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UEA celebrates commitment to migrants

UEA has come together with organisations in Norwich to state our shared commitment to recognising the vital role that migrants have played for centuries in the culture and economy of our city, and the great benefits they bring our city during the current crisis.

Spotlight On…World Refugee Day 

With World Refugee Day later this week (Saturday 20 June), we caught up with the University of Sanctuary team to find how they’re stepping into the week raising funds through a 100km challenge – the equivalent of over 130,000 steps! 

Blogging on

With the UEA Community Blog now on a roll, here are three new fantastic blog posts for you to get stuck into this week.

New Dates for Graduation Ceremonies

It's been confirmed that Graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020 will take place on campus in the summer of 2021.

Join Prof Paul Hunter for COVID-19 London Lecture 

Join infectious disease expert, Prof Paul Hunter for the next instalment in UEA’s online London Lectures, following on from the success of Prof Corinne Le Quéré’s lecture last week. 

Sportspark gears up to open next month

As the Government continues to implement the easing of restrictions, the team at Sportspark are preparing to open safely and efficiently when the time is right to do so. From early July the facility hopes to be able to open again, although the date is yet to be confirmed by the Government.

The show must go on

With theatres across the nation forced to close their doors, including Norwich’s popular Maddermarket Theatre, UEA’s Drama Society and Minotaur Theatre Company are clubbing together with universities across the UK to help raise funds for local theatres during the ongoing pandemic.  

New short course offers wellbeing filming opportunities 

A brand new short course will give you the opportunity to explore our region’s history and documentation of wellbeing through the ages and transform what you’ve discovered into a homemade short film for screening on campus. 

Complete University Guide League Tables announced

UEA has maintained its position in the top 25 of the latest Complete University Guide league table rankings, going from 21st to 25th.

UEA Library contactless ‘click and collect’ service

The UEA Library is introducing a contactless ‘click and collect’ service, based in the Library Foyer, to help you access physical books for essential work, research and study- all you need is to place your order online well in advance and have your campus card at the ready.

Update for staff and students

You may have seen our VC's statement last week in response to the shocking death of George Floyd in the United States. Standing in solidarity with all our Black students, staff and alumni at this moment isn’t just about making a statement about this awful killing, it is about letting you...

Security team are the top dogs

At the annual Association of University Chief Security Officers awards, Callum Smith wins ‘Security Officer of the Year For Excellent Service’ and the UEA Security team claims an innovation award for the introduction of Boomer (the perfect excuse for him to put on a tux).

Headucate Webinars for Secondary School Pupils

Student society Headucate, with help from UEA’s Outreach team, have been working to deliver free mental health webinars to secondary school students in the local area.

Spotlight On…Men’s Health Week 

With next week marking Men’s Health Week, it's time for men from across UEA to share how they've been staying happy and healthy during lockdown and what you can do to follow in their footsteps.

Report and Support

If you've been affected by the events of the past few weeks, there's a range of support available at UEA and externally, as well as our dedicated Report and Support website.

Graduate key worker becomes Vogue cover star

A UEA midwifery graduate is among a trio of women who have become the first non-celebrities to appear solo on the front cover of British Vogue magazine. 

More historical blogs for a historic period

Last Friday (5 June), UEA’s historians came to the end of the three-week run of their thought-provoking blogs on parallels between the current COVID-19 pandemic and the areas of history they research and teach.

Health benefits to going into the wild  

Taking part in the Wildlife Trust’s 30 Days of Wild campaign this month and immersing yourself in nature could be have more health benefits than you may think, according to UEA research. 

Prof wins international environmental sciences prize

The pioneering research of Prof Corinne Le Quéré, from the School of Environmental Sciences, into the impact of climate change on the world’s oceans has won the Heineken Prize for Environmental Sciences.