Tag: Graduates

Features, Interview

Meet Albert Azis-Clauson, the CEO trying to revolutionise freelance education

Albert Azis-Clauson is the CEO of UnderPinned, the company which allows freelancers to turn their passion into business by finding work, managing their jobs, and ensuring they get paid. As I join him for a Zoom interview, I’m surprised at his quirky office background including only part of his impressive record collection, multicoloured artwork on…


Dealing with the “red tape”

If you look to the university world rankings, the UK dominates 40 percent of the top ten. It is therefore no surprise that we are the second biggest home of international students (beaten only by the USA) and that, for some, the news of competition brings concern. Whether jealousy, genuine economic worry, or good old…

Arts, Venue

A night of new writing

Two emerging theatre companies, containing UEA graduates, graced the garage stage for one night with their debut pieces of new writing ‘LOVE WATCHING MADNESS’ and ‘You Down there and Me Up Here’. A night of new writing is always exciting. Watching theatre that feels fresh and current can never be a bad thing. Whether it’s…

Main Stories

2018 honorary graduates announced

The University announced its selection of honorary graduates for 2018, with the chosen 18 expected to attend ceremonies across the 16th-20th July. They will join the 4,500 students expected to graduate over this period. The annual awarding of Doctorates from the university seeks to acknowledge the immense contributions made by leading figures in fields such…


Interview: Professor Raymond Tallis

Professor Raymond Tallis is a philosopher, poet, novelist, cultural critic, retired medical physician and clinical neuroscientist. So getting an interview in between his busy schedule was a considerable achievement for Concrete. What piece of advice would you give to students? There’s a saying that the urgent drives out the important and I think that we should…


Interview: Hugh Quarshie

Hugh Quarshie is an actor you will most likely recognise from Star Wars and childhood viewing of Doctor Who. He has also featured in Holby City and worked for RSC. What piece of advice would you give to students? I think it’s the same advice I would give to anyone wanting to be an actor…

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May 2022
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