3rd December 2002




Representatives from the worlds of business, education and economic development in Hull have come together to map out the future of the University of Lincoln in the city.


The university has created a Hull Advisory Board to guide the institution through its development in Hull over the coming years.


Among its most prominent members are Neil Bradbury, Chief Executive of Hull CityBuild, Trevor Jameson, Principal and Chief Executive of Hull College, and Simon Lunt of Hull-based solicitors Gosschalks, who will chair the board.


Other members of the board, which was formally launched on Friday, include university deans, senior managers and department heads, staff representatives from the George Street and Queens Gardens centres and a representative of the Hull-based Students’ Union Co-operative.


“The Hull Advisory Board is unique in bringing together leading figures from across Hull for the benefit of higher education in the city,” said Sarah Gribbin, Head of Hull Campus.


“Its remit will be to promote the interests of the university in the region, to advise the university’s Board of Governors and to promote and protect the interests of students and staff at the university in Hull.


“We had an extremely successful launch on Friday and we look forward to cementing the strong links which already exist between the university, the college and the city at large.”


The board is expected to meet three times per year.


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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincoln

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk


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