Barcelona, baby! Where I want to go after lockdown – 19/05/2020

Before Covid-19 hit Britain, I had been planning a four-day-long trip to sunny Barcelona to celebrate the end of my degree. Ironically, Spain and Barcelona, in particular, have been horribly affected by the virus outbreak. As my end of assignment trip has been taken away from me, I find that dreaming about going on this …

Uproar as Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as treatment for Covid-19 – 05/05/2020

During a White House coronavirus briefing, President Trump was presented with government-led research which indicated that the deadly coronavirus was weakened when confronted with intense sunlight, heat and disinfectant. The US President had asked William Bryan, Head of Science and Technology for DHS, to study UV light’s effect on coronavirus. Trump supposed that if the …

Lecture Capture technology is introduced on campus – 10/03/20

Catering for students with invisible disabilities is an ongoing issue at UEA, with more students requiring lecture capture technology in order to assist them with their studies. The process of setting up lecture capture technology at UEA has been ongoing for many years. Both Jenna Chapman and Callum Perry (Undergraduate education officers for the last …

Is Coronavirus keeping us grounded? – 10/03/20

Coronavirus has massively impacted the travel industry through its disruption of airlines, student holidays and international study. Currently, over 95,600 cases have been confirmed worldwide. Around 3,285 deaths have been recorded so far. 85 countries have been impacted in total. However, almost 54,000 have been recorded as recovering from symptoms, others are recovering within quarantine. …