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UEA release update on Covid-19 guidance following government’s decision to lift Plan B restrictions

Following the government’s decision to lift Covid-19 Plan B restrictions, the university have sent an email to UEA students saying they “will continue to take a precautionary approach to managing the pandemic”. The university has stipulated that they require all staff, students, and visitors to wear a face covering in all buildings on campus, unless…


University attribute low food hygiene rating in the campus shop to “key staff shortages due to Covid-19”

Following an inspection on 13th December, the ‘Shop AT UEA’ has been given a food hygiene rating of 1 on a scale of 0 to 5. According to Food Standards Agency website, improvement is necessary for hygienic food handling (e.g. preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling, and storage) and major improvement is necessary in the management of food safety….

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Students sign petition asking UEA to reinstate last year’s safety net policy for final year students

A petition asking UEA to reinstate last year’s safety net policy for third year students is picking up speed after the university decided not to make changes to the existing degree classification system for the 21/22 academic year. As it stands, if students receive a lower grade in their third year, their degree classification will…


Rag’n’Bone Man LCR Concert Review, 1 November 2021

With the release of his 2016 hit-single Human, and the record-breaking launch of his 4x Platinum debut studio album of the same title, the multi-Brit award-winning artist Rag’n’Bone Man has established himself as one of Britain’s most successful contemporary Pop artists of the decade.  On Monday 1 November, Rag’n’Bone Man’s Life by Misadventure 2021 UK…

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Spectrum – why the success?

After a monumental reception, the new LGBTQ+ focused club night ‘Spectrum’ returned to the LCR on 2nd December accompanied by festive spirit, “giving a new meaning to making the Yuletide Gay” as advertised on the event page.  But what made this idea for a club night such a rising star? Splitting into three aspects which…


This One Sky Day: UEA Live with Leone Ross

At the beginning of November, I had the pleasure of seeing Leone Ross discuss her latest novel at UEA Live. This One Sky Day was fifteen years in the making, and listening to Ross speak, you can see why. The book is set in the fictional archipelago Popisho, a magical place inspired by the Caribbean….

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