Dan Falvey

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UEA student questioned by Special Branch over Isis course reading

A UEA student has been questioned by counter-terrorism police after accessing pro-Islamic State (Isis) material online as part of their course reading. Students taking Clash of Fundamentalisms, a third-year PPL module, were directed to read passages from Dabiq, the online Isis-supporting magazine. Concrete understands that links to the Islamist material were posted on Blackboard, but…

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Union snookers Pool society

The UEA Pool and Snooker club is facing an existential crisis after vital facilities promised by the Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) never materialised, following the summer redevelopment of Union House. In an email exchange seen by Concrete, the union has admitted responsibility for the lack of facilities, claiming that that there was a “miscommunication…

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Our Derby Day heroes are in trouble

The news that the Pool and Snooker society are suffering from a lack of facilities is frustrating. They are one of UEA’s oldest sports clubs and have seen significant growth in terms of members in recent years. Add in the fact that they were 2014’s Derby Day heroes and that their current president, Nikolas Charalambous,…

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FOI reveals disproportionate funding of schools at UEA

An investigation by Concrete has uncovered a disparity in funding in comparison to quality of research and rankings on university league tables, particularly between individual schools of study within faculties. The Union of UEA Students’ (UUEAS) Undergraduate Education Officer has responded by to the figures claiming that questions must be asked about the current model…

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