Cabins and bunk beds for freshers as universities are overwhelmed

Damian Wilson

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Lincoln University has had such a rush of applications from first-year students that it's having to house them in makeshift cabins until it can find them somewhere more permanent to stay.

And it does get even funnier. Because the gloriously-named registrar, Chris Spendlove, told the Daily Telegraph that he's hoping the youngsters enjoy their digs as it'll be a kind of "festival atmosphere".

What festival is it that he's thinking of?