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Sport

LCR Pole Fitness showcase a triumph

UEA Pole Fitness presented their ‘Focus’ Showcase last week to a packed LCR. Over 150 tickets were sold for the event, which was hosted by SU Activities and Opportunities officer Oli Gray and UEA Pole Fitness president Oksana Shlonimskaya. The evening saw performances from a number of club members at beginner, intermediate and advanced level…

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University of Surrey Dance Competition 2019

For our first competition of the year, UEA Ballet, UEA Dance Squad and UEA Tap all made their way down to the University of Surrey for their 2019 Dance Competition. This is the third time we have attended Surrey’s competition so we were very excited to return once again and our high expectations that it…

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…

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Concrete meets… UEA Pirates American Football

The only encounter I’ve had with American Football was two years ago, when I went to film a match at Colney Lane on a freezing day. Since then, I have been following their results and keeping up to date with how they perform as a team. In reality, I still don’t know the rules and…

Travel

Strange attractions to visit

The world is full of strange things and the UK is no exception to this. A day trip out or a weekend away from Norwich provides the perfect opportunity to experience these bizarre attractions. The Devil’s Punchbowl: just the name of it is bizarre and intriguing. This mysterious pond, not far from Thetford, randomly fills…

Travel

Where the wind comes sweeping down the plain

The tune to Oklahoma plays on the school bells as I hurry from the top of campus to the bottom. It is -7 degrees celsius but my Snapchat is blowing up with people drinking snakebites in the UEA square. My campus, is a dry campus. Oklahoma is a difficult place for most people to point…

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Skincare and travelling

Our skin is a very delicate protection layer of our body and requires a lot of tender loving care to keep it hydrated and happy. In the midst of the excitement of travelling, skincare is one aspect of our lives that we tend to neglect, alongside our health. With the change in climates, being exposed…

Travel

7 ways to make travel more ethical

By now most people are aware of the myriad of ethical issues involved in anything we do, not least travelling, but how can we help this? What can we do to make travelling better for people and the planet? There’s a common misconception that being ethical is expensive, but I strongly believe this is mostly…

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