The students’ union will launch a campaign on what they call “ever growing” rent costs. The SU claim the university made a profit per head of over £1,200 from campus accommodation last year. However, a spokesperson for UEA said: “The...
Staff at UEA will decide whether to take strike action against a new staff pension scheme in a vote. The union which represents university staff, the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) oppose a new scheme proposed by the body representing...
Various sports clubs have come forward to oppose homophobic behaviour, following an incident where members of some clubs booed the announcement of a Pride event. Students attending last week's Blue Bar’s sports night event on Wednesday 22 November reported that the DJ’s...
Disabled students say they are unable or struggle to access parts of the UEA Library and Arts Hub. At the most recent Union Council meeting, a motion was passed for the students’ union to lobby UEA “to ensure there is...
A plan to refurbish the Islamic Prayer Facility in the Lecture Theatre block has been welcomed, but Muslim students have said they await further progress on prayer provision. The prayer facility was the only part of the lecture building to...
The university has said it no longer holds an investment in two fossil fuel companies. A spokesperson said UEA sold holdings worth £320,000 in October after reviewing the investments. They said: "We are aware that many students have campaigned for this...