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Charity trip organiser Student Adventures goes bust

A travel firm which specialised in organising expeditions for good causes has gone into liquidation, possibly causing charities to lose out on millions of pounds in fundraising. GBCE Ltd – which was trading as Student Adventures – collapsed on 28th August 2014, with students who had booked expeditions being alerted via text message and email….

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The Editor’s Column – 25th August 2014

The countdown is on and it’s under a month until the semester begins again! For all those joining UEA – welcome – you’re going to love it. For all those coming back, welcome home. At Concrete we’ve spent the summer having a bit of an overhaul. Before the end of last year, we launched our…

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Returners granted access to Welcome Week events

The Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) has faced a substantial backlash on social media over the last 48 hours, after announcing that pre-booked tickets for Welcome Week events would be limited to first years only. However, a subsequent meeting of the elected student officers has resulted in amended plans to allow returners to purchase tickets…


UEA student named as bus stop crash victim

A 21-year-old UEA student has been named as the young woman who was tragically killed when a car collided with a bus stop on Hagley Road in Birmingham. Rebecca McManus was studying creative writing at UEA, she was treated by medical staff but unfortunately died at the scene. Another woman, also 21-years-old, remains in hospital…

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The Editor’s Column – 27th May 2014

Societies – get involved! Part of my application to become editor-in-chief focussed on how Concrete is often seen as ‘clique-y’ from the outside, that’s something I want to change by implementing strategies to reach out to new writers, have a presence at open days and finally getting involved with societies – that last one is…

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