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UEA Gymnasts enjoy successful Midlands Open

UEA Gymnastics Club set off a great start for the 2018-2019 academic year, winning 12 medals at the Midlands Open last Saturday. The competition took place at Loughborough University on December 1st. Joining team UEA were gymnasts from five other universities, including Loughborough, Liverpool, Lincoln, Sheffield, and West of England. According to UEA Gymnastics Club’s…

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Accusations of bullying against academics at UK universities

An investigation by the Guardian has found that 300 academics at UK universities have been accused of bullying by students or colleagues within the last five years. Those accused included senior academics and research directors for laboratories.  Staff members and postgraduate students interviewed by the Guardian have described their experiences of a culture of threatening…

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PPL School launch politics podcast

The School of Politics, Philosophy and Languages (PPL) have begun the academic year with launching a podcast helping to improve interactivity in students’ learning and encourage debate on topical issues in the fields of society, media and culture. The podcast will be hosted by Clare Precey, lecturer and BBC broadcast journalist, and Politics lecturer, Alan…

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Your SU: what has changed and what’s to come?

With elections closing last week, Undergraduate Officer, Jenna Chapman, took to the UEA SU blog to outline her aims for this academic year, following her commitment to providing quality, accessible and enjoyable education for students. She has stated that increasing the volume of recorded lectures, improving awareness of the hidden costs of studying, and looking…

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Academic shortlisted for prestigious Costa Book Award

Professor Rebecca Stott, from UEA’s school of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing (LDC), has been shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards with her book In the Days of Rain: A Daughter, A Father, a Cult. It is one of four shortlisted for the Costa Biography category. Rebecca Stott is a professor of literature and creative…

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