Lincoln University


Lincoln will no longer be a stand-alone university and will facilitate greater collaboration with a range of parties, according to article published this week by Vice-Chancellor Robin Pollard. The planned changes follow an advisory board report published last year that recommended the university cut courses, move away from being a standalone institution and privatise core services. In his article, Pollard said the institution would be...

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Tertiary Update – Vol 20 No 36 Lincoln University should cut courses, move away from being a standalone institution and privatise core services, an advisory board says. The report by the university’s transformation board also recommends priority is given to increasing Māori and Pasifika student numbers. It is not clear how staff would be affected if management adopts the recommendation that Lincoln “move away from...

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Plans to close Lincoln uni’s bookshop

Plans to close Lincoln uni’s bookshop


Posted By on Nov 16, 2017

Lincoln University management has announced plans to close the bookshop on campus, leaving students facing the possibility that they will no longer be able to buy text books at their place of study. The proposal to close the bookshop was announced as part of a strategic review of the shop’s role in contributing towards the future direction of the university. In one obscure part of the document outlining the proposal, management...

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Telford celebrate takeover

Telford celebrate takeover


Posted By on Oct 19, 2017

Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre has celebrated its takeover of Lincoln University’s Telford campus. Ministers provided the consents necessary to allow Taratahi’s acquisition of the Telford campus in July, with the transfer taking effect on 31 July. The Otago Daily Times reported that the celebration was attended by members of Lincoln University, Taratahi, the Telford Farm board, Telford students and representatives from the...

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Telford transfer confirmed

Telford transfer confirmed


Posted By on Jul 27, 2017

Ministers have confirmed the transfer of Lincoln University’s Telford campus to the Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre. Consents necessary to allow Taratahi’s acquisition of the Telford campus were given yesterday by Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy and Associate Minister Louise Upston. The transfer will take effect on 31 July, however Lincoln University qualifications will continue until the transition is completed,...

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Lincoln University has confirmed plans for Taratahi Agricultural Training Centre to take-over its Telford campus, subject to ministerial approval. Before signing-off on the agreement, the TEU called on Ministers to make sure a properly funded long-term plan is put in place that ensures continued provision of training opportunities in the region. A statement of intent for the take-over was signed between Lincoln University and Taratahi...

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