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Government blunders over 71,000 expired student visas

The government has admitted Home Office staff have lost track of over 71,000 people who had their student visa expire in 2015. Currently most...

Majority of students use social media to contact academics

According to a survey by educational charity Jisc, 27% of students are using social networking sites to contact their tutors outside of regular contact...

Alternative HE provision “an abuse of public money”, claims parliamentary committee

The Public Accounts Committee has accused the government of wasting millions of pounds of public money on inadequate higher education providers. Under plans rolled...

UEA given green light over free speech

The UK’s first Free Speech University Rankings have been published by the self-proclaiming libertarian campaign group Spiked. Rankings were generated using data from 80%...

Boycott: Dodgy Sugar in your Dodgy Coffee

Starbucks and Tate & Lyle are to be boycotted in union outlets following a motion passed by Union Council on 12th February. The motion titled...

Get your goat, UEA, you’ve polled

The Union of UEA Studenst got creative for National Voter Registration day with a herd of goats taking centre stage in The Square. The ‘Goats...