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Livewire’s Jailbreak to coincide with ‘Brexit Day’

Livewire’s Jailbreak 2019 will coincide with ‘Brexit Day’ when the UK formally leave the EU to begin a transition period. Events on the 29 March, otherwise known as ‘Brexit Day’, could cause Jailbreak to come to a halt as it is currently unclear as to whether the students will be allowed to travel to Europe….

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Government approve ‘accelerated’ two-year degree proposals

The government have agreed to the introduction of ‘accelerated’ two-year degree courses, although this is still subject to parliamentary approval. This follows a consultation in which the government found that shorter courses will be able to offer more choice and flexibility, particularly for mature students. The department for education has suggested that under the plan,…

Arts

Venue reviews: Colloquium at the UEA Drama Studio

Drama Society’s most recent play ran this weekend to great success. Written by MA Scriptwriting student Katie Stockton, the short play follows three students as they attend their ‘Oxbridge’ interviews, and the influence these interviews have both on the applicants as well as the professors interviewing them. It’s a simple premise, in fact almost everything…

Arts

Elisabeth Frink: Humans and Other Animals

To commemorate the anniversary of her death, The Sainsbury Centre have assembled the largest collection of Elisabeth Frink’s work (Humans and Other Animals) for 25 years in tribute to the influence she had on the Art world. With over 130 pieces on display by Frink and other influential artists – some never before displayed in…

Arts

Venue talks to Natalie Grady

This House by James Graham is currently on tour after a top-rated run at the National theatre and runs at Norwich Theatre Royal from the 8th to 12th May. So, I took the opportunity to speak to Natalie Grady (Endeavour, Hollyoaks), who plays one of the leads, about her involvement in the play and what…

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