Jessica Frank-Keyes

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Vice Chancellor responds to fossil free UEA petition

David Richardson, the UEA vice-chancellor, has responded to an open letter signed by almost 100 UEA academics calling for the university to divest from its financial connections with fossil fuel companies. The open letter describes the university “a pioneer of environmentally responsible policy and practice” but it insists that the institution “must also look to ensure…

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Students affected by UEA email outage

UEA students have been frustrated by problems accessing their university email accounts over the weekend, affecting students on and off campus. In some cases this has resulted in problems with students’ individual subscriptions to Microsoft Office, provided by the university, suggesting a problem with the software as a whole. Recent updates from the UEA Library Twitter…

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The liberal Democrats have changed the face of British Politics

After decades of two party politics, with Labour and the Conservatives swapping and in and out of No. 10 Downing Street the British public had the surprise of their lives in the run up to the 2010 election. Faced with the prospect of not two, but three viable candidates, a coalition government was voted in….

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Deadline to register to vote approaching

While the stress of the rapidly approaching exam season and the excitement – for those with tickets – of Radio 1’s Big Weekend are currently fighting to take up space in UEA students’ brains, there is one other important date to mark on our increasingly full calendars. The 20th of April – only a few…

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Politics and the media: putting on a good show

Like many of us here at UEA, in the run up to the general election, I am finding myself wondering more and more exactly who my vote on 7th May should be going to. And also like all students, I am increasingly becoming an expert at procrastination, hence why – instead of working on the…

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Mass voter registration following Goats for Votes

Students passing through the Square on Thursday the 5th February will have had a bit of a shock at the appearance of some unexpected visitors. UEA was visited by some local goats to encourage students to register to vote in the May 2015 General Election. The farmyard friends were on campus to help the union…

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