Main Stories, News / 13/10/2020 Covid-19 cases at UEA reach 65

The number of Covid-19 cases at UEA has reached 65. In an announcement today, the university confirmed 40 positive test results on campus, 24 off, and one member of staff who has not been on the premises. 34 student flats are also self-isolating on campus. The news comes after a weekend which saw UEA firmly...

Main Stories / 13/10/2020 UEA u-turns after trying to charge self-isolating students £18 per day for food

UEA have changed the price of the meal plan for self-isolating students from £18 a day to £12 a day after intense backlash. Initially, Campus Kitchen had set up a plan to supply students with food for £252 for 14 days of isolation. Since then, the plan has been reduced to £168. Further criticism came...

Main Stories, News / 12/10/2020 Three UEA students fined £10,000 each for throwing house party

Three UEA students were fined £10,000 each after hosting a house party with around 100 attendees. The police were called to the Bowthorpe Road residence at approximately 1.10am on Sunday 11th of October.   One 19-year-old and two 20-year-olds, who were meant to be self-isolating after showing coronavirus symptoms, were issued the fixed penalty notice for...

Main Stories, News / 06/10/2020 UEA Alumnus Wins Nobel Prize

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to UEA Alumnus, Michael Houghton, who shares the prize with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for their discovery of the Hepatitis C virus. The announcement was made earlier today by Professor Thomas Perlmann, Secretary-General for the Nobel Assembly and the Nobel Committee...

Main Stories, News / 02/10/2020 Trump and Melania test positive for coronavirus

Donald Trump, President of the United States has confirmed that he and the First Lady have tested positive for Coronavirus.  At 5:54 BST (00:54 DC time) the President announced on Twitter the results of the test and stating their plans to quarantine. Physician to the POTUS Sean Conley explained the President and the First Lady...

Main Stories, News / 29/09/2020 Two UEA students test positive for coronavirus

Two students at UEA have tested positive for coronavirus. The results emerged on Tuesday 29 September in a statement published by UEA. One of the students is confirmed to be on campus, the other off campus. Both students and their respective households are now self-isolating. Anyone who has come into close contact with the individuals...

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Lebanon PM announces official resignation of cabinet

Former Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced the official resignation of Lebanon’s cabinet following the Beirut explosion last week. Mr Diab described the political elite as “the real trouble… the real catastrophe in Lebanon”, emphasising blame had been transferred to his government, who had “exerted maximum effort” in their service, for corruption and past mistakes within…

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CCN cancels graduation

In an email to affected students on August 05 2020 the City College Norwich (CCN) stated that this year’s graduation ceremony for higher education students has been cancelled. The ceremonies were due to held on November 14 2020, in the email CCN stated that “due to the government restrictions currently in place for large gatherings,…


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