Ana Kanhasuwan

My name is Ana Kanhasuwan and I’m currently in first year of the Medicine course here at UEA, having previously completed my education including A levels in Bangkok, Thailand.

I primarily chose UEA because of its highly rated student satisfaction as shown in the National Student Survey and also as a Top 15 university in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide (2015). This was characterised by a unique course structure where small group seminars are emphasised alongside early clinical placements provided for all students.

Another major factor that really attracted me to UEA was the modern and progressive mindset the university has. This is something that I felt would prepare me for the ever-changing demands from different industries, which I believe, will facilitate a unique perspective to my career in the future.

My favourite part of studying at UEA has by far been the lifestyle here. Arriving at UEA I was very impressed with the campus atmosphere, the greenery and wildlife on campus grounds were simply stunning. The environment on campus really facilitates peer learning and also motivation to study, for instance there are bookable individual and group study rooms throughout campus which always comes in very handy for group work and exam revision sessions towards exam season.

In terms of transport, Norwich is only 2 hours from London by train and also has its own international airport with flights to Amsterdam amongst other routes providing an option of flying back to Thailand from Norwich without the need for transfer to London Heathrow Airport.

I have found Norwich a very lively city, even though small and self-contained, it never fails to pleasantly surprise me. With art, history and night life there is truly something for everyone to explore. Living in Norwich has been a nice getaway from the busy streets of Bangkok and I am sure that any Thai student from UEA would agree that even though we are far from the comfort of home, there are plenty of amazing Thai restaurants and shops in Norwich that will bring us straight back home any time we miss it.

If you have any queries about applications, campus life or UEA in general, why not chat to me directly through the Ask a Student platform. Please do not hesitate to contact me at or through the Thai Students Facebook page.

Accepted Qualifications

  • Holders of the M6 School Leaving Certificate, with a recognised foundation/access/bridging qualification, are considered for direct entry to Bachelor Degree courses.

    Institute of Technology and Vocational Education, certificate and diploma holders are considered for entry to Bachelor degree courses.

    Diploma of Vocational Education holders and university students having successfully completed the first year of a Thai degree course will be considered for entry to the first year of Bachelor degree courses.

    Holders of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or six IB Subject Certificates (including at least three at the higher level) with a minimum total of 32 - 35 points, or A - Levels obtained locally, will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor Degree courses.

    Applicants with qualifications more advanced than those above may be considered for exemptions to year one of Bachelor degree programmes .

  • Holders of a Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 2.7 will be considered for graduate study, either graduate diploma or Masters degree programmes, applicants with a minimum GPA 3+ may be considered for direct entry to PhD studies.

    Holders of a Masters degree will be considered for PhD study.

  • Undergraduate:

    Test Score
    IELTS* 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in each component
    PEARSON ACADEMIC (all components)* 50 overall with minimum of 42 in each component



    Test Score
    IELTS* 6.0 overall with minimum of 5.5 in only two components and 6.0 in the others
    PEARSON ACADEMIC (all components)* 50 overall with minimum of 42 in only two components and 48 in the others


    *We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications

    *Those not meeting the above English language requirements are encouraged to consider and English Language programme at INTO UEA in preparation for our degree courses.


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UEA Postgraduate Open Day - Online

Join us for one of our Virtual Open Days to go further and discover your next steps to a postgraduate qualification. Our open day events are designed to offer comprehensive information on our degrees, funding and application processes.
Location: Online
Cost: Free
Date: 23/11/2020-26/11/2020

THAILAND: Hands On Study Abroad Exhibition - 13 February 2021

Name: Hands On Study Abroad Exhibition 

Location: Sofitel Sukhumvit Hotel, Bangkok

Register: Link

Date: 13/02/2021

Time: 13:00-19:00

THAILAND: HandsOn - UK Universities Interview Day

Name: HandsOn - UK Universities Interview Day

Location: Bangkok

Register: Contact Hands-On Thailand for Appointment

Date: 13/03/2021

Time: 2pm - 6pm

THAILAND: SI-UK Exhibition

Date: 23rd January 2021

Time: 3pm - 7pm

Location: Online


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