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...

Main Stories, News / 26/09/2020 Anti-mask protesters seen demonstrating in Norwich city centre

A group of protesters gathered in the Haymarket area of Norwich thursday the 24th of September, demonstrating against the compulsory wearing of masks. Approximately 60 people formed a large group carrying signs with slogans such as “Freedom over Fear” and displaying statistics comparing weekly deaths from other causes to those from Covid-19. There was also...

Main Stories, News / 22/09/2020 UEA to offer voluntary testing to all students and provide facemasks

UEA has announced coronavirus testing will be made available to all staff and students working on campus from the beginning of the new semester. Any individuals will be encouraged to sign up for the scheme in the early weeks of the academic year, although testing will not be compulsory for anyone at this stage. Those...

Main Stories, News / 22/09/2020 UK Government Outlines new COVID-19 Guidelines

Speaking in parliament today, the Prime Minister set out a number of changes to coronavirus restrictions across the country. The news follows an increase from COVID alert level 3 to 4 yesterday, which reflects an increase in cases and infection rate. Pubs and restaurants will now be required to close by 10pm, and staff will...

Main Stories, News / 11/09/2020 Controversy as twin room Ziggurat fees increased

Controversy has emerged on campus after the fees for twin Ziggurat rooms were increased. Due to COVID-19 social distancing measures, the twin ziggurat rooms were modified to house one student rather than two. These rooms are often an affordable option for students, costing £79.45 per week versus £118.09 for the standard single option. When applying...

Main Stories, News / 28/08/2020 UEA to take over SU Shop and other outlets

UEA has agreed with UEASU to take over management of several SU outlets and provide the SU with additional funding after concerns the SU would go bankrupt. A Freedom of Information request by Concrete has revealed the University will give UEASU block grant funds and access to an interest-free loan among other financial benefits. The...

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Three dead in Reading terror attack

Khairi Saadallah stabbed and killed three people in Reading on Saturday. Police have now announced they are treating it as a terrorist attack. Saadallah, a 25-year-old Libyan refugee, was arrested at the scene of the crime. He was rearrested this morning under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000, say reports from Counter Terrorism Policing…

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#BlackLivesMatter

In the wake of the murder of George Floyd, the #BlackLivesMatter movement has grown tremendously. People all over the world have been expressing their grief, their horror, and their hope for brighter days down the road. Further, they have been working to improve the situation however they can, whether that be through protesting, signing petitions,…


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