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Top marks for updatable passport in COVID challenge 

First year Geophysics student, Lewis Lovell and his team of students from across the UK put their heads together to create a hypothetical ‘updatable immunity passport’, which won second place in a national COVID challenge. 

NHS workers stay in empty UEA student rooms

Empty UEA student and guest rooms are being used to accommodate NHS staff so they can safely continue their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘I hope I’ve made a difference in the national effort’

As the Nightingale Hospital at London’s Excel Centre is placed on standby, a student from UEA has shared their experience of volunteering there.

UEA to join Civic Universities Network

UEA is to become a member of the new national Civic Universities Network; reflecting the importance the university places on its long history of civic engagement across East Anglia.

Opt-in Contact Scheme for Students

Students can now opt-in to a scheme to give the University consent to contact someone of their choice in the event of a welfare concern.

Spotlight On…International Midwives' Day 2020 

The current pandemic has changed the landscape of normal practices for student and qualified midwives - but what better opportunity to celebrate their hard work than today, the International Day of the Midwife (5 May).  

Academics open door on infection control with device

A group of UEA researchers, technicians and students has joined forces to create an innovative new product to support healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19: the DoorMate™.

UEA archive footage in C4 fundraising programme 

A new film project titled ‘These are the Hands’, has been raising money for NHS Charities Together. The film includes material from a Cambridgeshire heart surgeon’s film collection held by UEA’s East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA).  

Sainsbury Centre exhibition available on BBC iPlayer

If you didn’t get a chance to see the highly successful Art Deco by the Sea exhibition at the Sainsbury Centre, then good news: it’s available to view in virtual form on BBC iPlayer as part of BBC Arts’ Culture in Quarantine initiative, designed to bring the best of arts and culture into the...

Round and round the garden for the NHS

Last week UEA students joined members of the Cambridge University Air Squadron (UAS) in a charity fundraiser for NHS Charities Together, along with 250 students from 11 other University Air Squadrons across the country.

Capture 'Diss' Moment

We know taking a photo of handing in your dissertation on campus is a big tradition, so we're bringing campus to you via new Instagram filters.

A multitude of multicolour

You probably only have to walk a few doors down your street to notice the colourful and creative rainbows lining the windows of Norfolk and beyond. And now we want to see your best efforts so we can share them with the rest of the UEA community.

Virtual Varsity

With Derby Day having to be cancelled due to covid-19, uea(su) and Essex Student Union hosted a 'Virtual Varsity' on Instagram instead - see the UEA teams' efforts and find out who won!

Keeping campus secure during lockdown

What lives on campus 365 days a year and has helped keep campus up and running during lockdown? (Clue: they also have their own therapy dog...)

Student at the top of his game

Third year Computer Science student, Harry Wilson, has secured his place as a top student programmer in the Search for a Star game programming competition.  

UEA expertise at forefront of NHS resource planning

Experts in areas such as infectious disease, statistics and health economics from UEA have been helping the region’s NHS plan and allocate resource during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Riddle me this…  

Whether you speak in riddles or know classics like ‘What gets wetter as it dries?’, you’ll have a challenge on your hands trying to solve this week’s riddle quiz.  

New video highlights UEA response to COVID-19

UEA has launched a new Thinking Without Borders (TWB) film to highlight the University’s response to the current global challenges caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.  

shopSU offers new 'Click and Collect' service

shopSU are offering a new 'Click and Collect' service with a range of bundles to help everyone do their food shopping safely.

Get GradReady with CareerCentral’s challenge

From 5 May, the team in the Careers Service will be running their first ever month-long challenge, to help final year students get prepared for life after university.