Tag: Student life

Sex Survey 2019

The farcical one night stand

I’m sure all of us are all too familiar with the tale: it’s first year, first semester, you’re at the LCR, and you’ve most definitely had one too many blue VK’s. Girl sees boy, girl says two words to boy, and boy responds by falling on top of girl. It’s at that moment you conclude…

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Alcohol-free spaces: are they available?

“Why don’t you drink?” is perhaps one of the most common questions that I get asked, usually coupled with a quizzical look as the person that I’m talking to tries to size me up. I know that I am not alone in this experience of having to justify my (lack of) drinking habits. I am…

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Universities: in a league of their own

It’s the time of year, autumn leaves are falling, freshers are beginning new lives at university, and the 2019 university league tables have been released. I can imagine that many applicants will be frantically worrying about these performances, just like I did. Is the university too good for me? Is it too low in the…

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PPL School launch politics podcast

The School of Politics, Philosophy and Languages (PPL) have begun the academic year with launching a podcast helping to improve interactivity in students’ learning and encourage debate on topical issues in the fields of society, media and culture. The podcast will be hosted by Clare Precey, lecturer and BBC broadcast journalist, and Politics lecturer, Alan…

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Your SU: what has changed and what’s to come?

With elections closing last week, Undergraduate Officer, Jenna Chapman, took to the UEA SU blog to outline her aims for this academic year, following her commitment to providing quality, accessible and enjoyable education for students. She has stated that increasing the volume of recorded lectures, improving awareness of the hidden costs of studying, and looking…

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Why it’s okay to drop out of uni

It’s scary coming to uni. I know that’s a huge understatement, and I’m sure you’re discovering this already, but it is scary. Like, there are very few other scenarios in which you’re plucked from the place you called home the last 18 years, a place with all your friends, all your family, your favourite pubs, favourite walks…

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