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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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Problems with Lighthouse? Sorry, “no proven complaints”

Lighthouse is one of several accommodation providers that students have had issues with. Photo: Jonathan Cresswell

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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Fully booked: Why there’s no rooms left in Lincoln

They say there's no place like home - but right now there's no place for many to go. Photo: Jonathan Cresswell

Having trouble finding somewhere to live? The University of Lincoln has booked half of the student rooms in the city – but told the companies not to say they were short on space to avoid panic.

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