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Activities & Opportunities Officer and UEA(su) issue Sportsnight statement

UEA(SU) and Activities and Opportunities Officer, Lizzie Payne, have released a joint statement following the incidents which took place at Sportsnight last week (6th October) and the subsequent reforms to the club night.  In the statement, the SU apologised for the disorganisation, citing unexpected attendance numbers and security concerns as the reason for the cancellation…


Deputy Editor Freyja Elwood in conversation with UEA(SU) Officer Aaron Campbell: “I’m proud to be authentic even if that goes against what society would expect me to be”

For this issue of Concrete, I was given the opportunity to speak to Aaron Campbell, the welfare, community, and diversity officer at the Student Union (SU). He shared his insights on his time at UEA, Black History Month and his hopes for the future. Day-to-day, Aaron describes his role as: “Taking care of people, looking…


Meet your Sports Executives for the 2021/22

The Sports Executives role is “to support and represent all of our sports clubs”. They are important people to be able to contact throughout the year for those who are joining sports clubs at UEA. A number of them explained their role and what they are looking forward to most for the upcoming year.  The…

Arts, Venue

Bridges by Claire Sullivan

Bridges is a brutally honest portrayal of mental illness. A bridge might seem like a slightly cliched metaphor when it comes to the complex areas of life that we all navigate at some point. But Sullivan dismantles the long-flogged bridge peddled by therapists and councillors and builds a new one out of the wreckage. One…


Top 50 global ranking for UEA research

The University of East Anglia’s research was ranked in the top 50 of the most cited research material globally, as part of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022 released earlier this month. The metrics are based on the number of times published work is cited by scholars from a varying academic work,…

Editor's column

Back where we belong

Here at Concrete, we’ve been busy with start of term preparations, namely introducing ourselves at the Societies Fair and talking to our newest members at the Big Meet! It was lovely to meet so many of you at both events – I am very excited to see the quality of work and passion you all…

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