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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…

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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…

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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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Interview: Dinah Rose

Dinah Rose is a British human rights barrister who was appointed to the position of deputy judge in high court in 2016. She spoke to Concrete on the role of a barrister, particularly as a female in the bar. What piece of advice would you give to students? The world you’re graduating in is much…

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Interview: Dr Jane Collins

Dr Jane Collins is the Chief Executive of Marie Curie and came to UEA to accept the honorary graduate position on behalf of the charity. The charity provides care and support to those living with family members who have a terminal illness. What is the one piece of advice you’d give to students? Try and…

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