Author Archives: Shane Croucher

The man who fooled the media

Chris Atkins, director of the film ‘Starsuckers’, speaks to The Linc about putting the media to the test with fake stories.

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New faculty building open for business

The new business and law faculty building has been officially opened by a familiar face to Lincoln, as students were welcomed in for the start of term.

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SU stands by NUS over its lobbying to cut student grants

NUS president Aaron Porter asked the government to cut student grants instead of raising tuition fees, revealed the Telegraph. Lincoln SU stands by Porter.

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Tuition fees treble as university sit in continues

The House of Commons voted in favour of rising tuition fees, prompting the students who are currently occupying the university’s main building to stay there “indefinitely”.

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What struck me about this student strike

Some students will be continuing the protests as the hike in tuition fees continue to be discussed, but The Linc‘s editor Shane Croucher asks why?

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University of Lincoln fees rise ‘inevitable’

Going to university in 2012? Start saving now, because you’re looking at the prospect of £9k fees. The University of Lincoln has already said it will be charging more.

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University bites Bullet over report on Lincoln Magazine

The University of Lincoln rejects a report in Bullet claiming it’s denying students the opportunity to work on its new publication, Lincoln Magazine.

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595 Lincoln sign ups for London demo

595 University of Lincoln students and staff are traveling to London for the demonstration on November 10th. The deadline for signing up has now passed.

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Lincoln MP hints at support for higher fees

Karl McCartney, Conservative PPC for Lincoln

Karl McCartney hints that he would support a higher cap on fees in an interview with The Linc, though he stopped short of explicitly stating his position.

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Coalition indicates it will keep fees capped

Nick Clegg has confirmed that the coalition will keep tuition fees capped, with the likely cap being around £7,000 per year.

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