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Scientists join hospital in the fight against COVID-19

UEA scientists have played their part in a major boost to the capacity for COVID-19 testing of frontline NHS workers in Norfolk and Waveney, as part of a Norwich Research Park partnership.

1,400 face visors delivered to Norfolk hospitals

UEA has led a project involving a team of local businesses and individuals by creating face shields for the county’s health trusts.

UEA donate hundreds of food items to charity

UEA’s catering service Campus Kitchen who run outlets like Ziggy’s, Zest and Sportspark café have donated hundreds of food items to a local charity helping those in need during the pandemic.

Let’s get quizzical…

This week’s quiz comes with a twist. UEA statistician and quizmaster, Sue Stirling is giving you a sneak peak into her new charity quiz that is raising money for the Norfolk Community Foundation Covid-19 Community Response Fund.

Get fit, donate a bit

A newly introduced reward option on the UEA+MOVES app allows you to make a valuable donation simply by walking, running or cycling.  

Spotlight On…Virtual days out

Now is the perfect time to give virtual tours, live streams and online collections a go and create your own virtual day out.  

COVID-19 appeal launched

UEA’s COVID-19 Appeal has launched to ask supporters and alumni to support the COVID-19 Student Hardship Fund, which will support students struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and the COVID-19 Research Fund.

University services over Easter weekend

With the Easter weekend approaching, we wanted to give all students an update on the range of services and support available to you during this time, whether on campus or remotely.

One month of UEA+Moves

UEA+Moves is now a month old and while it’s harder to build up points on it right now, there are still a number of ways you can get active during the lockdown while still obeying government guidelines.

New chair appointed for UEA council

Former Norwich City Council chief executive Laura McGillivray has been appointed as the new chair of UEA Council.

‘Shakespeare prevails whatever the crisis’

A UEA academic is involved in an international project broadcasting the complete plays of Shakespeare to the masses, in order to bring people together.

All hands on tech - UEA donates computing resource

As scientists across the globe search to find the key to a potential solution to the coronavirus problem, the University of East Anglia (UEA) has offered up its computing capacity to an international project which could help develop potentially life-saving therapies.

Help a UEA graduate kick-start her art career

UEA graduate, Chloe Cox, has been longlisted for the Jackson's Painting Prize 2020 - a highly prestigious and competitive competition for artists worldwide and needs your vote to kick-start her career as an artist.

Festival encourages children to write lockdown diaries

Budding young creatives will have the chance to let their imaginations run wild in creative writing challenges set by well-known authors in UEA’s online version of the Festival of Literature for Young People (FLY) launching on Monday (6 April).

Universities show #WeAreTogether in new campaign

The efforts of the UEA community have been recognised in a national campaign highlighting the role universities are playing in the fight against COVID-19, which launches today on World Health Day (7 April).

Enlitened partner with Student Minds

Enlitened have partnered with the UK’s student mental health charity, Student Minds, to bring their expert advice and support to students. UEA is currently the only university in the country to offer Enlitened to all undergraduate students.

Keep mindfulness in mind

A UEA academic is using her experience in mindfulness to record sessions for staff and students to take a moment to themselves during a time when they might need it most.

Spotlight On…Cooking at home 

Have you found yourself creating a makeshift meal?

Well, here are some of the best virtual cooking classes, alternative recipes and we’ve even got an exclusive for you: the recipe for UEA’s famous flapjack from the Campus Kitchen team! 

Thank you to all our key workers 

On behalf of the UEA community, we would like to say a big thank you to all our key workers.  

Let’s get quizzical…

So for your quiz fix this week, we’re challenging you to a round of fact or fiction. It’s simple, for each statement you need to decide whether they’re true or in fact a complete lie.