UEA’s postgraduate research students are at the heart of our fantastic research community.

Every year we welcome students from all over the world to come and be a part of our world leading and world changing research.

From what a typical day could include, to their favourite moments along the way, meet our research students to get their view on what it’s like to study here at UEA.

Get to know our students and be inspired by their stories


Hear why our students chose UEA alongside tips on finding a supervisor

My research looks at how financial stress impacts the wellbeing of health professional students (medical, nursing and allied health professional students) with a special focus on students who are widening participation.

Read Vicky's story

My research focuses on the late work of the American artist Philip Guston.

Read Benjamin's story

Fiona completed a BSc in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, and an MSc in Rehabilitation Psychology at the University of Nottingham prior to starting her PhD at UEA.

Read Fiona's story

I did my MA in Creative Writing at UEA, and loved it so much I didn’t want to leave, so I decided to apply for a PhD as well. 

Read Jasmin's story


Find out more about Postgraduate Research degrees



Connect with our PhD researchers on Unibuddy. Read their blogs or chat directly to ask any questions.

We welcome applications throughout the year. Explore our Postgraduate Research options or get in touch with us to enquire about relevant opportunities.