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BBC announces line up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend

With the Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Earlham Park drawing closer, the BBC have announced full details of the acts performing. The line-up was revealed by Scott Mills on the Radio 1 Breakfast Show on Monday 20th April, and with tickets for the event selling out in 40 minutes, it was much anticipated. It was…


Labour pledge £6,000 fee cap

In an exclusive interview with UEA:TV, local Labour candidate Clive Lewis has confirmed that Labour will cap tuition fees at £6,000 if elected in May 2015. The party already intend to introduce a ‘graduate tax’ on the earnings of those who attend university, with shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna suggesting the system would be ‘fairer’…


Graduate employment reaches ten-year high

A study has found that those students who were among the first to pay higher tuition fees will graduate into the most attractive job market for a decade. A study by the company,High Fliers into the graduate job market in 2015 expect that recruitment will be at its highest for ten years. The study encourages…


Number of students gaining firsts doubles in last ten years

Record numbers of UK students graduated with a top degree last summer, according to recent figures. 2014 saw 20% of graduates achieving a first-class degree, whilst 51% left university with a 2:1. Since 2004, the number of students achieving a first-class degree has near doubled. Some 79,440 graduates were able to gain top degrees in…

Music, OldVenue

Venue’s artist of the month

The kings of early millennium pop-punk, Fall Out Boy, have been blasting their way through the charts since their resurrection in 2013. The aftermath of their hiatus gave them a new type of popularity, pulling new, much younger fans into the scarce remains of a scene that peaked in 2005. Their 2013 release Save Rock…

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