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My Library

The Library is situated on the landing. It took six men to get it into position on September 13th last year. My uncle had bought the phone box for me at an auction, thinking I’d like it for the yard, but it was too handsome to leave outside, and I’d always wanted my own little…

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Universities set to clamp down on unconditional offers

In a previous article, Concrete revealed that less than half of UEA students actually meet their offer. Now, research from the Office for Students (OfS) and UCAS shows that applicants who accept an unconditional offer are five percent more likely to miss their predicted grades by two grades or more than those who accept a…

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Your SU: what has changed and what’s to come?

With elections closing last week, Undergraduate Officer, Jenna Chapman, took to the UEA SU blog to outline her aims for this academic year, following her commitment to providing quality, accessible and enjoyable education for students. She has stated that increasing the volume of recorded lectures, improving awareness of the hidden costs of studying, and looking…

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Floor 01 vs Floor 3 study rooms

Saoirse Smith-Hogan on Floor 01’s flexibility 01 – the Juan. Not only can you enjoy the beautiful view of other people working very hard, but you can also enjoy the equally exquisite view of the back of Suffolk Terrace. Inside, students have a choice of study areas. You can either study alone, with the teal…

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Students given paws from deadlines

Students met therapy puppies to shake off the winter blues and relieve the stresses of university work last week. The event was part of the library’s Winter Checkup event. On Wednesday 6 December, the national charity Pets As Therapy (PAT) brought four dogs for students to pet and play with. The event included other relaxing…

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Summer spending revealed

Over the summer, UEA has finished work on new learning and teaching spaces after investing nearly £5 million. The changes have been made after feedback from students over the past year regarding spaces in the library and other facilities on campus. This feedback established that key concerns from students were more space in the library,…

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