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Opinion: Why Lincoln should vote YES to NUS

For the second time, the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union is holding a referendum on whether they should remain affiliated or leave the National Union of Students (NUS). The Linc has asked both sides to argue their case. In this article, we hear from Connor Delany of Yes to NUS.

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Opinion: Why Lincoln should vote NO to NUS

For the second time, the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union is holding a referendum on whether they should remain affiliated or leave the National Union of Students (NUS). The Linc has asked both sides to argue their case. In this article, we hear from Michael Daniell of Keep Lincoln Independent.

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SU to hold ANOTHER referendum on NUS affiliation

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

The University of Lincoln Students’ Union has announced it will hold a second referendum on its affiliation with the NUS after “a number of students” said they wanted one.

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Lincoln SU disaffiliates from National Union of Students

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

The University of Lincoln Students’ Union will be leaving the National Union of Students (NUS) following a campus-wide referendum.

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‘No platforming’ is against the law, says NUS legal advice

Toni Pearce at NUS Conference

Policies to ban certain speakers from universities – known as ‘no platforming’ – could be illegal, according to legal advice received by the National Union of Students.

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NUS vote to censor anonymity during SU elections

NUS 2015 conference papers

The National Union of Students have voted to crack down on anonymous social media to ensure “safer” SU elections.

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Freedom of speech concerns as university blocks Yik Yak

Yik Yak at university (Photo: Gregor Smith)

Lincoln SU have successfully campaigned for a ban on the app in Lincoln, now they want it banned nationwide with the backing of the NUS – but they’re refusing to talk about abuse tutors & students suffer.

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Prevent referendum fails: 84% say it should be reheld

University of Lincoln Students' Union building

Lincoln SU’s referendum on counter-terrorism strategy Prevent failed to reach the 10% of students it needed to be valid, it was announced this week – as a poll of Linc readers said they think it should be reheld.

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SU Prevent referendum extended after “technical glitches”

University of Lincoln Students' Union building

The Students’ Union referendum on Prevent has been extended after “a technical glitch” that meant the referendum question was not actually displayed on the voting page.

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Sexual harassment happens on every night out, say 43% of students

More than two-fifths of students who experience sexual harassment say it happens every night they go out, according to research commissioned by alcohol responsibility campaign Drinkaware.

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