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Spotlight On...Ramadan

As Muslims across the world settle into the month of Ramadan, observer of Ramadan, Dr Zahra Khosroshahi, shared how online communities will be keeping the month’s traditions alive amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.  

Health Sciences rise to the challenge

Following a nationwide call for support for the NHS workforce, UEA students and staff have responded in their numbers, from undertaking placements to training former healthcare professionals who are re-joining the service at this time of national emergency.

Local virus testing capacity boosted by UEA team

UEA scientists have boosted the number of people that can be tested for COVID-19 at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) by up to 500 per day.

Let’s get quizzical… 

So do you know your Gazpacho from your zucchini? It's time to test your food and drink knowledge.

UEA Law Clinic working remotely

UEA’s Law Clinic has moved its services online with help from partners to continue delivering local residents with free legal advice and support. 

Welcome back after Easter break

Although we find ourselves in unprecedented circumstances at the moment, we’d still like to say a big virtual ‘welcome back’ as the semester begins and teaching continues.

Looking after your physical and mental wellbeing

It’s important that we continue to look after our physical and mental wellbeing during this time. UEA has a new covid-19 Wellbeing Resources page to signpost students and staff to initiatives both across the university and nationwide.

Latest log of the UEA blog

The UEA Community blog has become the go-to hub for all the feel-good, inspirational and proactive stories coming from the UEA community during the COVID-19 pandemic - here is your latest update.

Jane Goodall’s visit to UEA documented in new film

A new documentary about Dr Jane Goodall’s conservation work, activism and impact is premiering tomorrow (22 April) on Nation Geographic TV channels and includes footage of her visit to UEA in October 2019.

Sportspark reopens as day-care centre

The challenge of remaining both physically active and socially distant during the coronavirus pandemic has been solved for children of local NHS staff, with the Sportspark reopening as a day-care facility to support and acknowledge dedicated frontline health workers.

Professor wins prize for Caribbean Literature 

UEA’s Professor Tessa McWatt recently won the OCM Bocas Prize for Non-Fiction for her critical memoir: Shame on Me: An Anatomy of Race and Belonging.

Donations for student hardship fund pass £25k

In response to an email appeal from the Vice-Chancellor, UEA’s alumni, friends, supporters and charitable trusts have stepped forward donating an incredible £25,000 for emergency student support.

Working With Words 2020 - the alternative event

Working With Words is usually a firm date in the diary for Arts and Humanities students, and thanks to a lot of hard work this year it will be going ahead as a virtual event on Saturday (25 April).

Minister writes letter to international students 

Read the latest letter from Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan MP, to all international students in higher education.

Scientists join hospital in the fight against COVID-19

UEA scientists have played their part in a major boost to the capacity for COVID-19 testing of frontline NHS workers in Norfolk and Waveney, as part of a Norwich Research Park partnership.

1,400 face visors delivered to Norfolk hospitals

UEA has led a project involving a team of local businesses and individuals by creating face shields for the county’s health trusts.

UEA donate hundreds of food items to charity

UEA’s catering service Campus Kitchen who run outlets like Ziggy’s, Zest and Sportspark café have donated hundreds of food items to a local charity helping those in need during the pandemic.

Let’s get quizzical…

This week’s quiz comes with a twist. UEA statistician and quizmaster, Sue Stirling is giving you a sneak peak into her new charity quiz that is raising money for the Norfolk Community Foundation Covid-19 Community Response Fund.

Get fit, donate a bit

A newly introduced reward option on the UEA+MOVES app allows you to make a valuable donation simply by walking, running or cycling.  

Spotlight On…Virtual days out

Now is the perfect time to give virtual tours, live streams and online collections a go and create your own virtual day out.