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The University of East Anglia was founded in 1963 and is located in Norwich, England. It has a very strong reputation, particularly in Creative Writing and the Environmental Sciences; and it is currently ranked in the UK top 20 and within the top 1% of universities in the world. UEA also ranks consistently in the top 10 for Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey. It is a campus university, with excellent on campus dining, accommodation and the world class Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts; an art museum with teaching and research facilities. Located in the heart of campus are cafes and restaurants, a Barclays bank branch, a Waterstones bookshop, the Student Union Building, the LCR (a large music and entertainment venue), Careers Central, and the Dean of Students (a student service/support centre). Accommodation is scattered around the campus, each providing students with a shared kitchen and many single or double occupancy rooms; international students are guaranteed on campus accommodation.

Norwich is located just two hours from London by train, 30 minutes away from stunning beaches on the Norfolk coast, and 40 minutes by plane to Amsterdam. Norwich was voted one of the best small cities in the world by The Times Good University Guide, and has a thriving arts community and a renowned music and cultural scene. Additionally, Norwich has been ranked as one of the premier shopping cities in the UK, offering a range of shops from independent boutiques to high street retailers such as Apple and Hollister.

If you would like to find out more about studying at the University of East Anglia, please contact one of our Across The Pond Advisors.

Student population: 15,000

Number of international students: 3,500

City population: 215,000

Location: Norwich, UK in Eastern England – it is an urban experience in a rural setting

Closest airports: Norwich International Airport, London Stansted

Date of establishment: 1963

Areas of expertise:  Art History, Creative Writing, Drama, Environment Sciences, International Development, Media, Pharmacy.

Cost of Tuition per year: Starting at £15,300 (2018/19)

Accommodation cost: Starting at £76.93 per week

Notable alumni:

  • UEA Alumni include actors John Rhys-Davies who played the dwarf Gimli in The Lord of The Rings trilogy
  • Matt Smith who played the 11th Doctor Who in the BBC sci-fi series
  • Award winning novelists Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Paul Nurse who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine

Across The Pond Scholarship Now Open

Across The Pond has partnered with seven of its partner universities to offer Across The Pond students ONLY the chance to win a scholarship.

This isn’t your typical scholarship application, however.

While we are interested in understanding your financial need, we are more interested in your excitement about studying in the UK. In other words, this is a fun application!

Show us why you deserve this scholarship in a way that uniquely reflects you as a student.  Share your enthusiasm and excitement for this coming adventure in a creative, entertaining way. 

10 Reasons to Choose UEA’s MBA Program

The University of East Anglia’s fully accredited, full-time MBA program is a unique and highly relevant management qualification, which has accelerated change in the careers of many international students. The three specialist streams – Economics and Finance, Strategic Carbon Management and Brand Leadership – allow students to study areas for which the University has a world class reputation.  Here are ten more reasons why you should consider UEA’s MBA:

Join us for Destination Britain, Canada's Biggest UK Only Student Fair!

Join the Across The Pond Canada team from 9:30am to 4pm on Saturday 27 February 2016 at the Delta Downtown in Toronto (75 Lower Simcoe  St.).

At this event you can discover exciting universities in England, Scotland and Wales, and learn more about the various study opportunities available; meet with representatives from a number of our university partners and discuss your requirements with our team of expert student advisors; and arrange a one-to-one advising session or attend one of our information workshops.

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