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Celebrate International Women’s Day with #SheCan

International Women's Day is a global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. CareerCentral will be celebrating on Thursday 5 March, with #SheCan, a day of inspirational and rewarding workshops to empower students followed by a drinks networking...

Access to Justice Charity Fundraiser

UEA students, staff and the public are coming together at City Hall to raise awareness for the work of Citizens Advice as part of a UEA Law Society fundraiser.

Spotlight On…Medical Aspirations

As UEA’s Medical Aspiration outreach programme celebrates its eleventh year in operation, the latest cohort of sixth-form students have spent three days on campus learning how to kick-start their career in medicine.

Penalties send UEA football team to Carrow Road

UEA’s men’s football first team has secured a place in the final of the Norfolk Senior Cup at Carrow Road after they beat Great Yarmouth in a nail-biting penalty shoot-out.

State-of-the-art brain imaging centre to open at UEA

Researchers and students will benefit from a brand new state-of-the-art Brain Imaging Centre dedicated to brain research, which is set to open on campus in 2021.

Health Assured's EAP available for UEA students

Health Assured's EAP provision is now available to all UEA students - giving you access to wellbeing and health support 24/7.

Any Questions panellists announced

The panellists for BBC Radio 4’s flagship current affairs panel show, ‘Any Questions?, have just been announced, with the live broadcast taking place from UEA campus this week.

Spotlight On…Do Something Different Festival

The Do Something Different (DSD) Festival has just kicked off on campus. It’s a free week-long festival that replaces the normal UEA teaching structure with a schedule of exciting events running from Monday (16 February) through to Sunday (23 February).

Medal haul for sporting students

Seven UEA+Sport clubs headed to Sheffield over the weekend (14-16 February) for one of the highlights of the university sporting calendar, BUCS Nationals.

UEA Colour Run 2020

Fancy running around campus with your friends getting covered in paint? Book your free tickets now for the UEA Colour Run 2020!

Environmental Sustainability Big Shift Big Day

The last of the current series of Big Shift Big Days took place on Friday 14 February. A cross-section of staff and students spent an intensive day discussing their visions and ideas for the future of environmental sustainability (within overall sustainability) at the University.

National nursing nominations

Inspiring students, staff and the School of Health Sciences itself, have picked up four nominations in the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards.

Lasdun Wall closure this weekend

Due to high winds, large parts of the Lasdun Wall (or teaching wall) will be closed to staff, students and visitors except where associated with specific applicant day activities and essential research experiments between Saturday (15 February) at 4pm and Sunday (16 February) at 11am.

Funding boost for research into deadly hare disease

Fears that East Anglia’s hare population could be wiped out by a new killer disease has prompted a plea for more funding for research into the disease.

Let there be light

A new fun-filled festival is about to light up the streets of Norwich. Brace yourself for pyrotechnics, projections, performances and a whole lot of participation.

UEA students and local schoolchildren in harmony

Primary school students from four schools across Norfolk experienced a musician’s-eye view of orchestral instruments at UEA, during a private musical performance from the University’s Student Symphony Orchestra this week (Wednesday 12 February).

Student surveys – your chance to win £150 in prizes

Last week we told final-year undergraduates about the National Students Survey (NSS). This week it’s all about the surveys for the rest of the undergrads and postgraduate taught students: UKES and PTES.

Coral Eyewear picks up regional award

Second-year student and Coral Eyewear co-founder, George Bailey, added to his growing collection of awards last week with another regional prize.

A year in health and medical humanities

Over the course of the past year, a range of cross-disciplinary activity has taken place at UEA under the banner of ‘Health and Medical Humanities’.