Huge congratulations on your offer to study at UEA! 

Now you have been offered a place to study with us, it’s time to get excited about your new adventure.
We can’t wait for you to join us, but until then you’re probably wondering – what's next?

Here are some of the things you need to consider before you arrive but most importantly - it’s time to accept your place!

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Your next steps

Accept your offer

If you haven't already done so, it's time to accept your offer.

If you are an international student you will need a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) to apply for a student visa. UEA will start to issue CAS letters from June onwards to students with unconditional offers who have paid their deposit.

Once you have accepted your offer you can find out the next steps you can take before you arrive at UEA, such as sending documentation or confirming your accommodation.

It's easy to accept your offer, log-in to the application portal and follow the instructions.

If you have any questions you can talk to our students, staff or arrange to meet one of our international team via the Questions page.

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Secure a scholarship

It’s time to think about funding your postgraduate degree.

At UEA, we believe finance should never be a barrier, so there are plenty of funding options available to you. You can also apply for our wide range of scholarships, which cover numerous courses, countries for international students and more – don't miss out.

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Apply for accommodation

Apply for your room at UEA before 31 July.

This gives you the best chance of gaining an accommodation offer and would ensure the guarantee of an offer for International Students.

When making your accommodation application, you will be asked to submit your room preferences in order of priority. Provided your form is submitted on time, you will receive your room allocation from early August.

Apply for your room now

When? By 31 July

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Pay your deposit

International Students Only
International students are asked to pay a deposit towards tuition fees by 31 July.

This is required before we issue a CAS and ensures you have the guarantee of a UEA accommodation offer.

Please note that we require funds cleared in our account by the 31 July and that you should make your payment before this date if at all possible. Early payment of your deposit will allow for timely processing of CAS letters if you are eligible.

Choose how to pay your deposit

When? By 31 July

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Accept your UEA accommodation offer

Most UEA accommodation offers will be sent during August.

Be sure to keep an eye on your emails during this time. Once you have received our accommodation offer you have 48 hours to respond to it either accepting or declining the offer.

When? During August

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Go unconditional

If you have a conditional offer, send in documentation to us when you have it to become unconditional.

If you have any questions or problems about this, be sure to email us at If you have an English language condition, you may wish to arrive early for an INTO UEA Pre-Sessional English course.

When? Before September

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Receive your CAS & apply for your visa

International students only
You’ll need a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) to apply for a student visa.

UEA will start to issue CAS letters from June onwards to students with unconditional offers who have paid their deposit.

At this stage we may also ask you to provide the documentation that you will use in your visa application. We may also request that you provide evidence of cost of living funds cleared in your account for a 30 day period. We check this in order to provide you with the best opportunity of receiving your study visa.

Access student visa support

When? Before September

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Book your Airport Collection

International students only
We run a collection service from London Heathrow Airport in mid-September each year.

Although you can fly into Norwich airport,  those wishing to arrive at London Heathrow can book onto our coaches too.

Times and booking information will be emailed to you .

When? September

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Keep an eye on your email

We'll be in touch during August and September with all you need to know before you arrive at UEA.

About a month before your start date, you will get a registration email. Once you've registered online and have received your UEA account details, you will be able to connect with your School and start preparing for your course.

When? September

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Join a Pre-Departure Webinar

For international students
All postgraduate offer-holders will be invited to our Pre-Departure Briefings.

Joining one of them will provide the perfect opportunity for detailed guidance and information on your preparations for UEA, as well as giving you the chance to ask questions. Keep an eye on your emails for the invites.

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Join our Offer Holder Unibuddy Community

Get to know other UEA applicants

Talk to people who are joining UEA at the same time as you, so you can make friends before you arrive on campus! You'll receive an invitation to your exclusive Unibuddy Postgraduate Offer Holder Community in your emails from UEA.

Join Unibuddy

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Ready to accept your place?

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