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University of Lincoln responds to launch of post-18 education review

The University of Lincoln has welcomed the news of a review of post-18 education – following an announcement by the Prime Minister in a speech yesterday.

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University launches new medical school bid

A new medical school could be coming to the University of Lincoln, after it partnered with the University of Nottingham in a bid to the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).

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Housing schemes in Lincolnshire receive £22.4m Government grant

Five housing projects in Lincolnshire have received over £22 million worth of funding from government, as part of a plan to build 100,000 across the country.

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Lincolnshire MP Stephen Phillips resigns over ‘significant policy differences’ with his own party

The Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for the Lincolnshire constituency of Sleaford and North Hykeham, Stephen Phillips QC has resigned with immediate effect.

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NUS attack government over student loans

Government officials have ruled out a review of the student loans system despite the recommendations made by a Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Select Committee, Asmund Lovdal reports. The NUS said the response by the government shows “worrying complacency.” Megan Dunn, NUS vice president (higher education), said: “It is outrageous that the Government are once again refusing to […]

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Tuition fees treble as university sit in continues

The House of Commons voted in favour of rising tuition fees, prompting the students who are currently occupying the university’s main building to stay there “indefinitely”.

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Let’s kick our state funding addiction

The Spending Review didn’t go far enough and should have been the time to cut Britain’s addiction to benefits, argues Mike Hodges.

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Interns: the modern slaves?

An opportunity to learn more about the world of work, or a chance to be exploited by businesses? Mike Hodges looks into the benefits of internships.

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Uncertainty as university reacts to latest HE cuts

Uncertainty looms over the University of Lincoln as to how it will be affected by cuts to new coalition government’s higher education budget.

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Smokers left out in the cold

There’s a mixed response as banning smokers from the entrances of buildings could take the smoking ban one step further. Candi Hindocha looks at both sides of the argument.

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