#BLM, News / 30/09/2020 Black Lives Matter Seminar Series: Review

Organized to combat the colonization of humanities subjects, the Black Lives Matter Seminar Series that took place from the 7th to 11th September saw academics both from UEA and outside UEA discuss various points about Britain’s colonial past and how it has rippled through our curriculums in the present day. Concrete writers followed up on...

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...

News / 22/09/2020 UK government plan to deport almost 1000 migrants in midst of European crisis

UK ministers have identified almost 1000 channel migrants for deportation. The news comes in the midst of a surge in the number of migrants attempting to reach the UK via the English Channel. Immigration minister Chris Philp announced Home Office plans to deport nearly 1000 migrants accused of arriving illegally into the UK. He said...

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