Public consultation on University of Lincoln plans to expand its campus in Riseholme officially begins today.
The proposals include the creation of 750 new homes along with a new field station to support advanced agricultural and environmental scientific research and a state-of-the-art heritage centre.
Dozens of schoolchildren from across Lincolnshire are taking part in an archaeological dig in Bardney, working with Prof Carenza Lewis from The University of Lincoln who also features within the well-known TV programme 'Time Team'.
The work is aimed at inspiring more youngsters to go to university as Lincolnshire has a low take up in the county.
The students and their teachers have already found bone, buckles and medieval pottery as part of the dig.
The number of students wanting to study at Lincoln increased by more than a quarter. The University of Lincoln has seen a huge increase in the number of applications for this September. The record number, from the UK and abroad, is the highest in the University’s history.
The Health Protection Agency is planning an urgent meeting with the University of Lincoln following the death of a student from TB. Craig White who was 21 and from Boston, died just over a week ago, but until today the cause of his death was unknown.
An inquest into Craig's death has been opened and adjourned. Kate Hemingway reports:
A post-mortem examination is to be held to establish the cause of death of a Lincolnshire student in which meningitis may have been a factor.
Craig White, 21, from Boston, was in his third year of a journalism degree at the University of Lincoln when he died on Wednesday.
It is believed doctors told his family that meningitis may have been a factor in his death.
A post-mortem examination is to be carried out today (Monday 17th December).
The University of Lincoln is proving to be popular with A-Level students considering doing a degree there. So far this year 10,000 people have visited the Brayford Campus and today they are staging an extra open day to meet demand.
The University of Lincoln, and the University of Sheffield have been named as two of Siemens' principal partner universities.
The status is to honour their working relationships and to acknowledge their goals to develop future engineering graduates and encourage research and innovation.
Over the next few days thousands of students from the University of Lincoln will attend their graduation ceremonies in the city.
Today politician Tonny Benn will receive his honourary degree.
Lincoln is to get a new science and innovation park thanks to joint plans by the city's university and the Lincolnshire Co-operative. The two organisations are working together on an ambitious development to convert a ten-acre site in the centre of the city which is currently disused.
It is hoped the multi-million pound project on Green Lane near Tritton Road will become a world-class centre for science and technology expertise and will also house the university's proposed new School of Pharmacy which aims to address a shortfall in the number of pharmacists in the area.