Concrete spoke to Alan Rusbridger, former Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian, ahead of his lecture at UEA: “Journalists have got to adapt to this new age, and think quite radically about how people consume news”. That is the advice of Alan...
UEA has announced it will be introducing a Grade Point Average (GPA) system to measure continuing and completed student achievements. UEA has described this as a “complementary measure” which will be used alongside the traditional degree classifications. GPAs will be calculated using...
UEA has been awarded a silver ranking in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), a new government assessment that evaluates undergraduate student experience. Participation in the TEF is voluntary and higher education providers decide whether or not they wish to take...
Over the past six years, the Syrian civil war hasn’t strayed from news healines. From war crimes in Aleppo to the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, the plight of the Syrian people has been observed worldwide. But there is a...
The university suffered 16 similar data breaches prior to the school wide leak in June, a data protection document on UEA’s portal shows. The leak saw hundreds of american studies students receive an email containing sensitive information about coursemates’ extenuating...
On Friday 1 December, UEA’s Liberal Democrat society hosted a talk on mental health with Norman Lamb, the MP for North Norfolk who served as the Minister of State for Care and Support from 2012-15. Concrete caught up with the...