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Student Support Service

The Student Support Service at UEA provides students and staff with support for a wide range of academic and health issues. Visit 

Parental, Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave

The University has policies in place to support those with changing family circumstances. Visit the appropriate link for full information:

- Parental leave
- Maternity, Adoption, Paternity and Shared leave


The UEA has an on-site Nursery available to staff and students. See their website for more information.  We have a family room in the basement of the Elizabeth Fry Building which is fitted out for nursing mothers. To access this room contact the Hub in the EFB on 01603 597578.

PhD Students

We provide support and mentoring for PhD students. This is delivered by the Personal and Professional Development Programme.  For more information see the Personal and Professional Development website, Sci PPD calendar and the Careers website.


We offer support for undergraduate career development. Contact Dr Sheng Qi – Director of Employability:  Also see the Careers website for more information on how the university can help you in your future career. 

We run ‘coffee time mentoring' where you can have an informal chat with the postgraduate careers officer for career options and advice. Contact Rachael Rose.

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