Tag: Competition

#BLM, Arts

First ever Indigenous winner of Australia’s Archibald Prize receives $100,000

Vincent Namatjira, an Indigenous artist, has won Australia’s 2020 Archibald Prize, an annual award for portraiture painted by a resident of Australasia. It comes with a cash prize of $100,000. Namatjira’s winning painting, entitled ‘Stand Strong for Who You Are’, features retired Australian footballer, Adam Goodes, as “a proud Aboriginal man who stands strong for…

Sport

UEA hosts Korfball Nationals and places second

Last weekend UEA played host to the Korfball BUCS National Championships in the Sportspark. Our first team had worked hard earlier this year through preliminaries and regionals, securing one of the four regional top seeds going in to the weekend. There was a lot of pressure on the team following back-to-back national titles the previous…

Sport

UEA Angels secure Legacy medal

UEA Angels’ Cheer Stunt comp squad have placed third at Legacy, their second competition of the year. Legacy was held at Stratford’s Copper Box, the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic venue which now serves as a multi-purpose sporting arena. The Angels scored 89.70, improving on their result from the season-opening Future Cheer competition. President Emily Roe…

Sport

Blackpool IVDC 2019

On the 23 February, a few of our members recently attended the biggest university Dancesport competition in the UK, Blackpool IVDC. Blackpool is famous for its ballroom scene, and the Winter Gardens, where the competition takes place, is spectacular. The competition day is incredibly demanding, with most competitors waking up around 4-5am to get ready…

Global

Ukraine pulls out of Eurovision

Ukraine has withdrawn from the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest amid growing political tensions with Russia. The Ukrainian original entry, singer Maruv, refused to take part in the competition saying she felt she was being used as a ‘political tool.’  Ukraine failed to find a replacement act and has now chosen not to enter the contest…

News

I’m a President Get Me Out of Here!

On 15 March, UEA Netball Club are hosting an I’m a Celebrity-style event at the LCR where 15 Presidents from both sports clubs and societies go head to head to compete to be crowned UEA’s Best President. Those competing can expect to be experience a process of elimination through various bushtucker trials, with games to…

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