Tag Archives: University of Lincoln Students’ Union

Universities could be fined or suspended for failing to protect free speech

The Government’s Universities Minister, Jo Johnson MP, has called for institutions to protect free speech on campus, and said that any that fail to protect it could be fined, suspended or de-registered by a new regulator.

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SU democracy to change after students approve bye-law amendments

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

Democratic procedures at the University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union are to be changed, after bye-law amendments were voted through at a student meeting last night.

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LIVE BLOG: New free speech motion to be voted on at SU student meeting

Hello and welcome to The Linc’s live coverage of this afternoon’s All Student Members Meeting (ASM), which includes a new motion on freedom of speech, as well as proposals on free higher education and mental health first aid.

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Online petition launched in response to Archery Society losing access to university venue

A petition entitled ‘Give Archery their home’ has been launched on the Students’ Union’s website, after the University of Lincoln’s Archery Society were told that they could no longer use the facilities at Riseholme College.

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University shop to sell sanitary products ‘at cost’, SU announces

The University Shop, situated on the ground floor of the Minerva Building, is to sell sanitary products ‘at cost’, it has been revealed.

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Blackboard now in ‘test state’ after intermittent issues

Students are being encouraged to ‘test the current stability’ of Blackboard after the site became accessible on Wednesday evening.

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VP Academic Affairs: We ‘cannot guarantee’ when Blackboard will be back online

Vice President for Academic Affairs, Tommy George, has emailed students advising them how to proceed while the status of Blackboard remains intermittent.

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New gender-neutral toilets to be made available on campus

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

All accessible toilets on campus are to be repurposed as gender-neutral toilets, it has been announced.

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Lincoln SU Vice President issues update on ongoing Blackboard issues

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

Tommy George, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, has emailed students on the issues affecting Blackboard, as the site continues to experience intermittent issues. 

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SU email reveals reasons for rejecting free speech motion

Lincoln Students' Union (SU)

The University of Lincoln’s Students’ Union has issued a second statement defending its rejection of a motion on free speech, after an open letter called for a ‘full explanation’ behind the decision.

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