The purpose-built campus Medical Centre provides a full range of medical services for students who register as patients. In addition to general practice services, the Centre provides a range of specialist clinics and visiting practitioners.
There is also a Boots pharmacy on campus and a dental service offering NHS treatment to students and their families.
The University’s on-site nursery enjoys an excellent reputation among parents and OFSTED inspectors alike. Caring and qualified staff provide a range of stimulating activities in purpose-built premises with superb facilities for babies and children from six weeks to school age.
The University is committed to promoting a positive attitude to disabled people and to creating the conditions in which all students can participate fully in the academic, social and recreational life of the University.
The campus is generally accessible although wheelchair users sometimes have to take an alternative route. The University has a rolling programme of improvements to existing facilities and aims to incorporate high standards of disabled access into all new buildings.
University accommodation caters for a range of needs with well designed rooms for wheelchair users, students with allergies and breathing problems, and hearing impairment. Carers can also be accommodated and assistance dogs are welcome.
The Careers Centre provides impartial information, advice, support and guidance for undergraduates, graduates, post graduates, researchers, staff, researchers and employers, covering everything from further study to professional training.
As well as regular careers fairs, training workshops, and one-to-one guidance, the service has recently opened an Employability drop-in centre on The Square to help students and graduates find student employment, volunteering opportunities and graduate level careers.
UEA Chaplaincy provides a centre for quiet reflection, worship and conversation between students and staff of all faiths or none. Facilities include a large Common Room with easy chairs and a kitchen, a Quiet Room for individuals or small groups to spend time in contemplation or prayer, and a large Meeting Room for group meetings and religious services.
The Dean of Students’ Office offers wide-ranging advice and guidance to any student who is experiencing difficulties or who wishes to make the most of the opportunities available to them at UEA. It also works with staff across the University to help them respond effectively to students.
The University Counselling Service aims to enable students to achieve their academic and personal goals by providing confidential counselling and support for any difficulties encountered while at UEA. A confidential service for staff is also offered for those looking for assistance with personal or work related problems.
This is a confidential listening service funded by the Union and run by UEA students for students. You can call at any time between 8pm-8am if you are feeling lonely, worried or just want someone to talk to.
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