University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia

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University of East Anglia Ranking

21

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University of East Anglia Location

East England

University of East Anglia

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University Ranking

21

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East England

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Key Information
Location Norwich, England
Established 1963
Percent International Students 19.5%
Famous For Management, Law, Computing
International Fees £16,100-19,400
Key Information
Location Norwich, England
Established 1963
Percent International Students 19.5%
Famous For Management, Law, Computing
International Fees £16,100-19,400

Overview

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university based in a campus which provides world-class academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students from more than 100 countries.

The University is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2021) and its teaching is of the highest quality having ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017-2021).

Located in 300 acres of parkland, UEA is just three miles from the vibrant and historic city of Norwich. UEA’s mini-city campus has everything you need in one place. The safe campus boasts a wide range of accommodation, the Sainsbury’s Centre for Visual Arts; a state- of-the-art public art gallery and a renowned campus sports facilities in its Sportspark.

With international standards of excellence in teaching and research, outstanding facilities and comprehensive support, the University of East Anglia offers a truly unrivalled study experience.

Services for International Students

The International Student Advisory Team provides information, support and advice to all international students and their families throughout their time at UEA.

A pre-departure guide provides useful and practical details about obtaining a visa, travelling to Norwich and the campus. During arrival week, the Student Advice Team will organise orientation programmes, hold events and also offer the opportunity to apply for a UK buddy through the UEA Friends scheme in an effort to help settle into university life.

There is a programme of social events and trips throughout the year, and all international students are kept up to date with important news and advice through the International Student email list. The Advisory Team maintains close links with organisations such as the Home Office and the British Council to ensure that the concerns and needs of East Anglia's international student community are well represented.

Ranking

  • 21st in the Times University Guide 2021
  • 38th in the Guardian University Guide 2021
  • 200th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021
  • 333rd in the QS World University Rankings 2021

UEA is well known for a wide range of disciplines, including the first creative writing course in the UK. It is also famed for its cutting edge environmental science research. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, University of East Anglia ranked 10th in the UK for the quality of its research outputs (Times Higher REF Analysis 2014).

Accommodation

New international students applying before the deadline are guaranteed accommodation, with a wide range of options and more than 3,000 rooms. The University of East Anglia offers some of the best value university accommodation in the UK, offering both en suite bedrooms and shared bathrooms, each with its own kitchen and dining area.

Private rented accommodation in Norfolk is available, as well as homestays with English families living nearby.

Location

UEA is a campus university set across 300 acres of rolling parkland just two miles from the city centre of Norwich. The campus and its grounds offer plenty of green spaces to study, explore or enjoy the beauty of the parkland, woods and the Broad lake.

UEA is easily reached by road, rail and air. It is well served by Norwich International Airport and is less than two hours by train from London. The city is a major regional centre that attracts many thousands of visitors each week to enjoy shopping and social activities. The University of East Anglia is located on the south-west side of the city, just 15 minutes from the centre, and is served by regular bus services throughout the day and night. Norwich airport has connecting links to many major UK airports, which then takes just 10-15 minutes upon arrival to reach the university campus.

Alumni

  • Dr Michael Houghton (Biological Scientist, Nobel Laureate)
  • Kazuo Ishiguro (Author, Nobel Laureate)
  • Sir Paul Nurse (President of the Royal Society, Nobel Laureate)
  • Ian McEwan (Author)
  • Matt Smith (Actor)

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