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Norwich city set for Car Free Day

Norwich is set to join 2,000 cities in 46 countries around the world in holding a Car Free Day on Sunday 22nd September.  This follows a decision earlier this summer to exclude diesel and petrol vehicles from the well-loved Lord Mayor’s Procession to reduce the environmental impact of the event. Green city councillor Ben Price…


Does Freshers Week rely too heavily on drinking?

A poll has exposed that over half of Concrete readers believe Freshers Week relies too heavily on drinking. In the  poll conducted by Concrete, 58% of respondents said they thought Freshers Week is too centred on alcohol.  Yet 42% disagreed, indicating they believe Freshers Week is not too focused on drinking. This comes after the…


Inquest into UEA student’s death postponed

After a pre-inquest hearing held on September 2nd, a decision was reached to postpone the full inquest into the death of a UEA student. Theo Brennan-Hulme was a 21 year old literature and creative student from Stoke found dead on campus in March this year. The first inquest, which took place in March, gave his…


Rape scandals engulf British universities

Since the scandal of the leaked Warwick university Whatsapp chat, similar secrets have unravelled in several other UK universities. According to several studies, over the past two years alone the number of students at top universities who have been investigated for offensive comments made on social media chats has almost tripled. Students, mostly females, seem…


Paris: My time in the city of love

The city of love, home to the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, and last but not least, my summer destination this year. Paris was the city that my boyfriend and I chose for our first holiday together and also somewhere to celebrate my 21st birthday. It was a perfect fit – providing a rich…


UEA installs new solar bench on campus

The University of East Anglia has installed a new ‘Solar Bench’ on campus. This comes from the Sustainable Ways Vision, a campaign incorporated by the Estates and Facilities Division at UEA. The new solar bench has features such as 4 USB power ports, WiFi and LED illumination. Sustainable Ways Vision aims to put out data…

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