Christmas away from home

Out of hours info and local activities to keep you busy.

Student Services - Out of focus Christmas lights in tree shape.

Christmas is a time for celebration, fun and relaxation for everyone. If you are planning to stay in Lincoln this Christmas we’ve put together a list of information for you, from fun events to emergency contacts and everything we could think of in-between! This means that you will never be short of things to do!

Don’t forget that the University and all areas of Student Services are closed from Tuesday 24th December, 2019 to Thursday 2nd January, 2020 (inclusive), which means that we won’t be able to return your calls or answer your emails during this time.

Residential Wardens

The Residential Warden Team will be available over the Christmas break , with Wardens able to provide support to any student who is staying in University Accommodation.

The Residential Wardens will also be hosting some events which includes:

  • Christmas Themed Board Games Evenings in the Minerva Building Pier Café on 16th and 23rd December 6pm to 10pm
  • Christmas Party in The Barge on the 21st December 3pm-7pm
  • Trip to Thors Tipi Bar in Lincoln High Street leaving the Student Support Centre at 6pm on the 30th December

If you are staying in Lincoln over the break and would like to attend the events please contact the Residential Warden Team: either by phone 07971 589 326 or email

University of Lincoln Christmas Gift Project

If you would like to donate gifts for the Christmas Party please visit the Student Support Centre:

1. Donate a gift to the projectResidential Wardens Lincoln gift project poster.

2. Nominate a student who will be alone anywhere in Lincoln this Christmas

  • Email with the name of the student you want to nominate or if you have any questions about the type of gifts you should donate.

GCW Library

The University Library will have reduced opening hours, and will close for a short period over Christmas and the New Year.

Hosting over Christmas: If you are interested in hosting an international student for some time over the Christmas period or if you are an international student who would like to be invited to a hosts home there is limited time left to apply. Visit for more details.

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