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Jeremy Corbyn visits Lincolnshire to meet ambulance and hospital staff

Jeremy Corbyn with ambulance staff

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was in Lincolnshire today, as the politician visited medical staff from the county.

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Carillion will continue work on the Lincoln Eastern Bypass despite going into liquidation

Lincolnshire County Council has confirmed that Carillion will continue working on the Lincoln Eastern Bypass for the foreseeable future, despite going into liquidation this week.

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Journalist Toby Young resigns as university regulator board member

Toby Young, writer and Director of the New Schools Network, has resigned from his position at the Office for Students following criticism over past comments on social media.

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Office for Students: New university watchdog officially launched

The Office for Students (OfS), the new universities regulator designed to ‘to hold universities to account and promote students¬†interests’, has legally come into force from January 1.

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Government announces proposals for two-year ‘accelerated’ degrees

The Department for Education (DfE) has announced plans for ‘accelerated’ degrees which would be taught over two years instead of three.

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READ: The Linc’s December 2017 Digital Edition

The Linc is back with its first print edition of this academic year. If you haven’t had a chance to grab a physical copy on campus, then you can have a read of it in digital form here!

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WATCH: TV Presenter Chris Packham talks to The Linc

Springwatch presenter Chris Packham visited the University of Lincoln this evening, to give a public lecture on bats and owls.

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Universities asked to supply list of lecturers teaching on Brexit by Tory MP

UK universities, including the University of Lincoln, have been asked by a Conservative MP to provide a list of tutors teaching on Brexit.

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Universities could be fined or suspended for failing to protect free speech

The Government’s Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, has called for institutions to protect free speech on campus, and said that any that fail to protect it could be fined, suspended or de-registered by a new regulator.

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Theresa May reveals plans to freeze tuition fees and increase repayment level

Plans to freeze tuition fees at £9,250 and raise the repayment threshold to £25,000 have been announced by Theresa May, ahead of a speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester later today.

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