Benefits offered by the University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln offers the following benefits for its employees, in some cases also extending these to its students.

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Three schemes in place including a Teachers Pension, a Local Government Pension Scheme and the Universities Superannuation Scheme. A number of additional voluntary contribution (AVC) schemes are available.

Employer contribution levels range from 14% to 28% across all schemes. 

Healthcare and wellbeing

Private medical insurance, employer-funded for executive level and heavily discounted for all staff
Health cash plan
Health screening
Dental care
Financial education workshops
Subsidised sports-centre access
Employee counselling
Employee assistance programme
Wellpoint assessment station

Group risk

Critical illness insurance


Bikes for work

Work-life balance or family-friendly policies

Extended parental and carer policies
Childcare voucher scheme
Discounted nursery sessions
Support networks and an assistance programme available


Between 22 and 35 days per year plus six additional days for long service

Voluntary benefits

Online discount scheme 


All-staff merit awards
Staff suggestion scheme
Corporate achievement site
Encouragement awards
All-staff award and executive bonus scheme


Subsidised canteen
Subsidised parking
Discounts for local facilities or onsite facilities
Interest-free loans
Discounts on advisory services
Relocation assistance programme
Times Higher subscriptions
Payroll giving
Volunteering days
Staff development programmes