Tag: Teaching

News

UEA suspends face-to-face teaching and public events

UEA has suspended all face-to-face teaching from March 16 until April 19 “as a precautionary measure” against the coronavirus pandemic. The University has also postponed public events until the same date. In an email sent to students the University said: “All teaching will be delivered via Blackboard. All classroom and laboratory teaching will cease.” It added: “We expect…

News

Teaching recruitment event set for Norwich

A  national teaching recruitment campaign is coming to Norwich encourage local people to consider joining a unique profession that shapes the lives of the next generation. The Train to Teach event will be held at The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, NR2 1RQ on Tuesday 19 November from 4.30pm to 7.30pm. Roger Pope, spokesperson for…

Travel

Travelling after graduation

As I approach the end of my fourth year of university, a break from the stress is much needed. Whilst everyone around me are applying for a permanent job, my intention is to travel – to see the world before I reluctantly find a job and start paying off my student debt! Having finished my…

Features

Should we treat our degrees like consumer products?

Degrees, although an extreme example, can be said to be a consumer product. As students, we are paying for a service and an end product, and naturally this is expected to be of the highest standard possible. If a product is purchased from a retail business or service, and the quality is not up to…

Features

‘I lived in constant fear’

These are the words of Nazma Khan, who founded World Hijab Day, which was on 1 February 2018. Khan immigrated to New York from Bangladesh when she was just 11. ‘Wearing a hijab was a direct sign that I was Muslim, I lived in constant fear. I was called names such as Osama Bin Laden…

Science

UEA reduces Lecture Theatre energy use

In order to continue with efforts to make our campus more sustainable, the central heating programming in the Lecture Theatre building has been changed. Now the theatres are only heated or cooled when booked, not for 12 hours a day as was the standard previously. This is set to help the university reach its target…

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