At UEA we can provide many of the facilities you might need right here on campus At UEA we can provide many of the facilities you might need right here on campus

Catering facilities

Restaurant facilities on campus provide everything from a simple coffee and sandwich to a full meal at eateries Blend, Zest, Vista, Café Direct, Cafe 57 and the Sainsbury Centre Gallery Cafe. Fresh, locally sourced and Fairtrade ingredients are encouraged and used wherever possible.

Disabled facilities

The campus is generally accessible although wheelchair users sometimes have to take an alternative route. 

Medical Centre

The purpose-built campus Medical Centre provides a full range of medical services.

Sainsbury Centre

The Sainsbury Centre is an inspirational public art museum at the University of East Anglia. The Norman Foster building houses the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection comprising modern work by artists such as Henry Moore, John Davies, Alberto Giacometti and Francis Bacon, as well as art from Africa, the Pacific, the Americas, Asia, Egypt, medieval Europe and the ancient Mediterranean.


The UEA campus is home to a variety of shops, including a large food store which includes a Post Office, a Waterstones book shop and a pharmacy. Other facilities on campus include a bank and a 24-hour laundrette.

Student Union

The UEA Student Union runs the prestigious LCR and Waterfront venues, as well as many other commercial enterprises on campus including the £1.2 million recently refurbished Union Pub and Bar, the Hive, the Scholars Bar, and a variety of eateries, cafes and shops.


Sportspark is the biggest university indoor sports centre in Britain with international standard facilities.

There is a 30m 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.

Woodlands, walks and acres of green space

UEA is located within over 360 acres of landscape, including woodland, footpaths, a man-made lake known locally as 'the UEA Broad' and playing fields for soccer, rugby, cricket, lacrosse, American football and baseball. There are a whole host of sporting clubs, societies and events, including the weekly SportsNight, held in the Union Bar every Wednesday. Visit the Student Union pages for more details.