Tag Archives: Dan Derricott

By-election results: four posts filled but one disqualified

One position was not filled after Alex Hancock was disqualified for not attending a briefing. Photo: Lincoln SU

Four people have been elected in the SU by-elections, but RAG officer was not filled after the sole candidate was disqualified for not attending a candidate briefing.

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Ary’s absence slammed at Student Council

New SU president Ary Sharif awaiting the results of the elections. Photo: The Linc

Students’ Union president Ary Sharif has been criticised at the first Student Council of the year for his decision to go on leave – while at the same time an undisclosed “serious” review of the union takes place.

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Goodbye £9,000, hello University of Lincoln

The University of Lincoln intends to charge fees of £9,000 per year from 2012. Photo: University of Lincoln)

The University of Lincoln plans to charge students the maximum level of tuition fees – £9,000 per year – from 2012.

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Elections see tide of change in the SU

New SU president Ary Sharif awaiting the results of the elections. Photo: The Linc

The results of the SU elections saw some shocking and not so-shocking results with the results of one role being suspended and Ary Sharif elected president.

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President: Derricott and Sharif fight for the title

Ary Sharif and Dan Derricott are the candidates running for president in this year's SU elections. Photo: The Linc.

As Chris Charnley steps down from the top job at the SU, there’s both a fresh and familiar face from the candidates who want to be the next SU president.

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Countdown to SU elections begins as nominations open

The All Students Meeting took place in the EMMTEC. Photo: The Linc

As the nomination period opens for the 2011 Students’ Union elections it seems there is some new blood and that we will have to say goodbye to some familiar faces.

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Student Council: a bridge over troubled traintracks


The second Student Council session of the year saw followup to the cancellation of the Ebrary, a new bridge over the railway crossing and recycling facilities at the university.

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Lincoln MP grilled by university students

The politics society hosted Karl McCartney on Wednesday as they took the chance to grill the local MP on tuition fees, local politics and his stance on the EU.

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Lincoln citizens unite against government cuts

The public meeting took place at the St Mary Le Wigford Church. Photo: Huseyin Kishi

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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University may blow a million on bridge to save 2 minute walk

A new bridge will reduce "congestion" on the old one, a university spokesman said. Photo: Shane Croucher

The University of Lincoln may pay out a whopping £1.1million for a new on-campus bridge to be built, despite making “vital” cut backs earlier this year.

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