Tag: amsterdam

Travel

An Amster-damn good weekend

Both times I have been to Amsterdam it has rained, however during my trip in early January, the rain was accompanied by wind and fog. Although we had not been given the best weather for our city break, myself and my boyfriend thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was my partner’s first time in the famous…

Sport

In Brief

Fayre Do’s This Wednesday (26th), new and returning UEA students are invited to drop in and see what’s on offer for them in terms of university sport with the annual Sports Fayre. UEA has over 60 clubs who will have stalls manned by current members, on hand to explain their sport. The Sports Fayre runs…

Sport

Lacrosse hope to adapt to life in second tier

UEA Lacrosse Club has continued optional training sessions over summer, hoping they can keep players fresh and hit the ground running come October. The Men’s firsts will aim to consolidate their position in the Midlands 1A BUCS division, the second level of university Lacrosse, after promotion last term. The squad have recently arrived back from…

Global

Brexit Box

With the Parliamentary recess over, now is the perfect time to take stock of the Summer’s Brexit headlines (and a few stories that were easy to miss).   The big pre-recess headline was Theresa May defying expectations of a shift towards a hard Brexit, by releasing a brief from Chequers in July that would keep…

Finance

The Finance Roundup

Interest rates set to rise The Bank of England has hinted that a rise in the interest rates could happen sooner than expected. Currently sitting at 0.5 percent, some economists are predicting a rise could come as soon as May this year. This would mean the cost of borrowing money will rise, and people will…

Sport

An Amster-damn good win

UEA Futsal won the Amsterdam Euro Fives Autumn Cup on Saturday 7th. UEA had previously won the cup in 2014. For the event, the team flew out on Friday for the weekend after being invited by the tournament organisers. After being greeted at the Airport by the tournament driver, Futsal went straight to the hotel…

Arts

Van Gogh to Amsterdam

I recently visited the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and was deeply moved by the artist as a person. The museum let us travel through the world of Vincent Van Gogh, telling us about his life. From his family life to his years in a mental asylum, the different stages of his life were depicted…

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