Tag Archives: Student Council

Lincoln SU plan to scrap student council

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

The University of Lincoln Students’ Union plans to scrap its student council at an All Students’ Meeting tonight.

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Student Council: what is it and why should I care?

University of Lincoln Students' Union building

Tonight will see student representatives from all corners of the university world – academic, welfare, community, sports, and societies – come together to vote on and make decisions.

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New community reps “co-opted” at student council

Olivia Hill, Welfare & Community at Lincoln Students' Union

Monday night’s student council saw its representatives vote to co-opt two new community reps. Each representative will have a vote on Student Council for the rest of the academic year to represent the main student-inhabited areas of the city.

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Tonight: student council to discuss trans liberation and academic development

University of Lincoln Students' Union building

No live blog tonight due to the Bridget Kendall guest lecture, but keep an eye on our Twitter (@thelinc) and the #LincSUCouncil hashtag for the Students’ Union student council.

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Students’ Union calls for additional council meeting over “sensitive” issue

University of Lincoln Students' Union building

An extra student council has been called for tonight in order to discuss a “sensitive” issue.

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School reps keep their vote

School representatives from the School of English and Journalism are happy that they will both receive a vote, now pending approval from Students’ Union Trustees, on Student Council.

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The reason behind ‘Item 9’

Student Council web banner

Before tonight’s SU Student Council, The Linc spoke to Calum Watt about why he proposed the motion titled: “Hold a by-election for the Vice President Academic Affairs Position.”

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SU council approves zero-hour contracts

Lincoln student council. Photo: Gregor Smith

Zero-hour contracts have been criticised from all sides of the political spectrum, being debated on the most recent episode of the BBC’s Question Time whilst the current Business Secretary, Vince Cable, admitted that they “can offer limited employment rights and job security”.

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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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Student Council: Open days, hustings and leaflet littering


Litter from leaflets, why few people attended hustings and too few students working on open days were some of the issues raised at this month’s Student Council.

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