Tag Archives: Aaron Porter

SU stands by NUS over its lobbying to cut student grants

Aaron Porter's speech displayed on the big screen at the Demolition rally. Photo: Shane Croucher

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

Posted in NUS | Leave a comment

The truth behind the furore around the NUS demo

Much of the media focused on the violence at Millbank Tower, despite the march being overwhelmingly peaceful. Photo: Huseyin Kishi

Marcell Grant, The Linc‘s reporter, was one of the 50,000 in London for the NUS and UCU demo on Wednesday, November 10th. He offers a different perspective on the day’s events.

Posted in Staff Blog | Leave a comment

Audio: The Demolition rally speeches in full

Aaron Porter's speech displayed on the big screen at the Demolition rally. Photo: Shane Croucher

Listen to the full speeches from Aaron Porter and Frances O’Grady from the Demolition 2010 rally on Wednesday, November 10th.

Posted in National | Leave a comment

University of Lincoln fees rise ‘inevitable’

Schools secretary Michael Gove doesn't think poorer kids will be put off university by higher fees. Photo: Conservative Party

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.

Posted in National | 4 Comments

NUS elect new president Aaron Porter

Aaron Porter was voted to be the next NUS president at their annual conference

Whilst at their national conference the NUS vote Aaron Porter as their next president, replacing Wes Streeting.

Posted in NUS | Leave a comment