Last month, Noirwich Crime Writing Festival announced it would be returning in a digital format this September. Now, they’ve revealed the full line-up including virtual book clubs, lectures held by leading crime authors and crime writing workshops.
Last month’s Graduate Outcomes Survey revealed that more UEA graduates are above the national average when it comes to working in highly-skilled occupations. We caught up with a few from that cohort who are already forging a path to find out where they’ve ended up.
Ian McEwan will be returning to UEA, at least virtually, after being announced today (Tuesday 28 July) as the latest stellar name to be speaking at the new UEA Live festival this autumn, following on from Lee Child, Bocas Lit Fest and Diana Evans last week.
UEA’s Class of 2020 have received further tributes this week as an impactful (some have said emotional!) congratulatory video was released by the University, and graduates were hailed as Norfolk Heroes by the Eastern Daily Press (EDP).
The Sainsbury Centre, which is still allowing free entry for UEA students and half-price entry for UEA staff, has just announced the arrival of two new sculptures in their East End gallery by world-renowned sculptor, Anish Kapoor.
Academics, students and graduates from UEA’s Norwich Medical School have written a letter, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), around how they are tackling racism head on in the hope that other medical schools will follow their lead.
There’s good news for UEA in the National Student Survey (NSS) results for 2020, as student satisfaction bucks the national downward trend and an overall satisfaction rating of 86%, four percentage points above the sector average, is maintained.
Following last week's announcement about the reopening of the Sportspark next Monday (27 July), further decisions have been made about the reopening of other UEA services over the coming weeks, including UEA Nursery and Campus Kitchen outlets.