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Mental Health Awareness Week

It's Mental Health Awareness Week - take some online training from Student Services, see how kindness affects our mental health and a reminder of the various sources of support available at UEA.

8 acts of kindness: #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

This Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May) we’re highlighting the incredible acts of kindness we’ve seen by our students, staff, alumni and local community during the pandemic.  

Student gives back to ‘welcoming community’

An international student from UEA has been distributing face masks to the elderly after he felt so welcomed by the community while studying in Norwich.

Let’s get quizzical 

Have you found the previous quizzes a walk in the park? Let’s filter out the Governesses from the pub quizzers in today’s tricky quiz.

Covid-19 population study proposal

Partners on the Norwich Research Park could be offering up scientific resource and expertise to a pilot project that would see every Norwich resident tested regularly for coronavirus symptoms.

Keeping campus safe for you: Covid-19 update

Following the Government's announcements, the University will be managing the campus out of lockdown in a planned and phased way, which will help keep students and staff as safe as possible.  

International Nurses Day: UEA Podcast on Nursing

International Nurses Day falls on Tuesday 12 May, and UEA has issued a special podcast to celebrate nurses with a series of staff, students and alumni within nursing at UEA sharing their experiences and doing incredible things during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Santander Universities in £40k COVID-19 donation

UEA’s work responding to the challenges of COVID-19 has received a boost of £40,000 thanks to Santander Universities, with money going to a variety of projects across UEA to support students and essential NHS workers.

Assessment Information - Undergraduate Students

Some assessment information for undergraduate students has recently been updated on the Portal - read for the key points and link to the full guidance.

Report and Support

Even if you're not on campus, you can still use UEA's Report and Support website for support and guidance and to report any incidents of unacceptable behaviour.

Influence Parliament with your research

If you are a researcher, who is keen to influence and inform UK Parliament, now is a good time to step forward and share your expert findings with people who will shape the future of the country.

£188,000 donated to COVID-19 research appeal

The Development Office’s (DAC) COVID-19 Research Fund has raised nearly £200,000 in less than two months, with donations coming in from far and wide to aid UEA’s research in the fight against the pandemic.

CareerCentral launch series of live online workshops

Starting this week (Tuesday 12 May), CareerCentral are delivering a series of live online workshops designed to help you during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Spotlight on... Preparing for Exams

Tutors from Student Services' Learning Enhancement Team offer tips on preparing for online exams, keeping motivation levels up and how they're continuing to support students during the pandemic.

Using data to #ThinkWithoutBorders 

A new Thinking Without Borders video has been created, which shows UEA staff, students, alumni and partners working together to turn data into insight to save lives and change lives. 

Top marks for updatable passport in COVID challenge 

First year Geophysics student, Lewis Lovell and his team of students from across the UK put their heads together to create a hypothetical ‘updatable immunity passport’, which won second place in a national COVID challenge. 

NHS workers stay in empty UEA student rooms

Empty UEA student and guest rooms are being used to accommodate NHS staff so they can safely continue their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘I hope I’ve made a difference in the national effort’

As the Nightingale Hospital at London’s Excel Centre is placed on standby, a student from UEA has shared their experience of volunteering there.

UEA to join Civic Universities Network

UEA is to become a member of the new national Civic Universities Network; reflecting the importance the university places on its long history of civic engagement across East Anglia.

Opt-in Contact Scheme for Students

Students can now opt-in to a scheme to give the University consent to contact someone of their choice in the event of a welfare concern.