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Etisalat winner awarded UEA fellowship

The winner of the Etisalat Prize for Literary excellence, Jowhor Ile, will be undertaking a fellowship with UEA’s school of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing (LDC). His 256-page novel, ‘And After Many Days’, was declared the winner out of three shortlisted novels on May 20 last month, during the award presentation ceremony. The winning novel…

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UEA rises six places in Guardian ranking

UEA has risen six places in the Guardian’s University Guide 2018, achieving the university’s highest ranking in the league table to date. UEA positioned 18th out of the 121 universities considered, with rankings based on a point system assessing “excellence.” UEA scored second highest in student satisfaction with their course, achieving 91.4 out of 100….

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UEA to introduce GPA system

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 a conversion table to determine the overall classification mark for the year. For final…

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Theresa May visits Norwich as part of election campaign

Prime Minister Theresa May visited Norwich yesterday to launch the Conservative Party’s election campaign in East Anglia. Mrs May visited the International Aviation Academy at Norwich International Airport on Monday afternoon. In her speech, Mrs May told an invited crowd that the party should not be complacent, despite recent gains in last week’s local elections….

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Norwich reacts to snap election

After only 13 MPs voted against June’s general election on Wednesday, UEA students have reacted to the news. UEA’s Labour Party will be be working closely with Clive Lewis, Labour candidate for Norwich South, and have already arranged numerous canvassing sessions. Miss Tiffany Evripidou, Prospective Chair for UEA Labour Students, said Mr Lewis has “worked…

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UEA five hightailing to Mongolia for Mind

Some would say packing a suitcase and hopping on a plane is the conventional way to travel over 8,000 miles, but not for the five UEA students who will be hightailing it from Norwich to Mongolia in two cars (one they call “Mildred”) and a motorbike. What started off as a conversation of ‘what ifs’…

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Jeremy Kyle graces Prince of Wales

Jeremy Kyle’s documentary about Norwich’s Prince of Wales Road used the city as a case study to unravel the truth of the dangers of binge-drinking. “The Kyle Files – The Dangers Of A Night Out” will explore England’s drinking culture. Norwich was chosen for the documentary as in 2015 it was named the fourth most…

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