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Transphobic stickers appear on campus

Transphobic messages have appeared on stickers around campus and in the city centre over the last week. It is currently unclear who is responsible for distributing the stickers, but UEA Security and Norfolk Police are investigating while also responding to reports made by taking down the stickers. The stickers contain extremely offensive messages which question…


Moazzam Begg to speak at Union event

Moazzam Begg, the controversial activist who spent three years imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay, will speak at an event hosted by UEA Student’s Union in February. Titled: “Is it Ethical to Monitor Students?” the event will take place on 21st February 2017, at 6pm in UEA’s The Enterprise Centre and focus on discussion of the government’s PREVENT…

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FOI reveals disproportionate funding of schools at UEA

An investigation by Concrete has uncovered a disparity in funding in comparison to quality of research and rankings on university league tables, particularly between individual schools of study within faculties. The Union of UEA Students’ (UUEAS) Undergraduate Education Officer has responded by to the figures claiming that questions must be asked about the current model…

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Sexual harassment at university going unreported

The NUS has claimed that 20% of students experience sexual harassment during their first week at university. Further, 66% of students don’t know how to report it. UUEAS has declined to indicate whether it could have done more to raise awareness of sexual harassment after only a handful of students at UEA reported sexual harasment…

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