Tag: Societies

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Starting university at 17

Let’s just cut to the chase, I started at UEA when I was 17 years old. Telling people this usually inspires a shocked or confused response, to then be followed by an onslaught of questions that I have heard hundreds of times before by this point. ‘Why did you do that? What was it like?…

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Quirky societies at UEA

UEA is home to over 200 clubs and societies – some more appreciated than others. As we get into the groove of the second semester, routine sets in. Perhaps it’s time to try something different? Why not opt for the quirky, underappreciated societies and unearth some hidden gems? This article serves to highlight exactly that:…

Travel

Sylvie Tan explores Norwich culture

Leaving home for university can be daunting, especially for us international students as we have travelled far from home. Have no fear! Norfolk is often underestimated for being a cultural city filled with lots of authentic shops, restaurants and places to explore, giving you a slice of home as well as an opportunity to explore…

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Under the radar…

One of the things UEA prides itself upon is its huge number of societies offering something for everyone, whether that is continuing a longstanding passion with new people or trying a new hobby. Here are some of Concrete’s favourite underdogs… Spoken Word  Ever wondered how to make the leap from page to stage? This society…

Featured Posts, News

Save Our Union – from its own financial blunders

The Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) is experiencing financial difficulty after it underestimated costs in its July 2015-16 budget by £160,000, a Concrete investigation has uncovered. Since the oversight in the budget, UUEAS has burdened students with increased prices in union outlets, considered reducing sports clubs and has accused UEA of not giving enough funding…

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