Location and Venue

The RAISE 2022 conference will be hosted by the University of Lincoln, located in the heart of a beautiful and historic city.  

Lincoln is renowned for its fusion of old and new. The winning combination of a vibrant city centre and a historic Cathedral Quarter, both offering a rich variety of attractions, activities, and amenities, makes Lincoln a fantastic place to visit. 

Lincoln’s Roman and medieval heritage blends together seamlessly with modern city living, and the University’s main campus is situated in the heart of it all, thriving on the spectacular Brayford Pool waterfront. 

Visit the University of Lincoln website to discover Lincoln’s Top Sights 

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Location and venue address

University of Lincoln

Brayford Pool





The University of Lincoln will be offering accommodation within easy walking distance to the conference location. There are also a number of hotels within comfortable reach of the University of Lincoln Brayford Campus. 

How to Get Here 

Situated in the East Midlands region of England, Lincoln’s central location allows for quick and easy access to London and a number of other major cities, including Nottingham, Sheffield, Leeds, Leicester, and Hull. 

London’s King’s Cross Station is around two hours away by train, and a number of airports providing direct links to international locations are within easy reach. 


Travel Information 


Lincoln can be reached via the A1 at Newark (A46) from the South, and near Retford (A57) from the North. The city is 40 miles east of Nottingham on the A46, and 40 miles south of the Humber Bridge on the A15. Lincoln is less than an hour's drive from the M1. 

Travelling by taxi from the airport to the University can be a convenient and comfortable choice for students travelling with a large amount of luggage. Discounted rates are available through the University of Lincoln’s approved taxi provider Flight Links.  

To find information on the range of parking options available in Lincoln, see Visit Lincoln's Parking Guide


Lincoln Central Railway Station is in the city centre, just a few minutes' walk from the University of Lincoln's Brayford Pool Campus. The station is fully accessible for wheelchair users. 

Direct trains to London King's Cross take around two hours. There are also frequent rail connections to other major cities, including Sheffield, Nottingham, Leicester, and Leeds. 

Book train tickets on the National Rail website. See information on Lincoln Central Station on the East Midlands Trains website


Lincoln’s convenient location allows for quick and easy access to a number of airports for domestic, European, and international flights.  

If you would like to fly into a regional airport which is close to Lincoln, then you can choose Humberside Airport or East Midlands Airport. These airports have international connections through European airports such as Amsterdam, Paris, or Frankfurt. 

To check information about airports, visit the British Airport Authority website.