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Blogging on – read about UEA’s inspirational stories

Now there’s a place where you can read all about the inspirational stories arising from our university.

Minister's Letter To Students

The Universities Minister Michelle Donelan MP has written to all students in higher education setting out how the Government is working to keep people safe and ensure the worst effects on you and your education are mitigated.

£20 million project to map Coronavirus spread

Researchers at UEA and the Quadram Institute are part of a national project to map how COVID-19 spreads and behaves - using whole genome sequencing.

Free online learning at UEA

You may find yourself with a bit more time on your hands at the moment, so why not take advantage of UEA’s free online learning platforms to learn that language you’d always said you would or throw yourself in the deep end by picking up something which is unfamiliar. Here’s a wealth of...

uea(su) - Get Connected

Uea(su) have put together an online hub of ideas, content and resources to help students stay positive during this time.

Sportspark retains top rating  

UEA-based community sports venue, Sportspark, has retained their Quest ‘Excellent’ rating after an inspection earlier this year. 

Credit your heroes on video 

If there’s a group of heroic key workers you’d like to thank on behalf of UEA then film a quick message to say thank you and send it to 

Let’s get quizzical…

It’s that time of the week again, time to put your knowledge to the test in our new newsletter quiz.

Remaining a place of sanctuary during outbreak

As a University of Sanctuary, UEA is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all and any hostile attitudes which target members of particular communities are racist and completely unacceptable.

Delivering to your door

With the latest government measures advising us to stay at home unless absolutely necessary, buying essentials for the home has become that much more difficult.  

covid-19 updates - 24.03.2020

We hope you're keeping well and staying safe during this unprecedented time - please read for the latest updates on covid-19.

Let's get quizzical

To offer some light relief amongst the current challenges we’re all facing, we thought we’d challenge you to a short quiz of 2020 so far.

Do you have a story of community spirit?

In the past few days the UEA community has pulled together in extraordinary ways to protect the vulnerable, boost our health services, and support the people around us.

Hardship Funds

A reminder about hardship funds available if students are facing financial hardship in light of covid-19.

Lending a hand with sanitiser production

The state-of-the-art laboratories in the University of East Anglia’s recently opened New Science Building (NSB) are being put to good use during the coronavirus outbreak as a hub for the creation of hand sanitiser gel for local NHS organisations.

Spotlight On… Staying connected

Whether it’s via a daily Skype call, a morning group message or by holding your own virtual quiz, combatting loneliness and staying connected in the coming weeks is vital for our own wellbeing and for those around us.

Post Room - Service Updated 24.03.20

Postal Service changes due to COVID-19 - important update. We request that any purchases online are made only by students residing in campus accommodation and that these purchases are considered critical for welfare.

CareerCentral are still here to help

The CareerCentral and EnterpriseCentral buildings are currently closed, but the careers team are still on hand to help and there are plenty of ways you can still use the service.

Coronavirus - Looking after your wellbeing

Here's a reminder of services available at UEA to support your wellbeing, as well as some resources from mental health charities.

Covid-19 – University update 

The situation around the COVID-19 outbreak is incredibly fast-moving, and much has changed over the last few days alone.