Two third-year International Development students, Emma Marzi and Georgia Penrose, had spent the year organising a media festival to showcase the work of students and staff in the School of International Development (DEV).
This week the UEA Community Blog is full to the brim with new updates, including everything from coverage of UEA’s recent Black Lives Matter virtual event to Prof Paul Hunter answering questions on the tips of our tongues like ‘How likely is a second spike?’.
UEA will be a central part of a prestigious new alliance of European universities announced by the European Union (EU), which will aim to transform the university curriculum around areas such as sustainability and diversity.
After an impressive 48 years working at UEA HR Administrator, Diane Whalen, is heading off for retirement, she told us how the new arrival of The Broad has been one of the biggest changes she’s seen here and why she’ll be heading up and down the UK once she’s finished.
Despite the challenges lockdown has bought to performances and live music, the UEA Music Centre and UEA Music Society have just released their annual reports for 2019/20 and there are plenty of successes to celebrate.
The East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) is inviting submissions to their annual Mashup Filmmaking competition. Working to this year’s theme of ‘Home’ – now particularly pertinent given the pandemic, – budding filmmakers will have access to thousands of hours of film footage.
Organisers of the award-winning Norwich Science Festival have confirmed that the annual celebration of science will not be going ahead in October this year, but that it will return bigger and better in 2021.
For obvious reasons UEA’s Open Days are currently on hold, but it mattered not last Saturday as over 4,000 prospective students for 21/22 academic year were given the full UEA experience from the comfort of their own home thanks to UEA’s first ever Virtual Open Day on Saturday (4 July).
#UEASummerofSport is here! uea+sport have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that they have sport and physical activity programmes to deliver to students and staff throughout the summer months.
Postgraduate student Jade Peters, who is studying at UEA’s medical school, has set up a social media campaign to share her experience and to change the way the criminal justice system refers to victims of sexual assault.