Tag: Radio 1


Journalism undergraduate course announced in partnership with Epic Studios

UEA can expect a journalism undergraduate course by September 2020. The course, which aims to build off the success of the current ‘Broadcast and Digital Journalism’ postgraduate course. The degree will leave its graduates with a Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BCTJ) qualification – the qualification sought after by leading broadcasters such ITN, ITV, Channel 4…


It’s an LCR story, Taylor just say “yes”

A petition has been started by two UEA students, aiming to get the Shake It Off singer to party with 2000 students at the LCR during BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend. The petition has been gathering support from many UEA students and Norwich residents alike, picking up over 150 supporters in its first three hours. Holly…


Discovering Ms Taylor

The recent announcement that Radio 1’s Big Weekend will be held at Norwich’s Eaton Park this May is, I was informed, big news. I myself was somewhat bemused by this information, being rather engrossed in my paper when my housemate burst into my room clammering about Taylor Swift being the first confirmed headline act at…

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Big Dreams For a Big Weekend

If you don’t know already…where have you been!? You really need to start checking Twitter more often. Greg James was recently in town to announce that the first major festival of the year would be in our very own university city: Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Norwich! 2014 was a year of big,…

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Radio 1’s Big Weekend coming to Norwich

Early on Friday morning, members of the UEA Media Collective gathered outside City Hall, close to Norwich marketplace. As students, 07:30 was a time we had merely heard of in tales, or which had been seen on the walk home from a particularly heavy night out, or of course, the library. But armed with coffee…

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