News / 15/04/2021 UEA to introduce blended learning after Easter

The University of East Anglia plans to resume teaching on Monday 26 April with a mix of in-person sessions and continued online learning.  With changing government restrictions, UEA has prepared to accommodate a partial return to in-person teaching. However, students who are continuing with online learning are encouraged to stay at home until restrictions change...

Main Stories, News / 13/04/2021 Less than 5 in 50 cases of rape or sexual misconduct ‘found proven’ in past two years at UEA

50 people have reported rape or sexual misconduct in the past two years at the University of East Anglia. With 2 accusations of rape and 48 accusations of sexual misconduct, UEA has found less than 5 ‘proven’ through their disciplinary procedures (UEA states they can’t report the specific number if less than 5 for privacy...

News / 13/04/2021 Norwich Police Commissioner Candidate Shares Xenophobic Views

Would-be Norwich Chief of police, David Moreland, has made xenophobic comments causing him to be branded “completely unsuitable” for the role. The independent candidate running for of Police and Crime Commissioner has recently stated, when asked what action he would like to see against female victimisation after the Sarah Everard murder, that “The vast majority...

News / 13/04/2021 Coronavirus update 12/04

The AstraZeneca vaccine remains under investigation for its potential role in blood clots observed among recipients of the jabs. Its use has been restricted in countries such as France, Germany and Canada, despite the World Health Organisation (WHO) and European Medicines Agency (EMA) saying its benefits outweighed the possible negatives. Scientists remain divided on the...

News / 13/04/2021 Nation celebrated Easter

Although coronavirus measures prevented many Easter celebrations from taking place in the UK, many of the planned services and events were moved online to keep the festival alive. This year, Easter weekend fell on the 2-5 of April, over a week earlier than it did last year. The holiday is always celebrated on the first...

Main Stories, News / 09/04/2021 Duke of Edinburgh dies aged 99

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, has died at the age of 99. A statement from the Royal Family issued this morning announced that the Duke had ‘passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle’ earlier today. His passing comes after a number of health issues, including recent issues resulting in a short stay in hospital and...

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Student officer fined after protest fracas

Non-portfolio officer Liam McCafferty is facing almost £1,000 in legal bills and fines after losing an appeal against his conviction for fear or provocation of violence at an Unite Against Fascism protest against the EDL in Bolton in March 2010.


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