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UEA sport round-up – 12th January 2016

[su_box title=”UEA Ladies 4s Hockey 2 – 0 Pelican 3s” box_color=”#2D2D73″ radius=”0″]Last Saturday (9th January) marked the first win for the UEA 4s ladies hockey team against top of the league team, Pelican 3s. After a drive to King’s Lynn, we ended up having only 20 minutes to get changed and warm up so we…


Lecturers accuse universities of limiting free speech on campuses

A group of university academics have published an open letter in the Telegraph criticising their universities and unions for “stifling free speech by banning anything that causes the least offence to anyone”, which, according the academics, denies “the intellectual challenge of debating conflicting, and often unpopular views”. [su_pullquote]80% of unis censor the free speech of…

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Union snookers Pool society

The UEA Pool and Snooker club is facing an existential crisis after vital facilities promised by the Union of UEA Students (UUEAS) never materialised, following the summer redevelopment of Union House. In an email exchange seen by Concrete, the union has admitted responsibility for the lack of facilities, claiming that that there was a “miscommunication…

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Our Derby Day heroes are in trouble

The news that the Pool and Snooker society are suffering from a lack of facilities is frustrating. They are one of UEA’s oldest sports clubs and have seen significant growth in terms of members in recent years. Add in the fact that they were 2014’s Derby Day heroes and that their current president, Nikolas Charalambous,…

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FOI reveals disproportionate funding of schools at UEA

An investigation by Concrete has uncovered a disparity in funding in comparison to quality of research and rankings on university league tables, particularly between individual schools of study within faculties. The Union of UEA Students’ (UUEAS) Undergraduate Education Officer has responded by to the figures claiming that questions must be asked about the current model…

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