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60 seconds with… Prof Ben Garrod

We caught up with Prof Ben Garrod to find out about what he’s currently working on, his love for Norfolk, what inspires him to teach our undergraduate biology students, how studying at UEA can be a springboard for anything, and why it’s absolutely fine to not have a life plan.

UEA’s innovators recognised at awards

Pioneering initiatives led by students, graduates and academics, which embody UEA’s ‘Thinking without Borders’ ethos were acknowledged at an awards ceremony last week (6 February). 

Big Shift Big Day – Environmental Sustainability

The final Big Shift Big Day to inform the UEA 2020-25 five-year plan takes place on Friday (14 February) and the topic is an issue that many students and staff members at UEA are passionate about - environmental sustainability

UEA supports trans rights

UEA is committed to standing up for human rights and inclusion. UEA is a place where people are free to express themselves and know that others will stand up for those rights. 

Philosophy Research Seminar

UEA has a legal duty under the Education Act 1986 to permit all kinds of legal views to be expressed on campus and we need to ensure that this is done safely.  The decision to reschedule has been considered in line with our code of practice on freedom of speech.

Campus Kitchen charity boxes

Look out for fundraising pots around Campus Kitchen outlets raising money for a local charity, Centre 81 who are moving premises - UEA researchers are working with the charity and a number of UEA students do their placements there.

Eradicate Hate launch

The Eradicate Hate campaign launched on campus on Wednesday 30 January at The Hive.

Thoughts on UEA? Give your NSS feedback

The National Student Survey (NSS) has launched for final year undergraduates and this year you can get yourself a free coffee by taking the survey through the Enlitened app.

Spotlight On… LGBT+ History Month

February marks the arrival of LGBT+ History Month and the celebrations are already kicking off on campus.

Hedgehogs hog hearts

UEA has been acknowledged for its work towards becoming a hedgehog-friendly campus with a Bronze accreditation from the British Hedgehog Preservation Society (BHPS).

UEA supports strong future in Europe

UEA is proud to be a member of the Aurora Universities network and a signatory to the EU and UK research and higher education bodies pledge to planning a strong future relationship post Brexit.

Hear from UEA graduates working across the globe

A great way to stand out in the graduate jobs market is by getting work experience overseas. But how do you find the right opportunity abroad? That’s where CareerCentral can help.

Coronavirus guidance (updated 31.01.2020)

Students and staff with any concerns over the coronavirus outbreak originating in China are encouraged to check updates from Public Health England.

Assessment Adjustments

If you feel you are eligible for assessment adjustments, please contact Student Services before 14 February to ensure they're in place before the main examination period begins in May.

Explore more, with new campus walking routes

Six waymarked walking and running routes are now available to staff, students and the local community, so people can enjoy UEA’s 360-acre campus grounds.

Spotlight on...UEA Law Clinic

Fact time: did you know that one of the UK’s biggest law clinics is based on our campus? UEA’s Law Clinic has over 200 student volunteers and has recovered millions for Norfolk residents since they were formed in 2012. They tell us all about the breadth of their work and how they’re welcoming...

Professor appointed to top government advisory role

Professor Gerard Parr MBE has been invited onto a prestigious UK Government committee that identifies priorities for Research and Science Postgraduate Training in Information and Communications Technology.

Do Something Different Festival 2020 Tickets

You can now book tickets for Do Something Different Festival trips to London, Cambridge, the Harry Potter Studio Tour and more, with pre-booking for Festival activities on campus opening Saturday 1 February.

A Night of Wonders Charity Gala

Headucate, UEA's largest Mental Health awareness society on campus, are hosting UEA's first ever official Charity Gala, in Support of Beat, UK's leading eating disorder charity.

31% energy reduction during Big Holiday Switch Off

UEA have saved 31% of energy during their Big Holiday switch off campaign around the festive period.