Cat Leyland


Charity tea party to be held in Hive

On Friday 18 May, UEA’s Literature Society will be teaming up with Baking Society and UEA Societea to raise funds for the Hamlet, a Norwich based charity for people with disabilities. The societies will be hosting an Alice in Wonderland themed tea party, with plenty of tea and homemade cakes provided by the UEA Societea…


New city accommodation controversy

Plans to provide more large-scale, private student housing in Norwich’s city centre have yet again sparked controversy. Following the addition of the newly-built Pablo Fanque House near to the bus station, plans have been made for two more buildings which will house a total of 750 students. The proposals included changes to St Crispins House,…


Nightline to host awareness week

UEA’s student-led confidential listening and support service, Nightline, will be running an awareness week next week from the 20th-24th of November. The focus of the week is on self-care, and the organisation is partnering with several societies to provide a range of activities which promote and encourage self-care. There will be a different event to…


HE funding council warn against fee caps

According to the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), English universities are likely to face ‘consequences’ if tuition fees are not increased after two years, following an annual report on the financial health of the sector. Tuition fees are currently capped at £9,250 per year, meaning universities already have very little surplus. The government’s…


Joint anti-sexual harassment campaign

The university and SU have joined forces to create a new campaign focused on creating a zero-tolerance attitude towards sexual harassment, violence, and hate crimes, building on the SU’s already established ‘Never OK’ campaign. The new campaign comes in response to a report into sexual harassment published by Universities UK (UUK) earlier this year. The…

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December 2021
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