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UEA introduces initiative to tell parents about students’ mental health issues

The vice-chancellor’s mental health taskforce has announced during next semester students will be able to opt in to an initiative allowing UEA to inform a third party, such as a parent or guardian, about significant concerns over a student’s wellbeing.  The taskforce is also introducing 15 other projects to support what the head of student services…

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Gina Miller at the UEA Literary Festival: ‘Is democracy broken? Is it time for an evolution in democracy?’

Gina Miller has proposed that the remain campaign would fail to win in a second referendum, in a highly anticipated appearance at UEA’s Literary Festival. This comes in the wake of today’s ‘meaningful vote’ in Parliament, a vote that would not exist without Miller’s activism against the British government. Speaking to her student audience in…

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Gina Miller at the 2019 Spring Literary Festival

As I sat down for this talk, I thought I knew what I was going to get from Gina Miller. I imagined her being empowering, political, and determined, and I was right about that. But I also thought she wouldn’t be too charming. That’s because in her book, Rise: Life Lessons in Speaking Out, Standing…

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Upcoming: Gina Miller at the 2019 Spring Literary Festival

It’s unlikely you’ve heard of Gina Miller because of her work in investment management or philanthropy. Most people probably know her as the lead claimant in the historic case against the Prime Minister to give Parliament a say on the triggering of Article 50. It didn’t matter MPs would likely accept the need to trigger…

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2019 Spring Literary Festival

The 2019 Spring Literary Festival will be hosting some of the most prominent figures in the world of words. From the author of the experimental and profoundly moving Grief is the Thing with Feathers, Max Porter, to Rachel Cusk, the ground-breaking writer of auto-fiction. Singer-songwriter and author Tracey Thorn from the band Everything but the…

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