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Student debt set to increase by up to a third

student debt infographic

Maintenance grants for students from poorer backgrounds will be scrapped next year, following Chancellor George Osborne’s 2015 budget.

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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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Compare the BA (Hons) Marketing

How much will Lincoln charge? It's the million pound question. Which is also how much is might cost to come here. Photo: Jonathan Cresswell

Massive funding cuts are seeing universities having to raise their fees, there could be tough times ahead in higher education. The Linc‘s spreadsheet manipulation correspondent Maken Eetup explains.

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No fear of backlash for Lincoln MP after voting for £9k fees

Karl McCartney, Conservative PPC for Lincoln

Lincoln MP Karl McCartney has claimed voting for higher fees “wasn’t an easy decision” but stands by his decision – but has no fear of a student backlash.

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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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In full: Occupation at University of Lincoln

As parliament votes to treble the cost of tuition fees for students in England, the University of Lincoln is still being occupied by protesters — and they aren’t moving any time soon.

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Lincoln students taking to streets again against education cuts

The last demonstration against tuition fees in Lincoln took place on November 24th. Photo: Luke Morton

Lincoln students are taking to the streets again on Wednesday, December 8th, to continue expressing their disgust at the coalition’s plans for higher education.

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Tuition fee protest planned for MP’s surgery postponed

A protest against the rise in tuition fees will not take place on Friday after the cancellation of Lincoln MP Karl McCartney’s appearance at the City Hall for his advice surgery.

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What struck me about this student strike

The 'strike' on Tuesday is sure to have a strong point behind it. Photo: jasmined / University of Lincoln / The Linc

Some students will be continuing the protests as the hike in tuition fees continue to be discussed, but The Linc‘s editor Shane Croucher asks why?

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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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