After getting the go-ahead to build in 1960, the Earlham golf course was chosen as the site of the permanent campus and work began in 1961.The university was originally based in the present-day University Village - with teaching space for about 1200 students - and admitted its' first cohort of 87 students in 1963. UEA welcomed its first Vice-Chancellor, Frank Thistlethwaite at this time.
UEA is 10th in the UK for the quality of its research and 21st overall amongst mainstream British institutions (REF 2014), UEA research is embedded in our outstanding teaching and connects our world-leading academics with society, government and industry.
MyCareerCentral (or MyCC) is a free online resource that employers can use to directly engage with our 15,000+ current students and about 4,000 recent graduates registered with the service. Advertise your vacancies for free and browse the other services that we offer. It's not only about full-time careers though; you can also advertise part-time jobs, work experience opportunities, volunteering placements and more.
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at University of East Anglia London!
To support all students not from the UK, the University has a designated International Student Advisory Team (ISAT) to provide advice and guidance while you are studying at UEA. The team has International Student Advisors available to provide advice and help on many issues. ISAT also provide other opportunities to enrich your experience in the UK.
Living in residences is a university experience not to be missed, especially if this is your first time living away from home. Our undergraduate accommodation is among the best in the country. It was voted number one in the UK by the What Uni Student Choice Awards in 2011 and our research also shows that we have some of the best value student accommodation compared to the UK's other top 30 universities.
There are 233 pcs available in the Library building in open access areas. There are also some bookable individual study rooms with PCs. There are two Study Rooms for Postgraduate Students on Floor 2 of the Library. One room is for Research Postgraduates and the other is for Taught Postgraduate. These rooms have campus card access.
IT Services provides software for computers in offices and IT Areas as well as applications you can install on your own computer. We also manage site licensed software and license and purchasing agreements for most of the software used on campus.
Our health services and primary care research is focused on identifying factors impairing the quality of care in the UK and other countries, and identifying health technologies and ways of delivering them that are effective, efficient, equitable and acceptable. Health services research is mostly done through the Department of Population Health and Primary Care.
The campus is located in 320 acres of rolling parkland just two miles from the centre of Norwich, the cathedral city, and England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. This uniquely-placed University is also a leading member of Norwich Research Park, one of Europe's biggest concentrations of researchers in the fields of environment, health and plant science.
There is a 50m Olympic size pool, 12 badminton courts, an 8-lane athletics track, six floodlit hockey and soccer pitches as well as a state-of-the-art gym. Add to that the 10x28m climbing wall, 5 squash courts, newly-equipped gymnastics centre, 6 tennis courts and 40 acres of playing fields, and you can see why Sportspark is a one-stop sporting destination. There are loads more on offer so pop along and investigate further.
Joining in is part of the fun of student life and there are more than 200 clubs and societies at UEA (voted first place in the WhatUni student choice awards 2014), which will allow you to meet others with shared interests, whether it's climate change, drama, photography, music or basketball. All of these groups are open to all students – so why not get involved? Membership is not just the best way to meet people but it enhances your CV too.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.