Tag: Accommodation

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Students to sleep in bunk beds due to accommodation shortage

Up to 750 students could be left without accommodation for September 2017, due to a shortage of rooms on campus and in the city, UEA SU has revealed. The university has responded to this housing crisis by adopting emergency measures to increase the number of bed spaces on campus: these include the division of some campus rooms with…

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UEA rent strikes threat

A union officer will submit a proposal to the first union council of the year threatening to encourage rent strikes amongst students living in UEA campus accommodation. The proposal states that the union will coordinate rent strikes within the next three years, should the university fail to meet their, currently undisclosed, demands. An anonymous union…

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UEA accommodation failure

Norwich students are facing a housing crisis, as a number of students are without accommodation 72 hours before term begins. Since August an estimated 130 students have struggled to secure a room, according to Home Run, UEA Student Union’s housing service. The majority of these have been first-year undergraduates and international students, according to Home…

Features

Is campus expansion pushing up accommodation prices?

From the construction of The Enterprise Centre last year and the announcement of the demolishing of Congregation Hall, to the new accommodation buildings on the Blackdale site: UEA’s campus is dramatically expanding. You would be forgiven for failing to notice the slow pace of initial development, but in line with the university’s development plan: 2030…

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UEA’s £4.35m halls rent profit

[su_heading]The university has made millions on accommodation since 2013 FOI request reveals.[/su_heading] UEA has been making millions in profit from halls of residence a freedom of information request from this publication has revealed.  The Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) has responded by calling for the university to include students when making decisions on the prices…

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