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Online creative writing school creates new scholarship

The Novelry Scholarship, worth £16,500, will be available for talented writers with a place on the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) for September 2020.

Foodbank collection

Uea(su) Welfare, community and diversity officer, Amelia Trew is responding to problems relating to coronavirus by collecting for local food banks.

UEA come together to show sporting passion

Last week (11 March) the culmination of a season’s hard work for over 600 student athletes from 64 sporting teams came to a head in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Conference Championships, hosted at UEA for the very first time.

Ain’t no mountain high enough

A team of staff from INTO UEA and students from UEA’s mountaineering club have joined forces to take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge in aid of INTO Giving which provides education to those in need.

Home of the Wonderful: Rosetta Stone

Natalia Luczak, a third year Chemistry student who’s learning to speak German, shares her ‘little but often’ tip for language learning, and how far she’s come a year after downloading Rosetta Stone.

UEA professor in national portrait exhibition

UEA’s Professor of Creative Writing and award-winning author, Professor Tessa McWatt, is featuring in the first photographic exhibition to honour Britain's black female professors.

Take part in this year's Norwich Science Festival

Expressions of interest for research presentations at this year's Norwich Science Festival, due to run between 24-31 October, are now being encouraged.

Spotlight on… Podcasts

If you find yourself at a loose end or searching for things to fill your time over the coming weeks, a podcast might be the perfect solution.

Year 10 scholars given a taste for university life

Year 10 students from eight schools across Norfolk presented their research projects at UEA, as part of the Villiers Park Scholars Programme.

UEA researchers evaluate free vape kit scheme

Researchers at UEA are evaluating a new free vape kit scheme in Great Yarmouth, to help find out whether the initiative helps people to quit smoking tobacco for good.

Claimed your free coffee by completing NSS yet?

If you’re a final year undergraduate who hasn’t taken the National Students Survey yet then you still have the chance to make your feelings about UEA known AND claim a free Campus Kitchen drink. Already completed it? Never fear, that coffee can still be redeemed!

Home of the Wonderful: Mentoring scheme

It’s the second week of Home of the Wonderful and it’s the turn of Career Central mentoring scheme to get a shout out.

GB’s future sports stars to compete at UEA

Athletes from 28 universities will compete at venues across Norwich and UEA this week in a national competition, hosted at the University for the very first time.

Religious Persecution in 2020

The University of East Anglia, in collaboration with religious education charity Keswick Hall Trust, are holding three conversations on religious persecution in 2020 as part of the Keswick Hall Lectures.

Amateur women filmmakers recognised in UEA report

In a year when award ceremonies continued to overlook female filmmakers for their contribution to the film industry, UEA has been commissioned by Film Archives UK (FAUK) to reveal the invisible history of women’s amateur filmmaking in the UK.

Success for Law Society fundraiser

UEA’s Law Society raised over £2,500 for local charities at a City Hall fundraiser event.

International Women’s Day 2020

8 March was International Women’s Day and this year’s campaign theme is #EachforEqual.

Carbon literacy training

As part of the climate and biodiversity emergency declaration and the recent Big Shift Big Day on environmental sustainability, estates are offering Carbon Literacy Training.

UEA makes shortlist for student-led awards

UEA has been shortlisted for the ‘Societies and Sports’ category in the 2020 WhatUni Student Choice Awards.

Spotlight On…World Sleep Day

Everyone has been partial to an afternoon nap, but are these shut-eye moments any good for us? Ahead of World Sleep Day on Friday (13 March), UEA’s resident sleep expert, Dr Alpar Lazar, shared his top tips for reaching the land of nod.