Postgraduate Students

Going back to university to study a postgraduate degree can be a daunting prospect.  It is essential that you do your research and make adequate provisions to support your Tuition Fees and day-to-day living costs before embarking on your studies.

Similar to undergraduate study, you may encounter problems along the way, however, we are here to support you with challenges you may face.

The Advice Service can help you with a wide range of issues which may affect you during your time at University. In particular, the following issues may be most relevant to you as a postgraduate student:

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The Advice Service is made up of experienced professional advisers offering a confidential, impartial service to all students at the University of Lincoln.

The Advice Service is made up of three teams, the Student Funding Team, the International Advice Team and the Specialist Advice Team.

The Student Funding Team provides specialist advice on all areas of funding.  They also administer various Hardship and Emergency Funds on behalf of the University.

The International Advice Team provides specialist student related immigration advice such as Tier 4 visa, Schengen visas, working, dependants and University issues in relation to your visa. The International Advice Team are the only people who can legally give you Immigration Advice at the University of Lincoln.

The Specialist Advice Team advice students about their rights and responsibilities, helping our clients fully understand the whole situation and how it affects them individually, enabling them to consider all the options available and make informed decisions. Our advice covers a wide range of area including: legal issues, money, debt, housing, university issues, welfare benefits, employment and much more.


Drop-in – Monday-Friday – 12:00 noon – 2:00pm – Student Support Centre 

Appointments are available with each team. To book an appointment either email or contact the Student Support Centre on 01522 83 7080.


The Advice Service is based in the Student Support Centre which is located in the Minerva Building.

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