The University of East Anglia has fallen six places in the 2013 Guardian university league table, dropping behind fellow 1994 Group institution the University of Sussex.
Universities minister David Willetts was met with strong opposition by students when he visited UEA to give a lecture on philosophy and government.
Norfolk-born sports presenter Jake Humphrey is to be given an honorary degree by the University at this summer's graduation ceremonies.
Labour gains nationally and in Norwich council elections.
A recent survey on the hubs by the Union of UEA Students has found that of the 322 who gave their opinion, 90% did not get coursework back within 20 working days.
A study led by UEA has suggested that the drug memantine does not sufficiently decrease agitation in people who have Alzheimer’s.