Lincoln University


TEU Press Release 22 August 2018   Both funding and structures key to long-term educational provision at Lincoln   The latest exploration of a partnership or merger opportunity between two tertiary education institutions is further evidence that we need to rethink the sector’s funding system, the TEU said. Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury (UC) announced yesterday that they have signed a Memorandum of...

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University bargaining underway

University bargaining underway


Posted By on May 24, 2018

Negotiations are underway concerning future pay and conditions for staff working under collective agreements at five universities. The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) has initiated bargaining at the University of Otago, Lincoln University, the University of Canterbury, the University of Waikato and the Auckland University of Technology. TEU members at each institution will be negotiating collectively over the coming months for salaries...

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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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