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Loss of smell and taste could be COVID-19 symptoms

Prof Philpott recently wrote the following article for The Conversation about how a sudden loss of smell and taste could be an early symptom of COVID-19. Since the article was published last Friday it has become the most read article in the past year and the third most read article since 2011.

Republic of Consciousness winner announced

The 2020 Republic Consciousness prize, half-funded by UEA through the Publishing Project, has been awarded to Fitzcarraldo Editions for the novel Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, translated by Frank Wynne.

‘Mash-up’ filmmaking competition opens 

Are you an aspiring filmmaker, video-editor or content creator? Submissions have just opened for the East Anglian Film Archive’s annual Mashup Filmmaking Competition.

Spotlight On… Fitness at home

With normal routines out the window, it can be a difficult time to stay motivated and create a new fitness routine to stick to. Whether you were previously a Zumba regular, or the local yoga class was your weekly go-to, everyone is now looking for new ways to exercise in the comfort their homes.

Staying Safe - covid-19

Please see the latest Government advice on how we can stay safe by practicing social distancing.

UEA students offer childcare support for NHS staff

As the UK rallies around to try and support the nation’s tireless NHS staff, UEA’s students in medicine, nursing and occupational therapy have been doing their own bit to lend a helping hand by providing childcare for key healthcare workers.

Blogging on – read about UEA’s inspirational stories

Now there’s a place where you can read all about the inspirational stories arising from our university.

Minister's Letter To Students

The Universities Minister Michelle Donelan MP has written to all students in higher education setting out how the Government is working to keep people safe and ensure the worst effects on you and your education are mitigated.

£20 million project to map Coronavirus spread

Researchers at UEA and the Quadram Institute are part of a national project to map how COVID-19 spreads and behaves - using whole genome sequencing.

Free online learning at UEA

You may find yourself with a bit more time on your hands at the moment, so why not take advantage of UEA’s free online learning platforms to learn that language you’d always said you would or throw yourself in the deep end by picking up something which is unfamiliar. Here’s a wealth of...

uea(su) - Get Connected

Uea(su) have put together an online hub of ideas, content and resources to help students stay positive during this time.

Sportspark retains top rating  

UEA-based community sports venue, Sportspark, has retained their Quest ‘Excellent’ rating after an inspection earlier this year. 

Credit your heroes on video 

If there’s a group of heroic key workers you’d like to thank on behalf of UEA then film a quick message to say thank you and send it to 

Let’s get quizzical…

It’s that time of the week again, time to put your knowledge to the test in our new newsletter quiz.

Remaining a place of sanctuary during outbreak

As a University of Sanctuary, UEA is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all and any hostile attitudes which target members of particular communities are racist and completely unacceptable.

Delivering to your door

With the latest government measures advising us to stay at home unless absolutely necessary, buying essentials for the home has become that much more difficult.  

covid-19 updates - 24.03.2020

We hope you're keeping well and staying safe during this unprecedented time - please read for the latest updates on covid-19.

Let's get quizzical

To offer some light relief amongst the current challenges we’re all facing, we thought we’d challenge you to a short quiz of 2020 so far.

Do you have a story of community spirit?

In the past few days the UEA community has pulled together in extraordinary ways to protect the vulnerable, boost our health services, and support the people around us.

Hardship Funds

A reminder about hardship funds available if students are facing financial hardship in light of covid-19.