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Less than half of UEA students meet their offer

Less than half of UEA students achieved the grades needed to secure their place last year, with numbers dropping from 64 percent in 2013/14 to 47 percent in 2018/19. There figures showed a consistent decrease in figures year upon year. One of the most significant drops occurred this year, where the percentage of students meeting…

Science

Continuity of care saves lives

A recent paper published in the BMJ collated data from 22 studies and found that contact with the same doctor reduced mortality rates. Of the 22 studies, 18 found a statistically significant reduction in mortality with an increase in continuity of care (repeated contact between a patient and a particular doctor). Whilst all four studies…

Features

All hail the Btec?

Assignments, tests, research projects… To most students, these words are probably a horrifying reminder of all the coursework, examinations and seemingly endless revision we did over the two years of A-Level study that got us our offer to study at university. However, while 70% of UEA students are still applying with the standard three A…

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