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60 seconds with…Jumara Begum  

Right now it so important to check in on your mental and physical health. Wellbeing Training Manager, Jumara Begum explained how she’s being staying positive during lockdown.

Tribute video for nursing student and daughter

Third-year Learning Disability Nursing student Emily Paterson has had to make one of the most difficult sacrifices of all, separating herself from her daughter during the COVID-19 pandemic. With help from her course mates, she has demonstrated her love by recording a sign language video

London lecture draws international audience

After the success of last month’s first ever online London Lecture, the latest event attracted a further 115 guests keen to engage with UEA research.

Finding a precedent for unprecedented times 

From the Black Death to the Renaissance, a new series of blogs from UEA's School of History draws compelling parallels between today's pandemic and previous events.

Nomination nods for fictional pods

Two fictional podcasts created by UEA’s Prof Steve Waters and Master’s student, Lindsay Sharman have been shortlisted in the Best Fiction category for the upcoming British podcast Awards. 

Four new brilliant blogs

This week on UEA’s community blog there’s not one, not two, not three, but four new blogs to feast your eyes on.

Emergency Student Hardship Fund passes £75,000

Thanks to the generous response of alumni, charities and UEA partners, the total for the Student Hardship Fund has reached £75,000 – and the donations are already having an impact on the lives of students at UEA.

Students recreate UEA campus on Minecraft

UEA students have used the computer game Minecraft to recreate campus after they were missing university life during lockdown.

Politics in Lockdown 

The COVID-19 pandemic has had major consequences for social, economic and family life. But, what does all of this mean politically?

Assessment Information - PGT Students

Some assessment information for postgraduate taught (PGT) students has recently been updated on the Portal - read for the key points and link to the full guidance.

Sainsbury Centre acquires major works by Elisabeth Frink 

The Sainsbury Centre has acquired a significant group of works by Elizabeth Frink made possible in accordance with the wishes of the artist’s late son, Lin Jammet.

Time FLYs with children’s literature festival

For those with children, keeping them occupied during lockdown can be difficult, but there’s still time for them to get them creative with UEA’s FLY (Festival of Literature for Young People).

60 seconds with... Callum Perry 

From hosting Facebook live streams to becoming the president of the Aurora student committee, it’s been a pretty busy few months for your uea(su) Undergraduate Education Officer, Callum Perry.  

Major turn of events as UEA tops national chart 

Congratulations are in order as UEA was named top in the country for chargeable events amongst higher education institutes in the UK in a survey last week.  

Mental Health Awareness Week

It's Mental Health Awareness Week - take some online training from Student Services, see how kindness affects our mental health and a reminder of the various sources of support available at UEA.

8 acts of kindness: #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

This Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May) we’re highlighting the incredible acts of kindness we’ve seen by our students, staff, alumni and local community during the pandemic.  

Student gives back to ‘welcoming community’

An international student from UEA has been distributing face masks to the elderly after he felt so welcomed by the community while studying in Norwich.

Let’s get quizzical 

Have you found the previous quizzes a walk in the park? Let’s filter out the Governesses from the pub quizzers in today’s tricky quiz.

Covid-19 population study proposal

Partners on the Norwich Research Park could be offering up scientific resource and expertise to a pilot project that would see every Norwich resident tested regularly for coronavirus symptoms.