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UEA is a campus based university with a student population of 16,000 and is home to more than 4000 International and EU students from over 120 countries. You can meet our staff and students at various events around the world and in the UK.

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We regularly attend events in your country, please register your interest and we’ll keep you updated of our visit plans. Alternatively, keep checking this page for details of future events. 

If you are planning a trip to the UK, why not come and pay us a visit?

The university offers Visit Days and Campus Tours throughout the year. Our tours are geared towards giving international visitors the opportunity to experience our unique surroundings and first-class facilities.

See what life is like on our campus and in Norwich and Norfolk.

Meet Your Ambassador

Christopher Richardson

Engineering Student

Hi everyone, my name is Christopher Richardson, and I’m a 3rd year BEng Energy Engineering student. I grew up and studied in Malaysia all the way up to A-Levels before deciding that I wanted to see more of what the world had to offer. I ended up choosing to study at UEA for many reasons; the eye-catching architecture, the great reviews and rankings, as well as the good scholarship opportunities available at the university.

Two and a half years later, I can honestly say that studying overseas has been a profound experience. The maturity and independence that comes with living in a whole new part of the world is invaluable, as are the friends and fun times I’ve had.

UEA places a lot of importance on student satisfaction and wellbeing, with designated advisors, the option to schedule meetings with lecturers outside classes, and even designated wardens to help with on-campus accommodation. The Career Central on campus is also a brilliant place for students to keep up to date with jobs both on and off campus, and me and many of my friends have gotten jobs and internships there. There are also a bunch of different ways to enrich your university life on campus. As a casual swimmer, I most enjoy the Olympic-sized pool in the Sports Park and have headed there for an after-class swim on many an occasion.

One of the best things about being at UEA is living so close to the city of Norwich. It’s a 20-minute bus ride away, and it happens to be a really a nice place to spend the weekend. Personally, I enjoy the fact that while it does have plenty of things to do and see, it never feels too large or foreboding, making navigation especially easy for students who are new to Norwich and the UK. Being away from home as an international student is never the easiest thing to do, but with the right environment and support, it can honestly be a wonderful few years.

If you have any questions about studying at the University of East Anglia then please do not hesitate to contact me via our Facebook page or email at

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 Anisha Naomi - Law Student

My name is Anisha Naomi, and I’m a former Law student. I first heard of UEA through my university back home  under a transfer programme. Torn deciding between two universities, after much research and going through reviews  (mostly by my parents), I was highly impressed by the statistics and satisfaction level, not to mention UEA’s ranking.  After making the choice of coming to UEA, I'm so glad to say it’s one of the best decisions I've made. At UEA I quickly  realised how their main priority is student satisfaction and pushing the students to reach their best potential, at the same time giving them the best university experience.  Another factor that was key to us was safety, Norwich being within the top 10 safest places to be a student.

What are the best bits about life at the UEA?

I think I was mostly impressed with the people here, from lecturers to students. The Student Union is always ready to listen to whatever problem you may be facing or whatever project ideas you have! At UEA everyone is free to express themselves and I think that’s a major part of the university experience as it helps you find yourself, as well as mould and prepare you to transition into the working world. Speaking of work, another feature which caught my eye was the career central which exposes students to various job opportunities, albeit internships, training contracts or actual future jobs. I’m a member of the Law Society and together with career central they organise various talks, drop in sessions and internships for students. Besides jobs, the International Student Advisory Team (ISAT) also organises activities and trips for students to capitalise on their time here.

What are your first impressions of your degree course?

Law isn’t easy, then again what course is. However, the lecturers are so passionate and invested in making sure we do the best we can and that they help us get there. They were helpful with any questions and queries never making anyone feel small.  Academics aside, I fell in love with UEA more and more everyday due to various reasons from the absolutely breathtaking campus, the diversity and the various amounts of clubs and societies available. There’s really something to cater to everyone’s fancy. The UEA campus is like a little quaint city centre on its own. It was clear that convenience was key here as students now can find everything such as multiple cafes to satisfy your daily caffeine needs, laundrettes, 24-hour library, the ever famous LCR, the medical centre, the reliable campus kitchen, bus stops running to town and much more!

What is it like living in Norwich?

Norwich really is a picturesque city, from the gorgeous buildings, cathedrals and charming little cafes to the Norwich Market (home to great street food) and various knick knacks. Also lying in the heart of these coloured tents is an Asian store, which I frequently find myself in to satisfy my Malaysian food needs.

 Nicole Fong - Economics

My name is Nicole Fong and I’m a former undergraduate student studying Economics. I first came across UEA at a university fair at a hotel somewhere in Subang Jaya and was pleasantly greeted by Pete Ryan, who sold UEA’s campus and the student experience to me. My first impression of UEA based on the research that I had done made UEA seem like they prioritise student satisfaction and the environment on campus seemed very fun and exciting based on all the events and activities they had to offer. On top of my offer, I was fortunately offered the 50th Anniversary Scholarship which meant 50% off tuition fees for my first year so I was even more excited to be attending UEA.

I am really enjoying my course here at UEA as my lecturers are very supportive, approachable, engaging and most importantly, passionate. Besides lectures, seminars, and workshops, the lecturers organise support sessions and office hours which are fantastic opportunities for students to seek help about material we learn in class. The School of Economics as a whole are very proactive and they do their best to help both students and staff. I am part of the Staff-Student Liaison Committee (SSLC) as a Student Representative and we try to solve problems or feedback given within the school of Economics by both students and staff. The school also organises various events besides lectures such as socials between staff and students, contemporary economic issues lectures, and publishes the Norwich Economic Papers. 

Living in Norwich is very different from all the places I have lived in as it is very rural and modern all at the same time. The city centre is very quaint as it feels as if you have stepped back in time and you are walking through Old England which also provides a pleasant environment to study in. Besides that, I enjoy how close the city is from campus and how easily accessible it is by public transport.


 Derald Goh - Actuarial Science

I am Derald Goh, a former Actuarial Science undergraduate at the UEA. I stumbled upon the UEA when I was looking for a foundation programme which could allow me to pursue my actuarial degree. Upon the completion of my foundation year in 2010, I was impressed enough by the UEA and decided that UEA was the right place to do my undergraduate studies. I was particularly drawn to the overall student experience that UEA has to offer, where it has consistently been voted as one of the top in the UK.

The actuarial course is both challenging and rewarding, where I can appreciate how my modules are preparing towards my actuarial career. It also offers a year in industry option, where I spent my third year in an insurance firm in London. During the placement year, I had the chance to apply my knowledge to solve practical issues while developing key skills and competencies to help me secure a graduate job. The lecturers are always happy to assist, whether to understand a difficult concept or to provide feedback on a piece of assignment. Moreover, they are passionate which makes the learning experience very enjoyable.

I find the facilities in the UEA very comprehensive, particularly the Sportspark. It boasts swimming pools, a climbing wall, football pitches and multifunctional indoor courts where I have played a variety of sports. For the past 3 years, I have played for the volleyball team and we occasionally have the chance to travel to other universities for games. Besides sports, I spend my time in various clubs and societies. It has given me the opportunity to meet people of different backgrounds and share our university experiences.

Entry Requirements

Holders of the following qualifications will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree programmes: Sigjil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysian (STPM), in three of the five subjects studied, Malaysian Independent Chinese Secondary School (MICSS), the Matriculation Certificate of the Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia, and the Canadian High School or Secondary School Diplomas, International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 32 - 35 points, or 'A' levels obtained in Malaysia.

Certificate and Diploma holders from Polytechnics, Institutes of Technology, and private colleges with a Singapore Polytechnic-based syllabus, will also be considered for direct entry to Bachelor degree courses.

If you are studying for a UK Business and Technician Education Council (BTEC) qualification, 'Distinction' or 'Merit' grades at the National Diploma level, or similar grades following completion of the first year of the Higher National Diploma, are required for undergraduate entry. Institut Teknologi Mara (ITM) diploma holders and University candidates in appropriate subjects, in some cases may gain exemption from the first year of Bachelor degree courses.

Holders of a good Bachelor degree (Honours) will be considered for postgraduate Masters degree study or PhD study in exceptional cases.

All applicants to the University of East Anglia must be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of English language before they can be admitted onto any course or programme.

The below are guidelines only.  Please be sure to check requirements for your specific course.


Test Score
IELTS* 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component
PEARSON ACADEMIC (all components)* 62 overall with minimum of 42 in each component


*We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications, as listed here

*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.


Scholarships & Finance

Fees 2019-20

For full details of overseas students fees and information on fee status please visit these Planning Office pages.

Please note that fees are reviewed annually and may be subject to small increases for any subsequent years of study.

Funding 2019-20

See our International Scholarships pages for details of non-region specific available funding opportunities.

These scholarships are designed to reward applicants who have been offered a place to study with UEA and who can, clearly and concisely, explain how studying here at UEA will help them to make an outstanding contribution to their chosen field of study and to the wider UEA community. 

We are looking for entrants who have researched the opportunities available to them as a student at UEA, who can demonstrate a track record of community engagement and who can demonstrate how their degree will make a difference to the lives and community around them.

All applicants to the scholarship will be considered on one of our monthly panels and those successful will receive an award of £4,000, £6,000 or £10,000 per year of study

For terms and conditions and to apply, see our International Undergraduate Scholarships page.

Regional Office

Malaysia Office

Our regional office based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is conveniently located to offer support to potential students, partners and alumni across South East Asia.  If you are local, feel free to arrange an appointment to meet with us.  If you are unable to visit in person, please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.

Carolyn Leong
Regional Manager - South East Asia

Carolyn has been working in Education for more than 10 years and has gained an excellent understanding of the industry in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Malaysia and Singapore. She has experience recruiting in Asia. And has also experience of heading the admission, marketing & recruitment with a Russell Group University base in Malaysia. Having joined UEA in August 2016, Carolyn is excited about this next part of her journey!

Mobile: +60 12 269 2354
Skype: au_carolyn


Ivy Wong

Assistant Regional Manager, Malaysia & Singapore

Ivy Starter her career at UK Higher Education 7 years ago, after graduating from a university in Malaysia with a degree in business.

Mobile: +60 16 262 8843


A-11-3A, Tropicana Avenue

Tropicana Golf & Country Resort

Persiaran Tropicana

47410 Petaling Jaya



visiting to our office at Tropicana is strictly by appointment only. Please contact Carolyn or Ivy directly on our mobile or by email.


Vii Dang

Regional Officer, Vietnam

Vii is an Alumni having come to UEA to study a MSc course in business management. To share her experience as an international student in the UK she began working as an education counsellor since last year and is now based in Hanoi as the Regional Officer for recruitment for Vietnam. 

Mobile: +84 91 536 39 69


大学的运动设施包括:Sportspark拥有奥运会赛事专用游泳池,可以常年承办国际体育赛事;享誉世界的Sainsbury视觉艺术中心承办过一届国际文学节。其中包括知名作家Ian McEwan 和Kazuo Ishiguro,他们皆为UEA创作写作课程的毕业生。


自然环境的秀美和独特的建筑魅力使大学校园更加适宜居住。将近4,000学生居住在著名的金字塔型的Norfolk 和Suffolk连排公寓,该建筑被评为英国历史建筑。Constable连排公寓和Nelson公寓都是环保型学生公寓。所有住宿的学生都可以自己做饭,并享受中央供热系统。每个房间都可以免费连接校园计算机网络并方便快捷的享用校园的IT资源。

校园拥有便利的餐饮场所供学生选择,如:宽敞的现代化自助餐厅Zest、休闲咖啡茶点吧Blend。Sainsbury视觉中心有完全餐厅和茶点咖啡厅。新开办的DolcHe Vita咖啡吧位于校园中心的Street。大学酒吧除为学生提供非常经济的饮品外,还为学生会友和社交提供极佳场所。






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UEA works with partners around the world to promote our programmes and provide a service to students applying to the University. These partners have been carefully selected and we provide regular training to ensure that UEA is accurately represented and that the applicant experience is good. If you are unhappy with an aspect of your applicant experience, please contact us.

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