University of East Anglia

City/Town: Norwich 

Region: East of England

Level of study:

  • Pre-university academics 
  • Pathways to higher education 
  • Undergraduate 
  • Postgraduate taught course 
  • Postgraduate research (e.g. MPhil, PhD)
  • English course 

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university situated in an award-winning 320 acre EcoCampus just two miles from the centre of the historic cathedral city of Norwich, and within two hours of London. With internationally renowned faculties of study in Arts and Humanities, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science and Social Sciences, the University enjoys worldwide recognition for its academic achievements and attracts students from over 120 countries to study on campus.

The University was founded in the 1963 and gained its Royal Charter in 1964. It has a student population of over 15,000, of whom around 2,500 are from outside the UK. Of over 150 degree awarding institutions in the country, UEA is consistently ranked in the top 20 for most academic subjects. The University has been voted in the top 5 amongst mainstream English Universities for Student Satisfaction for 10 years running and is currently ranked within the UK Top 20 universities in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. The University is part of the Norwich Research Park, home to over 1,000 scientists working in several world ranked institutions.

UEA Campus offers a wide range of shops and services including a supermarket, post office, bookshop, ticket agency, a major bank, six cafes/restaurants, a nursery and the University medical centre with a dentist and pharmacy. The Campus also includes the £30 million Sportspark and Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. The University library provides its students with 800,000 books and journals, 1,000 study places and 1,000 computers. There is 24 hour access to a large number of networked PCs and wireless internet access is available for laptop users. In addition to studying, UEA students can participate in over 200 clubs and societies or enjoy the vibrant culture of the campus, including literary festivals, theatrical performances, live music and the international ‘Going Global’ week.

The university’s award-winning accommodation includes a wide range of options to suit different budgets. Starting at just £84 per week, the accommodation is some of the cheapest and best value in the UK. Ensuite rooms are available on campus and in the university village. Standard rooms in the unique ‘ziggurats’ offer stunning views of UEA’s broad and parkland.

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is ranked within the:

  • The Complete University Guide 2018: 12th
  • The Times Good University Guide 2017: 13th
  • The Guardian 2019: 18th
  • Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017: equal 15th
  • Teaching Excellence Framework: Gold