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Global

Mental health websites are sharing your data

A recent study shows that many mental health websites routinely share and sell information on service users to technology companies and advertisers. The study found that on over 87 percent of UK based depression websites, cookies were present for the purposes of marketing and advertisement. Of these same websites, an average of twelve third party…

News

UEA student to organise political activism events Local MP set to attend activism event organised by UEA Student

A series of political events aimed at making politics accessible and interesting for students are set to take place on campus throughout the remainder of the semester. Reclaiming Our Future, organised by Katie Hicks, a second year History student, will feature a variety of activities, ranging from political panels to activism workshops, aimed at inspiring…

Science

UEA leads the way in latest cancer research

Whilst many believe aging is a risk factor for cancer, pioneering research carried out at UEA has shown the opposite to be true. Leukemia is a cancer which starts in blood-forming tissue such as bone marrow. It causes an overproduction of abnormal white blood cells which are vital in protecting the body against infection. New research…

Features

Health surcharge for International Students

In 2015, the government introduced a healthcare surcharge for non-EU citizens applying to study or migrate to the United Kingdom. The initial cost of the surcharge for students was £150 but since the turn of 2019, it has now doubled and will now cost international non-EU students £300 per year of study. The Immigration Healthcare…

TV

Diamonds in the rough – TV’s hidden gems

We’re in the golden age of television and as viewers we are absolutely spoilt for choice, but with Netflix homogenising what we see, it becomes easy for some of the best shows to slip under the radar. Here are some of the strongest series we’ve seen in recent years that you’ve probably never heard of;…

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