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On-campus Ukip event postponed

An event that would have been delivered by the UK Independence Party’s local parliamentary candidate was postponed at the last minute earlier today, after the Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) ruled that the procedure for booking external speakers had not been followed. The event, organised by the PSI Society, was initially advertised only to PSI Society members…

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New student officer centre officially opens

On 31st October, part of the Union House revamp, the new student office centre was formally presented to a selection of students. The newly opened area is an open-plan hub on the first floor of Union House, where student officers and the majority of union staff are now based. It is also an area in…

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Union Council endorses sleeping rooms

At a recent meeting of Union Council, councillors agreed to endorse Postgraduate Education Officer, Liam McCafferty’s, proposal to have sleeping rooms available for students in Union House. Whilst space for the rooms has yet to be located, the union is aiming to create around five ‘nap stations’ for a trial, which would ideally commence in…

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INTO Union Council election sees 42% turnout

International Students in UEA’s INTO school turned out in record numbers to elect their Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) union council representative on Wednesday, with turnout hitting 42% – more than double the average campus-wide turnout in the UUEAS full-time officer elections in March 2014, which was 17%. The high turnout amongst international students follows…

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Union celebrates Black History Month

The Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) is organising an event to mark Black History Month called “I too, am inspired” where students can share who their black role model is. Black History Month takes place every October, and according to UUEAS is “all about promoting knowledge of Black History […] celebrating black people’s achievements, acknowledging…

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Now is the time to end the democratic deficit at UEA

Over the past year, UEA students have seen a great deal of significant decisions made by the university. University management has raised accommodation fees well over the minimum maintenance grant; has docked a disproportionate amount of lecturers’ pay for daring to strike or join a marking boycott; has introduced tough new regulations around the right…

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