News / 04/08/2020 Government outlines new guidance regarding facemasks

The government has outlined new guidelines on facemasks as new rules regarding the wearing of masks come into force on July 24. In England, people must wear a face covering by law in the following settings: public transport, indoor transport hubs, shops and supermarkets, indoor shopping centres, banks, building societies, and post offices. It is...

#BLM, News / 04/08/2020 Norwich School accused of an ‘extremely disappointing’ response from accusations of institutional racism by current and former students

A top private school in Norwich has faced criticism for its “extremely disappointing” handling of allegations of “rampant racism.” The allegations were originally raised in a letter sent to the school in mid-June. The letter requested staff at the Norwich School to be better trained to deal with issues of racism, as well as detailing...

News / 04/08/2020 UEA released virtual graduation video online for class of 2019/20

On the 26 March, a campus-wide email announced that there would be no graduation ceremony taking place this summer as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Just over two months later, UEA Vice-Chancellor Prof David Richardson announced that plans were underway to accommodate this year’s finishing students in the graduation ceremony at the end of...

News / 04/08/2020 Ten arrested after brawl in Norwich

Ten people have been arrested as a result of a ‘brawl’ that broke out on Magdalen Street. Police were called around 11pm on Thursday 23rd of July to the area to reports of ‘an altercation involving a number of men’. The ten who were arrested consist of eight people in their 20s, one in their...

Main Stories, News / 29/07/2020 UEA among victims of cyberattack data breach

UEA is among the victims of the Blackbaud cyberattack data breach. The data stolen contained personal information and interaction history with the University’s alumni and supporters. The cybercriminal held the data to ransom, which Blackbaud paid and then the data was deleted. The breach affected at least 125 organisations, including dozens of universities, the National...

#BLM, News / 30/06/2020 Cecil Rhodes statue to be taken down by Oxford University

In 2015, the ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ movement began with the removal of a commemorative statue from the University of Cape Town. This led to an initiative which aimed to decolonise South African education. Five years later, protestors demanded the removal of a similar statue at Oriel College, Oxford University. Cecil Rhodes served as Prime Minister...

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