Enrichment events - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Enrichment events - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Why do you charge for your events?

The University does not receive any government funding to run events for high achieving students. We charge to cover our running costs and to ensure that we can continue to run such events. We offer a discount of 25% for school bookings where a minimum of eight students are booked to attend an event, taking the total cost per person to £15.00 instead of £20.00 (price for individual bookings).

Are there free places available?

Free places and support with travel costs are available on all our events to young people from a household with an income of below £25,000 or who are in care. If you are unsure about a student's or your financial circumstances, please get in touch.

How do I book places?

Visit our events listing page and click on the 'book now' link (individual or school group booking) within individual events.

Does a teacher need to accompany students to enrichment events?

Students are welcome to attend our events unaccompanied by a member of school staff. DBS checked student ambassadors supervise students for the duration of their visit to the UEA campus.

We expect all students attending enrichment events to adhere to our code of behaviour.

Do students have to wear school uniform?

No, we do not require students to wear school uniform to our events.

Do you provide lunch for students?

Lunch is provided on some paid for events.  You will be given information on lunch provision before the event. For our free events, students can purchase food on campus, but we recommend they bring a packed lunch. An area to eat lunch will be provided on all events.

Why don't you offer more events for pre-GCSE students?

Enrichment events are designed to give students a taste of university level study. Academic sessions are pitched at first year undergraduate level.

Will attending an Enrichment event help me with my UCAS application to UEA?

Enrichment events are run independently of our admissions office, so therefore attendance at our events does not affect the decision made about a student's application. However, including these events on a personal statement can enhance an application to university.

Can you run your events in my school?

Unfortunately the Enrichment team are not able to organise bespoke events for school groups.

Can I bring my whole class to an event?

We aim for our events to be as diverse as possible, to enhance the student's experience and give them a realistic taste of what university will be like. Therefore we encourage student's from a variety of schools to attend each session and initially limit group bookings (please see event details for group size limits). However our Higher Education Advisory Team may be able to organise a campus visit for your school and can be emailed at schools@uea.ac.uk

How do I get to UEA?

Details of how to get to the UEA can be found on the getting to UEA page. Once you are at the University, our campus map will help you find us.

Can I park a school mini bus on campus?

Details of parking will be sent to you after you have booked on an event. In most cases it is possible to park in our Main Car Park – if this isn't possible, our security lodge situated on the University Drive will be able to advise you where on campus to park. For students' attending unaccompanied, we recommend the use of public transport wherever possible.

How can I keep up to date with your events?

If you would like to receive regular updates on our events, including a termly programme of events, please join our mailing list.

I can no longer attend an enrichment event, can I claim a refund?

Please visit our terms and conditions to view our full refund policy.

Please contact the enrichment team as soon as you know that you are unable to attend an event.