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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.