Monthly Archives: December 2009

Past and present Lincoln staff on honours list

Professor David Chiddick, the former vice-chancellor, and Professor Val Braybrooks, dean of the agriculture faculty, will be recognised on the New Year’s honours list.

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In review: biggest stories of 2009

Traffic spikes, controversy, and floods of comments — we look at the biggest and most popular headlines to grace our front pages in 2009.

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Lonely Lincoln students get Christmas do at university

The University of Lincoln is offering a special holiday service for students stuck in the city between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

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Poorest students in financial surprise

Low-income students are unaware of the financial aid they are entitled to. Jack Dobson-Smith looked into University of Lincoln freshers’ awareness of bursaries for poor students.

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I’m up to my eyes in social media [Voices]

Samantha Viner debates the Students’ Unions use of social media and looks into whether it worked for them so far.

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Gig review: Florence and the Machine @ the Engine Shed

The queue quickly grew outside the Engine Shed for Florence and the Machine, as she played to a packed venue on December 11th.

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Student Council votes in replacement part-time SU officer

The last Student Council of this semester was held on Thursday, December 10th. The next meeting will be held on January 21st, 2010.

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No experience for that perfect job

Anxious Lincoln students fear that a dream job is out of reach due to the recession. Daisy Simpson looks at what they can do to get ahead.

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Dragonforce: ‘One thing we don’t see at our gigs are girls’

Power metal phenomenon Dragonforce graced the stage at the Engine Shed in the closing days of their worldwide tour, and Crystal Holmes spoke to bassist Frédéric Leclercq.

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MA student wins STEM Journalist of the Year award

A University of Lincoln postgraduate student won the STEM Journalist of the Year award, which is part of a project to create more interest in science and maths.

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