Jessica Frank-Keyes

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UEA Vice-Chancellor speaks out on Trump’s travel ban

UEA Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Richardson, has spoken out against President Trump’s executive order on immigration into the United States. The statement, published on the UEA website, begins: “Many of you will have been alarmed by this weekend’s news of the travel restrictions to the USA ordered by President Donald Trump.” The Vice-Chancellor added: “it is deeply troubling…

Science

A look above: 2017 in space

Oh 2017. You’ve been long awaited; the change in digits billed by many as somehow here to save us from the scourge of celebrity deaths and political upheaval that characterised the preceding twelve calendar months. And while there’s plenty to look forward to in the coming year, the events and developments in the world of…

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Number of union officers to protest Royal visit

A number of SU officers plan to protest the Royal visit next Friday. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will visit the Sainsbury Centre on January 27th, as announced by the university on Monday 16th January. An union source, who wished to remain anonymous, confirmed that a number of student officers would be involved…

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NUS leadership in Israel controversy

NUS Vice-President Richard Brooks has come under fire after recent allegations that he colluded with the Israeli Embassy to unseat NUS President Malia Bouattia. Footage was obtained by Al-Jazeera of Brooks discussing how to unseat Bouattia with an undercover reporter posing as an activist called Robin. Brooks has since referred himself to the NUS for…

Deputy Editors' Column

Our guide to your guide to 2017

Welcome back to Concrete! 2016 was a wild ride, and we hope you had a great break spent eating, relaxing, and forgetting about the existence of the Hub… In Concrete’s back-to-school issue we take a look at the various ways a new year can bring in a new you. In Features, we’ve been ringing the…

News

Queen to make third visit to UEA

Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh will visit UEA on Friday 27th January, to attend the Sainsbury Centre’s exhibition on the “art and cultural history of Fiji.” This will be The Queen’s third visit to the UEA campus, and the eighth by a member of the Royal Family. The royal visit was…

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