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Barking up the wrong tree?

The Student Union’s (SU) weekly dog walking sessions are designed to encourage students to be active, using sport to benefit their mental health.  While some may argue dog walking isn’t really a sport, the SU seem to be doing the best with the cards they’ve been dealt. For the university body seems to me far…

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By the water

The fingers of the trees splay out to scatter the early evening light and paint the sky green with half grown leaves, while the branches sway and nod in appreciation of their work. The sky is blue, and the sea is blue, and the eyes of the girl opposite me are blue. But they are…

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UEA seventh best for student satisfaction – Times survey

The 2016 Times Higher Education (THE) Student Experience Survey has revealed that UEA has been ranked seventh for student satisfaction by students. The survey, which was taken by 15,000 students across the country, asked students for their feedback and opinions on 21 aspects of university life. These included quality of staff and lectures, quality of…

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UEA one of top-100 most international unis

The University of East Anglia has achieved a place in the top 100 in the Times Higher Education Top 200 Most International Universities 2016. According to the Times Higher Education supplement, UEA achieved its prominent position as 93rd out of the 800 institutions that were evaluated. The universities were evaluated across several factors: the international…

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UEA research wins national award

Medical research conducted by academics at UEA has been honoured at a national awards ceremony for the potential to “make a huge difference to global health”. The research, conducted by scientists at Norwich Medical School, aimed to tackle the growing threat of bacteria growing resistance to antibiotics, leaving many infections untreatable as a result. It…

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Slight Drop for UEA in THE Student Experience Survey

UEA has lost its place as the Time Higher Education’s top university for student experience to the University of Sheffield. Last year, UEA came top in the survey, beating Oxford and Cambridge who came joint second. However, on this year’s survey, the university has slipped by two places being beaten to second by the University…

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