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Exercise your right to vote!

Utilising your vote is crucial. Much as I hold my own political beliefs, I don’t care who you vote for. It’s about utilising that vote that you registered for. Maybe you are registered to vote, but made this registration due to a previous election, and aren’t planning to participate this time around. But quite simply,…

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It’s just blood. Period.

A young woman walks into the kitchen, she is carrying a warm water bottle pressed against her stomach and she looks exhausted. She leaves after grabbing a sandwich and as she does a female family friend who we are visiting whispers, “That time of the month”, to which my dad very casually blurts out “You…

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Teaching recruitment event set for Norwich

A  national teaching recruitment campaign is coming to Norwich encourage local people to consider joining a unique profession that shapes the lives of the next generation. The Train to Teach event will be held at The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, NR2 1RQ on Tuesday 19 November from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Roger Pope, spokesperson for…

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A helping hand for Norwich schools

Norfolk is receiving a boost in additional funding for schools. The 3.82% increase comes as part of a multi-billion pound investment in primary and secondary education. The government’s extra funding means every secondary school can receive a minimum of £5,000 per pupil.  Norwich North’s MP, Chloe Smith, comments on the “good news for Norwich”, claiming…

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Brexit and engineering

Brexit commences the end of free movement across the EU, which has allowed jobs in the engineering sector to be filled for many years. A large proportion of the active workforce is from abroad, and changes due to brexit leaves these workers uncertain about their residency. While some suggest that a skills-based immigration system will…

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UEA charts in world top 200

Since 2010, UEA has consistently ranked within the global top 200 universities (Times Higher Education Rankings). The highest position UEA achieved in this decade was 145 in the 2012 edition of the chart. The 2020 chart places UEA at 192. This makes UEA one of six UK non-Russell group universities to be in the global…

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