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University set for another strike

University staff on the picket line at the last strike. Photo: Rachel Sloper

Written by Angeline McCall. The University of Lincoln will be one of many universities affected by a another national strike on Tuesday December 3.

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University staff walk out over pay dispute

University staff on the picket line at the last strike. Photo: Rachel Sloper

Staff at the University of Lincoln went on strike today as members of three major unions took their first coordinated strike action in a dispute over pay. 

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National university strikes to hit Lincoln

Staff from the University of Lincoln are going to be taking part in the upcoming national university strikes. Photo: the Linc

Written by Kelly Pyart. The University of Lincoln is going to be one of many universities across the country affected by the upcoming strikes.

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Book swap and services on show at My UL event

The University of Lincoln helped out students who were caught up in the loans problems last year. Photo: Mike Hodges

Students will find out how the university can support them during an event in the Main Admin Building on Wednesday, November 2nd for My UL Day.

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Lincoln citizens unite against government cuts

The public meeting took place at the St Mary Le Wigford Church. Photo: Huseyin Kishi

Over 50 students and members of the public attended a meeting to discuss methods of opposing the coalition government’s planned education cuts.

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595 Lincoln sign ups for London demo

The NUS and UCU are holding a demonstration in London against higher education cuts. Image: NUS

595 University of Lincoln students and staff are traveling to London for the demonstration on November 10th. The deadline for signing up has now passed.

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Students and workers on May Day march

Workers and students marched agains the closure of elderly care homes | Photo: Jack Dobson for The Linc

Over a hundred people marched through Lincoln against public sector and jobs cuts on International Workers Day, Saturday, May 1st.

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Businesses should pay for students’ fees, says UCU report

The small increase of 5p in the pound for businesses could end tuition fees. Photo: Mark Bridge

The University and College Union and Compass are calling for the removal of tuition fees in exchange for a new “business education tax”, which could cover the cost of tuition fees for every UK student.

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Lincoln trade unions in limbo over SU help

Students’ Union president Chris Charnley was reticent to join Lincoln’s Trade Union Council to back the campaign to “defend jobs, pay and services”, for lecturers and students alike.

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Lecturers may strike over pay increase

The lecturers’ union UCU may go on strike following the breakdown of pay negotiations. Most lecturers at the University of Lincoln are represented by the union, but the ballot results may come too late to affect exams.

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