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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”.
The Spending Review didn’t go far enough and should have been the time to cut Britain’s addiction to benefits, argues Mike Hodges.
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.
Uncertainty looms over the University of Lincoln as to how it will be affected by cuts to new coalition government’s higher education budget.
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.
A review of the smoking ban could move smokers away from building entrances, but students have a mixed reaction to the new guidelines.
Mike Hodges argues that the Student Loan Book is no more than toxic debt, which is not as easy to sell as the government would have thought.
Universities across the country may face fines because they broke a government imposed cap on new students. Lincoln says it complied with the guidelines, and is “well within” the limit.
A government order to impose a £400m saving scheme in universities may prompt a backlash from fee-paying students, the head of the lecturers’ union warned.
The 2009 budget does few favours for universities, with spending cuts on top of a recent freeze in student numbers. Only new students will be affected, not current ones.