the website. Below you will find the most recent reasons why we have been in the news and to the right the latest events we are hosting which all students, staff, family and friends are welcome to attend. 

Make sure to download the latest edition of our events programme and news magazine BG&You for articles, dates for the diary and a way to stay tuned with the university and its activities.


BGU Journalism Courses Could Lead to a New Career

Are you thinking about a new career as a journalist? If so you could take the first steps by signing up for a short course at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln.

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BGU Launches New PhD Opportunities

In line with its mission to excel at teaching, learning and research, Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) in Lincoln has launched a second round of PhD studentships as part of its ‘Future Research Leaders’ programme.

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Link between Lincoln City and university burgeoning thanks to Cowley brothers

A Senior Lecturer in Sport and Education at Lincoln's Bishop Grosseteste University is not surprised by the success the Cowley brothers have achieved since taking over at Lincoln City.

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BGU to Lead Scheme to Improve Access to Higher Education

A new scheme which aims to double the proportion of disadvantaged young people going to university is being led in Lincolnshire by Bishop Grosseteste University.

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Applications Open for Heritage Education Awards

Applications are now open for the 2017 Sandford Awards, the UK’s most prestigious awards recognising high-quality heritage education.

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BGU Looking Eastward to Forge Links in China

Bishop Grosseteste University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor has attended an Educational Exchange in Hunan Province in China as part of Lincolnshire County Council’s endeavours to strengthen relationships and socio-economic prosperity of the two regions.

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Lecturers to Stand Up for Laughs at BGU

Lecturers at Bishop Grosseteste University will be swapping lecterns for laughter again when Bright Club returns next week.

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Sandford Award Winners Helping Visitors to Learn

Galleries, museums, castles, cathedrals and even a tramway village are among the worthy winners of this year’s prestigious Sandford Awards celebrating the excellent educational programmes delivered by heritage sites in the UK.

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BGU Celebrates High-Profile Appointment

The Deputy Vice Chancellor of Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has been appointed to a prestigious national role by HEFCE (the Higher Education Funding Council for England).

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BGU Chosen for Study into Benefits of University Education

A national pilot study has been launched to track improvements in knowledge, skills, work-readiness and personal development made by university students – and Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln is one of only ten chosen to take part.

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BGU Announces Partnership with Chartered Management Institute

Bishop Grosseteste University is delighted to announce its partnership with the CMI – Chartered Management Institute

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Revenge is sweet as BGU lift the Cathedral Cup at Sincil Bank

Bishop Grosseteste University got revenge for last year's Cathedral Cup loss by comprehensively beating the University of Lincoln 3-1 at Sincil Bank last Wednesday evening.

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New Students Attend Matriculation at BGU

Following the success of last year’s first ever Matriculation Ceremony, the ceremony at Lincoln Cathedral to welcome new students to Bishop Grosseteste University has now become an annual event.

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Ex-Student Dan Returns to BGU as Gary Barlow

Dan Hadfield to perform as Take That star Gary Barlow.

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BGU Commits to Greater Public Engagement

To demonstrate its commitment to engaging with the wider community, Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln has joined the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCPPE) and signed up to its manifesto.

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Universities to Battle it Out in Cathedral Cup Return

The date has been set for the much anticipated re-match of Bishop Grosseteste University and the University of Lincoln in the city’s annual Cathedral Cup football fixture.

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Big Issue Founder to Speak at Lincoln Conference

Lord John Bird, founder of The Big Issue, will be the keynote speaker at a conference in Lincoln next month which will help school leaders to improve the emotional wellbeing of young people.

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BGU honorary award nominations now open

Each year the University has the opportunity to award Honorary Doctorates and Honorary Fellowships at its graduation ceremonies. Nominations are now open.

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It’s Not Too Late to Apply to BGU

If you’re considering applying to university for this September, or if you didn’t get the A-level results you expected, it’s not too late to apply through Clearing.

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Student Satisfaction Soars at BGU

BGU is the second highest ranked public university in England for student satisfaction.

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Returning to Learning - CANCELLED

Thursday 05 January 2017