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The strength in storytelling

Poet, scriptwriter, co-director of True Stories Lives, and recent recipient of a UEA Engagement Award Molly Naylor talks accessibility, lockdown, and the value...

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Dog walking for wellbeing

In 2019 UEA teamed up with dog walking business Tom and Toto to run wellbeing dog walks on campus – and this year they’re back. Founder Sarah Wright writes about...

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What can Aurora do for me?

Richard Harvey, Aurora UEA Co-ordinator, on the Aurora Universities Network, which is a consortium of research-intensive universities set up in 2016 that...

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Grads on the path to success

Last month’s Graduate Outcomes Survey revealed that more UEA graduates are above the national average when it comes to working in highly-skilled occupations.

'I was scared. But luckily it worked out'

You may know him as the UEA student who rapped his dissertation, but that was just the beginning. 2019 graduate Nicholas Uzoka – aka Zoka the Author – speaks to...

Sophie Bunce

'Keep an open mind'

Continuing our series of blogs by UEA graduates, Sophie Bunce writes about stepping into an unexpected career, how success at work is 'simply down to...

Kit Rackley

'The UEA and Norwich communities gave me a sense of belonging'

Kit Rackley graduated from UEA in 2004. In the first of a series of blogs to celebrate the class of 2020, Kit writes about the path to an unexpected career and...

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BLM: American Studies in Conversation event - a summary

Dr Fraser pulls out the key highlights from an important and well-attended virtual event on the recent global Black Lives Matter protests and its impact on both...


The Value of Reading Together

David Nowell Smith, Senior Lecturer from the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing (LDC) tells how students and staff came together to deliver a...

Katherine Cooper

Broadcasting the bright sparks of academia

As the New Generation Thinkers scheme celebrates its 10th anniversary, Dr Katherine Cooper, a UEA researcher, reflects on her early career steps made during the...