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Ian McEwan joins UEA Live festival line-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.

Healthcare students thanked in poetry video

UEA graduate, A&E nurse and poet Piers Harrison-Reid issued a poetic tribute on video to all UEA Health Sciences students last week for their work fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.

School of Pharmacy to accept pre-reg technicians

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has formally accredited UEA’s School of Pharmacy to accept pre-registration pharmacy technicians for training from September 2020.

This is 2020 Learning - What to expect

Check out UEA’s latest video explaining to new and returning students what the 2020 academic year will look like.

UEA grads hailed Norfolk heroes

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).

Sculpting your next day out  

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. 

UEA group have letter on racism published in journal  

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.  

UEA grad gets taste buds tingling 

A recent UEA Medicine graduate, Jenny Griffiths, has been cooking up a storm with the publication of a plant-based e-cookbook.  

UEA researchers map out ‘Lessons for Recovery’ 

Scholars from UEA’s School of International Development are helping to shape the policy on post-COVID recovery in low and middle-income countries, with a briefing for the prestigious British Academy.

UEA bucks the national trend in NSS results

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.

Campus services reopening plans

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.

Student Preparedness Blackboard Course

To make your learning experience at UEA as rewarding as possible, we've developed a short course for all returning students to help you get the most out of the dual-mode of delivery in the coming academic year.

Con-grad-ulations class of 2020

There’s plenty of reason to celebrate this week as 5,800 students have their degrees conferred, becoming UEA’s Class of 2020.

Current students star in 'This Is Living 2020' video

Check out UEA's latest video for prospective students, which features current undergraduates telling the story of our amazing campus and the city of Norwich.

Spotlight On…Jennifer Birch

Jennifer Birch, a UEA Clinical Psychology Doctorate student, shared what it's been like working as part of the Covid Trauma Response Working Group, a team of mental health experts who have created official national guidance on these psychological effects to help support COVID-19 patients.

BTEC superstars recognised at online awards 

UEA’s inaugural BTEC Stars of the East awards ceremony took place online to celebrate the work of students and teaching staff that go above and beyond in BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) courses across Norfolk and Suffolk.  

CultureShock is back

Introducing the CultureShock video series, in which Rebecca Lewis-Smith (Fountain Partnership) discusses different aspects of culture with business leaders, experts and academics.

Sportspark re-opening date announced

In light of the recent government announcement that gyms and sports facilities can start re-opening, UEA Sportspark is delighted to announce they’ll be open for business from Monday 27 July.