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Degree apprenticeships - a new way to learn at UEA

HSC welcomed its first cohort of degree apprenticeship students this week, with more than 20 beginning their studies on the new Registered Nurse course.

Princess Royal visits NRP

The Princess Royal, as Royal Patron of the Motor Neurone Disease Association, visited the NNUH on 31 January.

Postgraduate Taught Open Event 24 January

The 2018 UEA PG Open Event is confirmed for Wednesday 24 January. Please encourage your students to register.

Understanding Migration: How can qualitative research methods help?

The annual UEA Qualitative Research Methods Symposium will be held on Thursday 12 April in the Julian Study Centre, exploring how qualitative research methods can help us to understand migration.

HSC Alumna Fiona Springall has article accepted for publishing

HSC Alumna Fiona Springall’s article Proposing a service improvement initiative to enhance end of life care for people with learning disabilities has been accepted for publishing by Nursing Standard.

NIHR ICA Clinical Doctoral Fellowship at UEA

Caroline Miller, a clinical specialist upper limb physiotherapist from QEH Birmingham, has been awarded an NIHR ICA Clinical Doctoral Fellowship at UEA for 4 years.

Reducing Resistiveness and enhancing engagement in personal care in severe dementia

Dr Tamara Backhouse has been awarded £208,824 for a 3-year, full-time fellowship funded by the Alzheimer’s Society looking at resistiveness-to-care.

Project ASSENT

The Project ASSENT team, led by Dr Karen Bunning, has been awarded £378,204 to look into how adults with impairments of are included within the governance frameworks for research in England and Wales.

Midwifery Students Run For Leeway

Two UEA Midwifery students are preparing to take on the Brighton Marathon in April next year, raising money for local domestic abuse charity Leeway.

UEA nursing graduate finalist in national award

Having only qualified 18 months ago, 24-year old Callum Metcalfe was one of just 12 nurses shortlisted from more than 1,000 applicants in a “rising star” category of the Nursing Times Awards.

Enhance your career choices with a postgraduate degree

If you’re a current undergraduate student, there are some excellent opportunities to take your learning further with us.

Graduation 2017

Congratulations to all our students who graduated this year and welcome to our new honorary graduands.

More paramedics qualify from HSC to save lives

The number of paramedics working in Norfolk and Suffolk has been boosted by almost 100 as more Paramedic students graduated this summer from the School of Health sciences.

HSC Lecturer awarded a University Teaching Fellowship

We are delighted to announce that HSC lecturer, Rebekah Hill, has been awarded a three year University Teaching Fellowship.

Health Sciences success at UEA Engagement Awards

The School of Health Sciences had three winners in this year's UEA Engagement Awards.

Stay right where you are

If you’re thinking about Postgraduate study, UEA has a range of Postgraduate Scholarships available for entry in September 2017 across all subject areas.


One of our amazing BSc Adult Nursing students, Emily Bowdren, is off to West Bengal to provide much needed healthcare.

Approved provider of higher and degree apprenticeships

The School of Health Sciences, UEA is an approved provider of higher and degree apprenticeships.

UEA achieves highest ever league table ranking

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has risen two places to 12th position in the prestigious Complete University Guide league table, its highest-ever national ranking.

MSc Advanced Professional Practice

We are pleased to announce the recent approval of our re-designed MSc Advanced Professional Practice programme which will be offered form 2017-18.