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Union Council votes for JDA definition of anti-Semitism

In a Union Council meeting held in the evening of 18th November, Union councillors for uea(su) have voted in favour of adopting the JDA definition of anti-Semitism, replacing the currently-used IHRA definition. 28 councillors voted to approve the motion, 7 voted to reject the motion, and 17 abstained. Proposed by Sustainability Society Council Rep Sophie…

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Not registering is worse than not voting

Concrete is moving from strength to strength. Last issue we had fantastic levels of engagement in the paper, and this week we’re hoping for the same with articles ranging from the argument around rainbow poppies (page 17), which is “juvenile”, apparently, to the hunt for dark energy (page 18). Have a flick through this issue…

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Union Council votes to censure PG Officer Martin Marko

UEASU Postgraduate Education Officer Martin Marko has been censured following a motion passed in Union Council on 15 November 2018. In Council, the mature students assembly representative Lewis Martin proposed a motion which alleged that Martin Marko intentionally failed SU procedures when he raised a vote of no confidence motion against the Postgraduate committee. Lewis…

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Students call on UEA to divest Barclays

UEA’s People & Planet are calling on the university to divest Barclays of their ‘strategic relationship’, following the findings that UEA have £30 million worth of funds invested in the bank. According to Union policy, Barclays Bank was identified in the original Ethical Banking Policy, passed at Union Council on 14 March 2013, as an…

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