Megan Baynes

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30 UEA students affected by Trump travel ban

30 UEA students have been affected by Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, according to the University. The Study Abroad Office have said that they are communicating with students affected by the changes in US immigration policy to ensure that students are aware “we are here for support and guidance”. Last Friday President Donald Trump…

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Queen Elizabeth visits campus

On Friday morning members of the UEA Media Collective gathered outside the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, armed with cameras and microphones, to await the arrival of the UK’s most prestigious visitor. We had been told to arrive early in order to register for the event and receive our briefing. This consisted of ‘watch out…

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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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Why we don’t need Section 40

When it comes to some news stories, it’s not always black and white. At the heart of every journalist is a desire to tell the truth (as cliché laden as that might sound), but sometimes it goes beyond that. No one starts out a career at a newspaper with the intention of sensationalising, and exaggerating…

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Students to sleep in bunk beds due to accommodation shortage

Up to 750 students could be left without accommodation for September 2017, due to a shortage of rooms on campus and in the city, UEA SU has revealed. The university has responded to this housing crisis by adopting emergency measures to increase the number of bed spaces on campus: these include the division of some campus rooms with…

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