Megan Baynes


Vice-Chancellor interview

2017 marks three years since Professor David Richardson took over from Edward Acton as Vice-Chancellor. In those three years, UEA has shot up the league tables and secured consideration as one of the country’s elite non-Russell Group universities. It has also had its share of scandal. Prof Richardson begun at the university lecturing in biology…


Cooking with conviction

If brunch were an Olympic sport, I’d be Paula Radcliffe. Other people have hobbies, I have breakfast; I am an eggs-pert, an avocado aficionado, a French-toast fanatic. However, where many establishments fall down in my estimations is their emphasis on insta-worthy plates. Tiny eggs top perfectly sliced toast roughly the size of my fingernail, or…


UEA up two places in league table

UEA has risen two places to 12th place in the Complete University Guide league table, achieving its highest ever national ranking. The Guide measures 129 UK universities across 10 categories, in addition to ranking 70 subjects. UEA appeared in the top ten for nine of the 35 subjects taught at the university. UEA Vice-Chancellor, Professor…


Gormley statues unveiled: Stephen Fry weighs in on debate

UEA unveiled the much debated ‘3X ANOTHER TIME’ exhibition on campus during a star-studded reception at the Sainsbury Centre, attended by Stephen Fry, Charles Clarke, the Bishop of Norwich and Sir Antony Gormley. The gallery unveiling featured speeches from Vice Chancellor, Professor David Richardson, Centre Director, Paul Greenhalgh, and Sir Antony Gormley. Sir Antony spoke…


When I accidentally adopted a roommate

The prospect of sacrificing your personal space and sharing a room with a total stranger is probably the most off-putting part of study abroad. Americans have this weird obsession with rooming students together, and whilst everywhere else in the developed world seems to have accepted that 18-23 year olds like privacy, Clark University in Massachusetts…

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