Tag: Postgraduate

Features

Chloe Howcroft on the pressures of final year

Recently, hearing people talk about applying for graduate schemes or jobs or masters at this point in time has got me going a little stir crazy, I’m thinking: should I be doing what they’re doing? Am I the only one not actively searching for such and such scheme with such and such employer? Don’t get…

Arts

Book review: 2018 UEA Postgraduate Anthologies

Poetry This years’ anthologies have recently been released and they are as brilliant as we have come to expect due to those from years before. Egg Box Publishing has once again successfully rebranded the books, using different colours and patterns to distinguish between the different volumes. The poetry volume is slender, but full of wisdom…

Sport

Lacrosse hope to adapt to life in second tier

UEA Lacrosse Club has continued optional training sessions over summer, hoping they can keep players fresh and hit the ground running come October. The Men’s firsts will aim to consolidate their position in the Midlands 1A BUCS division, the second level of university Lacrosse, after promotion last term. The squad have recently arrived back from…

Featured Posts, News

UEA set to cut funding to Graduate Students’ Association as union takes on postgrad role

The Graduate Students’ Association (GSA) is likely to lose its funding from the university, as its functions are taken over by the Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) and it finds itself without a functioning committee. There has been tension between the GSA and the union in recent years, and in February of last year the…

News

Majority of postgraduate students “ineligible for loans”

The majority of postgraduates will be unable to get a postgraduate loan according to alternative finance provider, Student Funders. The organisation’s chief executive, Juan Guerra, announced in a conference that around two-thirds of students would miss out on the new postgraduate loans scheme due to be introduced in 2016-17. The scheme was announced by the…

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