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University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus university located in 320 acres of parkland on the outskirts of Norwich. It is home to Norwich Research Park, one of Europe’s biggest community of researchers in the area of environment, health and plant science.

As a campus university, students can access everything they need within walking distance of the universities halls of residence. On the campus students can find a bank, bars, shop, cafes, a post office, launderette, a book shop and a bike shop – all within minutes of each other.

Located just 15 minutes from the vibrant city of Norwich which is rich in history and culture, students have  plenty to see and do. UEA is easy to access and is just one hour to Cambridge and less than two hours to London, by train. Norwich also has its own international airport, located just 20 minutes from UEA by car.

The university has long been successful in the league tables and consistently ranks in the top 25, most recently UEA ranked 25th in the Complete University Guide 2021.

Its teaching is of the highest quality, UEA received Gold in the new Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017 – 2021) – the Government’s new method of assessing the quality of teaching delivered by higher education providers.

For sports enthusiasts, UEA’s campus Sportspark has a huge range of facilities, from an Olympic sized swimming pool and 400m, 8 lane athletics track, to indoor and outdoor courts and pitches. With more than 200 clubs and societies on offer, ranging from rock climbing or cheerleading and law to laser, there is something for everyone.

Other notable fixtures include The Sainsbury’s Centre for Visual Arts, a famous public art museum located on campus. The Uni also hosts an international Literary Festival which has hosted world renowned authors such as Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro and Anne Enright (all alumni of UEA’s Creative Writing course).

Our student reviewers generally enjoyed their time studying at UEA, with a number planning to stay at the institution to continue their studies.

University of East Anglia students on Whatuni say:

“It’s been great. lots of opportunities to get involved and have a good time. There’s something for everyone. I’ve loved the choir, triathlon, getting involved in medical committees. Still lots to explore. Also, Norwich is great.”

“My university experience has been amazing. It has challenged me and pushed me to places I couldn’t imagine going and taught me so much, not only in course content, but also in terms of personal and life skills. I’ve had a very enjoyable time and I can’t wait for the next step”

“It’s been fun, I have been able to try different activities and my course has been good. The academic support I have received has been very very good, I really like my academic staff and my adviser is very helpful.”

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