Chris Matthews


UEA cancels graduation

UEA has decided to cancel graduation in July later this year owing to the coronavirus pandemic. UEA’s Vice Chancellor Prof David Richardson said he had taken the decision “with great sadness”. The University confirmed the graduation ceremonies have not been postponed but outrightly cancelled, although in an email to students Prof Richardson said “we will…


UEA suspends face-to-face teaching and public events

UEA has suspended all face-to-face teaching from March 16 until April 19 “as a precautionary measure” against the coronavirus pandemic. The University has also postponed public events until the same date. In an email sent to students the University said: “All teaching will be delivered via Blackboard. All classroom and laboratory teaching will cease.” It added: “We expect…

Editor's column

Keep washing your hands!

Summatives, choosing a career path, getting that summer bod – these are just a few of life’s stresses. And now there’s coronavirus to worry about. It’s just not fair is it?  I’ve decided to use my editorial this issue to suggest some ways to steer clear of the virus, and hopefully dispel a few myths…


UEA in top 50 for graduate salaries

A study has shown UEA is in the top 50 when it comes to graduate salaries with a median of £29k. RS Components analysed median salaries of graduates studying a variety of courses at institutions around the UK. Oxford and Cambridge topped the list with medians of £45k and £41k. Of those analysed at UEA…

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