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Film

The White Crow – Event and Q&A review

As windy Tuesday evenings go in Norwich, watching Ralph Fiennes’ film on Soviet ballet dancers felt like an enjoyable way to spend one. The venue, Cinema City, justified the conditions on its own. Dating back to the 14th century, the Grade 1 listed building is beautifully flint-walled, tall-windowed and situated beside St. Andrew’s church, offering…

Comment

Should a cisgendered, heterosexual woman headline Manchester Pride?

One of the biggest issues with Ariana Grande headlining is the suspected capitalist agenda. Manchester Pride will be charging around £70 for a weekend ticket to the event, which, in comparison to the previous years’ £30 fee, is absolutely ludicrous. The organiser’s justification for this increase is that they’re offering the biggest lineup of artists…

News

She Can and Chancellor’s Keynote speech

To celebrate International Women’s Day the university will be holding a number of events and workshops to help inspire and empower female students within UEA. International Women’s Day has taken place for over a century, beginning with its first gathering in 1911 which was supported by over a million people. International Women’s Day celebrates the…

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…

News

PPL Film Fest to return in March

UEA’s Philosophy Society will be hosting the second annual PPL film festival, set to take place in March. The PPL film festival is a weeklong event comprised of a series of film screenings followed by a 20 to 30 minute discussion led by a member of staff or external speaker. Running from the 11-16 March,…

Features

Alternatives to graduation at the Sportspark

Three (or more) years of hard work, persistence, and, okay, a few nights on the dancefloor have come down to this. Today is the day you graduate. You’ve earned this. With your mortarboard plonked firmly on your head and your robes proudly donned, you walk up to collect your diploma. Well, first you must run…

Science

UEA teams with NHS to improve aphasia research

The Eastern Region arm of NHS research (National Institute for Health Research) has teamed up with UEA’s Aphasia Research Collaboration to take the first step in improving the experiences of research participants with Aphasia. Aphasia is a language impairment whereby patients have difficulty with speaking, reading and/or writing in many different ways. For example, they…

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