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World Speech Day returns to Norwich

World Speech Day returned to Norwich again this year, with an event organised by UEA’s school of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication’s Future Leaders programme. Founded in 2015, it aims to celebrate speeches with a series of live speaking events in over 80 countries worldwide. Live streamed from Epic Studios, the theme for this year…

Global

IS bride Shamima Begum wants to return to UK

Shamima Begum, one of the three schoolgirls who left London to join so-called ISIS in 2015, has admitted the she has no regrets about joining the group, but now wants to return to the UK. In an interview with The Times, the 19-year-old described finding heads in bins and losing two children to illness during…

News

Warwick students will not return to campus

The two remaining students embroiled in Warwick’s group chat scandal will not be returning to the university. There have been protests on campus and calls for Warwick’s Vice Chancellor Stuart Croft to resign following the university’s handling of the situation, where the pair’s ten year bans from campus were reduced to just a year. Following…

News

PPL Film Fest to return in March

UEA’s Philosophy Society will be hosting the second annual PPL film festival, set to take place in March. The PPL film festival is a weeklong event comprised of a series of film screenings followed by a 20 to 30 minute discussion led by a member of staff or external speaker. Running from the 11-16 March,…

Music

Best of 2018

Best album: Foxing – Nearer My God Less than four hours before Nearer My God dropped, I was chatting to Foxing frontman Conor Murphy; he was bricking it. The album is a delve into apocalyptic paranoia completely unlike anything that the St Louis indie outfit had done before. Opening the show with Grand Paradise, the…

Music, OldVenue

The Return of Bloc Party

There are relativley few bands still around that survived the ‘indie cull’ that occured torwards the end of the noughties, and even less left behind the legacy London-based four-piece Bloc Party did. Their groundbreaking music is cited constantly as inspiration to a wide-range of modern artists, and both their debut album Silent Alarm and follow-up…

Comment, News

UEA performs poorly on coursework return times

The results of the National Student Survey 2015 published on the 12th August revealed that UEA has fallen to 168th place nationwide amongst all higher education institutions for satisfaction on coursework return times. Despite UEA performing highly for overall student satisfaction, students appeared to be significantly dissatisfied when asked whether “feedback on my work has…

Sport

Family friendly football in East Anglia

Football fans in East Anglia are amongst the best behaved in the country, according to the latest figures released by the Home Office. During their last season in the Premier league, no Norwich City fans received banning orders and just four arrests were made. This number of arrests was the lowest in both the Premier…

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