Tag Archives: Accommodation

NUS VP Welfare: “we need to make it impossible for government to ignore us”

Shelly Asquith, NUS VP Welfare 2015/16

Gregor Smith speaks to Shelly Asquith, newly elected NUS Vice President Welfare, about how she plans to tackle the various emerging crises in student welfare under a majority Conservative government.

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Article 4 still up for consultation

Local legislation that would see restrictions imposed on the number of properties converted to student homes still has an uncertain future.

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Clubeasy student housing subsidiary goes bankrupt

ClubEasy offices, Newland, Lincoln

Subsidiary landlords for one of Lincoln’s student accommodation giants, ClubEasy, have fallen into administration after going bankrupt, affecting more than 170 students.

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Lincoln SU runs housing fayre day after NUS ‘wait to rent’ advice

Lincoln SU Housing Fayre

The University of Lincoln Students’ Union held its housing fayre yesterday – just a day after the NUS had issued advice “not to rush into renting too early”.

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SU: housing restrictions would have “greater economic impact” on Lincoln

street in the West End of Lincoln

Despite stating in January that restrictions on student housing and other multiple occupancy households were “unlikely to happen”, now SU President Brian Alcorn is having to deal with the issue of an Article Four direction again.

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University supports housing company after students moved into hotels

Danesgate House

First year students allotted to Danesgate House ended up in hotels during Freshers’ Week, after new owners Mansion Property Management failed to have all the required rooms ready for the start of the semester.

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100 cabins expected for temporary ‘Festival Gardens’ site

88 students will be able to stay in the temporary student village on Sunday, with a total of 100 of the dual-occupancy cabins expected to be on site by next week – but the university is not apologising for the situation.

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Temporary student village takes shape in LPAC car park

Work has begun installing temporary accommodation portacabins for students currently without permanent rooms, and we speak to a few of the students worried about where they will be living.

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200 students don’t know where they’ll live one week before term

With a shortage of rooms in the city, some students may start university in ‘short stay accommodation’ as they wait to hear where they will live for the year only 6 days before term.

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Problems with Lighthouse? Sorry, “no proven complaints”

Students are often quick to complain about the standard of accomodation in the city, but with so many complaints, who is responsible for poor quality places still being recommended?

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