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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.

Success at 2020 virtual edition of Working with Words

On Saturday (25 April), Working With Words ran as a virtual event showing that the innovation, collaboration and determination of staff, alumni and students is stronger than ever during these difficult times.

Expanding our digital library

UEA Library has increased its collection of electronic resources to help meet the needs of students at this time and is reviewing reading lists to source digital alternatives where possible. 

First virtual London lecture draws global audience

This month’s London Lecture – the first of its kind to be held totally online – provided a platform for more than 160 virtual attendees from at least fifteen different countries to engage with UEA research.

Virtual Helpdesks and Dissertation Cafe

Student Services' Learning Enhancement Team are running virtual Revision and Exams Helpdesks over the next three weeks to help students prepare for online exams, as well as a Dissertation Cafe for undergrads working on their dissertations/final projects.

How can Enlitened help students during covid-19?

Enlitened have made a couple of updates to help support students during the pandemic, keep you connected to the University during this time, and help support charities doing vital covid-19 work.

Spotlight On...Ramadan

As Muslims across the world settle into the month of Ramadan, observer of Ramadan, Dr Zahra Khosroshahi, shared how online communities will be keeping the month’s traditions alive amidst the COVID-19 outbreak.  

Health Sciences rise to the challenge

Following a nationwide call for support for the NHS workforce, UEA students and staff have responded in their numbers, from undertaking placements to training former healthcare professionals who are re-joining the service at this time of national emergency.

Local virus testing capacity boosted by UEA team

UEA scientists have boosted the number of people that can be tested for COVID-19 at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) by up to 500 per day.

Let’s get quizzical… 

So do you know your Gazpacho from your zucchini? It's time to test your food and drink knowledge.

UEA Law Clinic working remotely

UEA’s Law Clinic has moved its services online with help from partners to continue delivering local residents with free legal advice and support. 

Welcome back after Easter break

Although we find ourselves in unprecedented circumstances at the moment, we’d still like to say a big virtual ‘welcome back’ as the semester begins and teaching continues.

Looking after your physical and mental wellbeing

It’s important that we continue to look after our physical and mental wellbeing during this time. UEA has a new covid-19 Wellbeing Resources page to signpost students and staff to initiatives both across the university and nationwide.

Latest log of the UEA blog

The UEA Community blog has become the go-to hub for all the feel-good, inspirational and proactive stories coming from the UEA community during the COVID-19 pandemic - here is your latest update.

Jane Goodall’s visit to UEA documented in new film

A new documentary about Dr Jane Goodall’s conservation work, activism and impact is premiering tomorrow (22 April) on Nation Geographic TV channels and includes footage of her visit to UEA in October 2019.

Sportspark reopens as day-care centre

The challenge of remaining both physically active and socially distant during the coronavirus pandemic has been solved for children of local NHS staff, with the Sportspark reopening as a day-care facility to support and acknowledge dedicated frontline health workers.

Professor wins prize for Caribbean Literature 

UEA’s Professor Tessa McWatt recently won the OCM Bocas Prize for Non-Fiction for her critical memoir: Shame on Me: An Anatomy of Race and Belonging.

Donations for student hardship fund pass £25k

In response to an email appeal from the Vice-Chancellor, UEA’s alumni, friends, supporters and charitable trusts have stepped forward donating an incredible £25,000 for emergency student support.

Working With Words 2020 - the alternative event

Working With Words is usually a firm date in the diary for Arts and Humanities students, and thanks to a lot of hard work this year it will be going ahead as a virtual event on Saturday (25 April).

Minister writes letter to international students 

Read the latest letter from Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan MP, to all international students in higher education.