Mary Leishman

undergraduate education

Wed 14 Jun 2017

Unlimited library renewals for everyone

In response to concerns raised by HSC students, the library have announced that they will soon be rolling out unlimited...
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Tue 30 May 2017

Transforming Education Awards - winners!

A couple of weeks ago, we held this year’s Transforming Education Awards. Through these awards, we get to...
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Wed 10 May 2017

Transforming Education Awards - Nominees

This year’s Transforming Education Awards are being held on Wednesday 17 March. These awards are a great way...
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Tue 02 May 2017

NUS Conference Roundup

Last week, your elected delegates from UEA attended the NUS National Conference in Brighton. This is a yearly event where...
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Tue 25 Apr 2017

Pop-up revision space

As you may well know, exam period begins on 22 May. As students flock to the Library at this crucial...
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Tue 11 Apr 2017

course rep, school convenor and faculty nominations are open now

Course Rep, School Convenor and Faculty Convenor nominations After electing our new Student Officers, we’ve now moved on...
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Wed 22 Mar 2017

your SU wins you the right to compensate a failed module

After months of talks with uea|su, the University has recommended to let students graduate even if they&rsquo...
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Wed 08 Mar 2017

consumer rights of students

Nobody likes thinking of students as 'consumers', but when students pay tuition fees, they enter into a consumer...
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Tue 28 Feb 2017

new revision space for students in exam season

Pressures on space is nothing new this year. By this point, we all know about the University’s plan...
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Tue 21 Feb 2017

bring reading lists into the 21st century

In our recent flash poll we asked students what they think they should be paying for. 59% of students who...
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Tue 14 Feb 2017

freeze the fees

For today only, we’re hosting our fake open day in Union House.   ‘Buy...
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Tue 07 Feb 2017

#UEAisUnited - Increase the number of scholarships for refugees

a joint blog with Malaika Jaovisidha, International Students' Officer We’re calling on UEA to increase the number...
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Tue 31 Jan 2017

Let's bring down academic costs on campus

With UEA’s tuition fees set to rise to £9,250 this September, and to continue climbing in...
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Tue 24 Jan 2017

transforming education awards: nominations open

I know you might not think it from reading my blog, but the SU is not just here to campaign...
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Tue 17 Jan 2017

Your study abroad experience

Studying abroad is a fantastic opportunity, and for years UEA has maintained an extensive exchange network with over 160 universities...
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Tue 13 Dec 2016

fighting tuition fee rises

There is a funding gap in higher education institutions, and student debt is filling that gap. By next year, Universities...
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Tue 06 Dec 2016

we care about your academic interests!

I’ve been working hard to try and work out what academic issues are most affecting UEA students. Though...
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Tue 29 Nov 2016

we demand a better library

Over 6,000 of you voted in the academic polls, and – after a lot of counting – the results...
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Tue 22 Nov 2016

closing the gap between teaching excellence and degree quality

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been reviewing the feedback from the 2016 National Student Survey, which took...
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Tue 15 Nov 2016

help for health science students

After receiving feedback from health science students, I’m doing much more to support them this year. Last year...
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