Alumni News 2015

 

December 2015

 
Love In Lincoln
An alumni couple from the University have got engaged during a secret proposal on campus - with a bit of help from the alumni team.
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Alumnus recognised for outstanding contribution

University of Lincoln graduate Stephen Field has won the Silver Award in the ‘Children’s Social Worker of the Year’ category at the 2015 Social Worker of the Year awards.
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Lincoln graduates meet Down Under

For alumni Joe Burr and Tom Freestone, a big move to Australia was an opportunity to forge new friendships. Little did they know that on their first day in their new jobs, it would be a fellow Lincoln graduate who would be sat in the chair next to them, 9,000 miles away from home.
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Postgraduate's dream role with oil and gas consultancy

Ekaterina Mamonova, MSc Marketing, 2014, came to the University looking to build upon her undergraduate degree and go further into the analytical and research side of marketing. After completing an MSc she has now secured her dream role.
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November 2015

Manchester plays host to second major alumni event

The University held an alumni reception in Manchester as part of an ongoing series of national alumni events. The gathering, which took place in Salford’s MediaCityUK on Thursday 19th November, follows the success of a similar evening held in London earlier this year.
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Penguin Lessons for Lincoln alumnus

A University of Lincoln graduate has had his work featured in one of Penguin Books recent high profile releases. Neil Baker from Electric Egg in Lincoln has produced illustrations for new release ‘The Penguin Lessons’
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From Lincoln to London and beyond: Graduate's journey from campus to Copenhagen

For Lincoln graduate Rich McCormack, his degree here at the University was a step on a journey which has recently led to his artwork featuring in the national media, and work in some of Europe's most exciting cities.
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Alumna makes mark in medical research

After three years of hard work, dedication and the will to succeed, Naomi Paul's journey through the University has led to the start of an exciting career as an analytical chemist at 3M Health Care.
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London calling for 2015 Media Production graduate

When Rosie Turner came to the University of Lincoln, she was looking for a varied, hands-on course that was going to allow her to try out a number of media practices before making the decision to specialise. After three years of hard work it's decision that has paid off, and Rosie has now successfully launched her career in production.
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Spotlight on Mark Stow

Mark Stow has worked at the University of Lincoln for 7 years and is currently the Head of the Careers and Employability, where he leads a team of 14 people.  Mark lives in Lincoln with his wife and is also a father to two young children.
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October 2015

Top speakers announced for new Great Minds lectures

The University of Lincoln has announced an exciting line-up of high-profile speakers for the 2015/16 season of its prestigious Great Minds series of free public guest lectures.
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Lincoln graduate is top of the class

Since graduating, Stuart Moody has started his journey on the path to a successful career in teaching.
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Magna Carta - Schools Artwork Competition

The University of Lincoln is launching a schools artwork competition to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta. 
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Lincoln postgraduate considers his learning experience
For Lincoln alumnus Carlton Gajadhar, his MSc International Tourism Management, 2014, was more than just an opportunity to realise his academic potential - it was a chance to meet some incredible people and immerse himself within the community.
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September 2015

Lincoln marketing graduate reflects on his professional development

When Lincoln alumnus Ryan Murphy, BA (Hons) Marketing, 2014, came to the University, he not only gained the skills he needed, but developed personally and professionally. 
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Lincoln alumna makes her mark in family law

For Lincoln alumna Sarah Snow, LL.B (Hons) Law, 2004 her graduation was the start of an exciting journey into the legal profession.
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Lincoln graduate realises Florida dream

When Lincoln alumna Amber Sumpter, MA Journalism, 2014, came to the University from Tucson, Arizona, she gained the knowledge, skills and experience she needed to pursue her dream of breaking into broadcast news.
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Top speakers announced for new Great Minds lectures

The University of Lincoln has announced an exciting line-up of high-profile speakers for the 2015/16 season of its prestigious Great Minds series of free public guest lectures.
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Jason Bradbury takes tech fans 'back to the future'

TV presenter and technology guru Jason Bradbury will be transporting audiences back to the future with his own DeLorean ‘time machine’ as part of a unique event celebrating the 30th anniversary of the cult film trilogy.
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August 2015

 

Lincoln alumni in the corridors of power

Lincoln graduates Martin Vickers and Andrea Jenkyns both won seats as members of parliament in the Uk General Elections. 
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Conservation gradautes celebrate 20th Anniversary 

Two decades after they graduated, the first ever cohort of BA Conservation and Resoration garduates gather for a landmark reunion. 
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Huge success of Chancellor's takeover

Chancellor of the University, Lord Victor Adebowale, turned his hand to DJ-ing as a guest presenter on special programme of Sieren FM. 
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Siemens announces University of Lincoln as its Global Principal Partner

The University has been awarded Global Principal Partner status for its research and development collaborations with global engineering giants Siemens.
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June 2015

 

The Long Ride Home

When University of Lincoln alumnus Nathan Millward decided to travel to Australia, he had no idea his return journey would entail a life-changing adventure on just two wheels.
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May 2015

 

Alumni news round-up: College of Arts

A round-up of this month's alumni success stories - with updates from notable comedy duo Jack and Dean, award-winning furniture designer Sebastian Cox and acclaimed fashion pair, Agi & Sam.
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April 2015

 

From campus to catwalk

As Education Coordinator for the British Fashion Council, Fashion Design alumna, India Usher, finds her feet firmly placed in the world of fashion.
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Stephen follows his dream to the Falkland Islands

Interviewing Daniel Craig and producing music videos for Jessie J, Media Production alumnus, Stephen Hope is now following his broadcasting dream to the Falkland Islands.
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Relentless ambition: Lincoln alumnus showcases award-winning photography

Alumnus Steve Smailes will be showcasing his award-winning photography at an exhibition in London this week, after winning a national competition sponsored by Relentless energy drink.
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Planting the entrepreneurial seed: Lincoln graduate grows entrepreneurship in Pakistan

When University of Lincoln alumnus Faraz Khan came to the University from Pakistan in 2006, he was able to develop the skills needed to achieve his dream of social entrepreneurship.
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Video games in care homes: connecting older adults?

A new study involving introducing regular video gaming sessions to long-term care facilities, has discovered how it can bring groups of people together.
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Come to an Open Day: Discover Postgraduate opportunities and apply for an Alumni Scholarship

University Open Days are an opportunity for you to visit the campus and learn about Postgraduate study opportunities that are open to you. You can also apply for an Alumni Scholarship.
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Enhance your skills with the new MSc Management

Using real-life case studies and learning from experts in business and management, this new postgraduate opportunity provides graduates with a bespoke career plan and ongoing support.
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Join us for the Great Magna Carta Weekend

Co-hosted by the University and celebrating the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta by King John, a special day of free live music and comedy, stalls and children's rides, taken place on Brayford, in front of the University.
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February 2015

 

A lifelong passion for journalism leads to a senior role in national media 

Journalism alumnus Dave Terris' love for journalism began as a teenager and he is now Executive Producer of Sky News Radio and Editor of IRN.
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Tagging lions and standing face-to-face with poachers: Kerry follows her African dream 

A passion for African wildlife conservation has lef Kerry Sedgewick to work with lions in challenging environments, whilst nurturing her contacts with internationally renowned organisations.
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Jason Bradbury to be Visiting Lecturer 

TV's "Gadget Show" host and author, and University of Lincoln alumnus, Jason Bradbury is to become a Visiting Lecturer, teaching on the Computer Science and Product Design programmes.
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Celebrating Lincoln's Magna Carta 

With its medieval castle and one of the finest catherdrals in Europe, Lincoln's rich history has been put firmly in focus for 2015, with the national and international celebrations marking 800 years of the Magna Carta.
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Friends for Life: Finding love at Lincoln 

As we launch our Friends for Life campaign, we celebrate some of the stories of our alumni who found love at Lincoln.
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January 2015

Graduates’ Twitter-inspired videogame taking gaming world by storm  

A fantasy videogame designed by University of Lincoln graduates has been listed in the top 51 British games to look out for this year and could soon be released on one of the largest PC gaming marketplaces.
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University of Lincoln alumna crowned UK’s Best Freelancer

In 2010, University of Lincoln alumna Rebecca Shipham set up her own freelance exhibition design business, four years on, and Rebecca has been crowned the UK’s Best Freelancer for 2015
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