Author Archives: Theresa Brandal Sande

Do you have what it takes to become a Movember Student Ambassador?

Students all across the UK are being invited to take part in The Movember Foundation’s Student Ambassador programme, after applications for the scheme opened recently.

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Just 12% of young people think politicians value their views, NUS poll reveals

In an National Union of Students poll of nearly 2,000 further and higher education students, only 12% agree that politicians value young people’s views – it has been announced.

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Lincolnshire hospitals affected by NHS cyber-attack

Lincoln County Hospital, Pilgrim Hospital and Grantham Hospital have all been affected by today’s cyber-attack on the NHS, it has been announced.

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CBBC stars Dick and Dom to perform at Quack’s Summer Send-Off

CBBC stars Dick and Dom are to play at Quack tomorrow night, after The Chuckle Brothers were forced to cancel their performance due to illness.

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Revealed: Lincoln SU spent over £50,000 in affiliation fees last year

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

More than £50,000 in affiliation fees was paid by The University of Lincoln Students’ Union in 2016, it has been revealed.

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LIVE BLOG: Students to vote on democracy motions at AGM

Hello and welcome to The Linc’s live coverage of tonight’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), which includes a motion democracy at the SU.

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Conservatives win majority in Lincolnshire County Council elections

The Conservatives have gained control of Lincolnshire County Council, after results from the local elections were announced overnight.

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Social media app Yik Yak shuts down after four years

Yik Yak at university (Photo: Gregor Smith)

Yik Yak, a mobile app where university students could post anonymous messages to other users nearby, has closed down following an announcement last Friday.

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Shakira Martin elected as NUS President

Shakira Martin, NUS’ Vice President for Further Education, has been elected as the organisation’s new president at the National Conference in Brighton.

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Opinion: Why we created the genderless razor

A woman shouldn’t have to shop in the male aisle for a razor because the products targeting her are more expensive, say students Abbie Beck-Cohen and Daisy Elsden.

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