Tag Archives: Cuts

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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Government postpones cuts to Disabled Students’ Allowance

anti-cuts protesters outside the Bishop Grosseteste Students' Union building

Reforms to DSA, which currently supports 61,000 disabled students in higher education, have been postponed until after the next general election. Yet for the 2015/16 academic year, those with disabilities will have to start contributing their own money towards specialised equipment.

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Culture cuts – what does this mean to Lincoln?

With the government slashing the arts across the country, Emma Greatorex investigates how they will effect one of Lincoln’s premier venues.

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New anti-cuts movement launched after meeting

An eclectic group of people in Lincoln have formed a new group in opposition to government cuts.

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Lincoln citizens unite against government cuts

Over 50 students and members of the public attended a meeting to discuss methods of opposing the coalition government’s planned education cuts.

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Cutting universal child benefit is scathing and ideological

Scott Wheeler thinks the planned cut to child benefit for the better off is actually an attack on the poorest in society.

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University of Lean-coln: how will cost cutting affect the university?

The University of Lincoln is bracing itself for Lord Browne’s Higher Education spending review, the results of which will be published on October 20th.

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The class conflict of the coalition’s cuts

Huseyin Kishi argues that the coalition government’s cuts malicious and an ideological attack on the poorest members of British society.

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University barely scratched by HE cuts

With universities across the country facing cuts of up to 14%, the University of Lincoln gets an actual budget increase from the Higher Education Funding Council for England for the coming year.

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