University Guide

University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia is in Norwich and was established in 1963. It is a campus university in an attractive environment and attracts around 17,000 to study there each year.

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University of East Anglia

The overview

The main things you need to know about studying at the University of East Anglia.

  • Rankings

    The University of East Anglia ranks in the top 300 in the Times HIgher Education Rankings for 2024.

  • Employability

    The University embeds employability skills within degrees and has a Graduate Job Programme in association with local employers to give a recruitment opportunities for students. As part of the degree, students can also be awarded employability prizes and also supports students in the Universities Business Challenge.

  • Fees

    Home fees are £9250 for full time undergraduates and between £19,100 and £39,550 for international students. (2024)

  • Bursaries

    The university offers prizes, bursaries scholarships, and studentships to students. An Undergraduate Scholarship finder can be used to search between the 42 scholarships available here and information about support for Care Leavers can be found here.


The University Accommodation Finder shows several accommodation types from en suite to shared bathroom both on campus and in the city. Prices range from £90.30 for an en suite twin room to £194.04 for an en suite in Barton Hickling Crome. The full list can be found here:

Students' Union

The Students’ Union is in the heart of the university campus and plays a key role in the social life of students at UEA. It offers near 200 societies and 60 different sports clubs.

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University of East Anglia Students' Union
University of East Anglia Students' Union

Famous for

Alumni include Nobel Prize winner Micheal Houghton and actor Matt Smith.


The University of East Anglia (UEA) has been named among the world’s top universities for health and wellbeing for its students and wider society in a global sustainability ranking table released Tuesday 5 December. UEA ranked =14th (inside the top 1% of institutions globally) in its ‘Health and Wellbeing’ metric, which ‘assesses an institution’s commitment to improving the health and wellbeing not only of its students, but society more widely’.

Accommodation for Students says

"The university is set in an attractive campus environment with views of the stunning countryside. It is a short distance to the vibrant medieval city of Norwich - definitely a place to live, study and thrive".

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