Tag: climate crisis


Should UEA cut ties with Barclays?

UEA’s banking with Barclays and the Barclays branch on campus has been questioned due to Barclays funding over over £66.5 billion in funding for fossil fuel over the past three years.   Barclays’ lease with UEA is set to expire on January 10, 2021. At the time of publication, Ian Callaghan, member of the Finance Committee as the Chief Resource Officer and University Secretary, has not responded for…


Surge in number of politics students since referendum

In the divisive era of Brexit, Trump, and the climate crisis, it is university politics departments who are reaping the benefits, with applications to politics courses up 28% since the 2016 Brexit referendum. Professor Lee Marsden, Head the Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication department at UEA, says that, “since 2016, there has been considerable growth…