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The UEA alumni story of saving the red kite in the UK

Dr Mike Pienkowski, UEA BIO grad, discusses his leadership of the Experimental Reintroduction of Red Kites to England and Scotland.

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Working in bid writing and studying History at UEA

Ryan Cornick studied BA History from 2011-2014. Ryan is now an Assistant bid manager for Willmott Dixon Construction in Manchester. Ryan recently told us all...

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UEA memories and working in heritage

UEA History graduate Adam Baker gives impressions on studying at UEA and starting a career in heritage.

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How studying Biology at UEA led to a thriller set in the deserts of northern China

UEA alumnus Ben Colbridge (BIO 2001) released his debut novel Into Xinjiang on the 28th April this year – a thriller set in the deserts of northern China, but...

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Georgia’s journey from Geography at UEA to Kent Police

Georgia Marshall studied BSc Geography at UEA from 2017-2020. After a six-month period working as a town planner, Georgia has embarked on a career with the...

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Starting a career in Japan after BA History

Sine Burridge left UEA in 2020 with a BA in History. After going on to attain an additional CELTA qualification, Sine joined the Japan Exchange and Teaching...

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How studying at UEA kickstarted a career in radio

Kitty Perrin studied BA History and Politics at UEA from 2018-2021. Kitty has since been working as a presenter and producer for BBC Radio Norfolk. Kitty...

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Teaching English in Hanoi after UEA

Freya Tyrrell studied BA History from 2014-2017 at UEA. After graduation, Freya travelled to Vietnam to teach English and has been there even since! Freya...

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MBA Alumni: Richard Tadd

I chose the full-time MBA over a part-time MBA because I decided it was time for me to make a dramatic change in my career.

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MBA Alumni: Jon Reed

I was drawn to the UEA because of the high calibre of lecturers on the course but also the long list of successful business leaders...