14th September 2004
Students and local residents will be seeing reminders all over the West End of Lincoln from next week asking them to keep the noise down.
New first-year students will be arriving at the university this weekend and Freshers’ Week events will be in full swing from Sunday (19th September).
Those living in the
The ‘Shhhh Campaign’ is the brainchild of the
university’s Student Union Co-operative and is supported by the
The campaign will be officially launched with a press call at 10am on
Monday 20th September at the junction of
West End school pupils were asked to come up with a
logo for the campaign and the winning design by Ben Kitchen (seven) of St
Faith’s and St Martin’s
"We're very proud of the ‘Shhhh Campaign’,” said Adam Heyhurst, President of the university’s Students' Union Co-operative.
“It marks the second initiative in our new commitment to bridging the gap between town and gown. Residents can expect to see a dramatic fall in the number of anti-social incidents involving students throughout the year. As a West End resident myself, I look forward to some good nights' sleep!"
Profesor David Chiddick, Vice Chancellor of the university, added: "The ‘Shhhh Campaign’ is a clear demonstration of the students’ commitment to the community. I applaud the initiative and wish it every success."
Students have also set up a
community line for residents to call to complain if students make too much
noise – call
For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager
01522 886042 firstname.lastname@example.org