Monthly Archives: December 2008

Mosey: 125 new jobs at BBC Sport for 2012 Olympics coverage

Roger Mosey, BBC director of London 2012 Olympics coverage, visited on Dec. 3 the University of Lincoln for a guest talk. Mosey, overseeing the biggest ever BBC production, spoke to those present about the challenges the BBC is facing in preparation for the 2012 Olympics coverage.

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Cheap alcohol’s unhappy hour

A Government report calls for legislation to set a fixed price on alcohol in a bid to encourage sensible drinking.

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Are you getting what you pay for?

The government are reviewing tuition fees, looking to push the cap up to £7,000 per year. The current cap is around £3,000.

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ID cards arrive for overseas students

Eleven nations in the European Union now have some form of ID card, even if they are not compulsory. Apart from the UK, the only members without any form of identity card scheme are Ireland, Denmark, Latvia and Lithuania.

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SU gives results as NUS votes on reform

Voting was held between 9am Monday 10th November and 12pm Thursday 13th November with the results announced on the 14th.

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Enough with the spiked drinks

Whilst the bars start to get busier in town, it’s important to remember that drink spiking is a heightened danger at this time of year.

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LPAC review: Memories are made of this

Croatian theatre company BadCo are touring the UK this November for the first time. This production, loosely based on Scott F Fitzgerald’s posthumous work ‘Memories Are Made of This’ is a complex amalgamation of digital art, dance and sound.

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Inside your stamina booster

Many of us will reach for our favourite energy drink to get the “boost” it is advertised to provide. But do you know what’s inside it?

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