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.
Hi, I am Jung-Sheng Wang (Jungsen), the UEA Taiwanese Student Ambassador. I am currently a postgraduate student studying brand leadership at Norwich Business School at UEA. The main reason for me to come to UEA is because of this unique course and high ranking and excellent research background in many areas. Also, Norwich is a beautiful and peaceful city which has a fantastic natural environment and friendly people.
UEA is UK top 15 university in the Times ranking; it was the first university that offered environmental sciences and development studies. We have Nobel Prize alumnus from many areas like environmental sciences and literature. UEA has a variety of academic resources, the library is open 24/7, students can study at the library at any time they want, and you can access the library database from anywhere. There are many kinds of support programmes provide students with opportunities to make new friends from all of the world and learn academic English. The best thing is UEA Career Central, from application form to interview or LinkedIn, it provides different kinds of events like workshop or conversation cafe to help you approach your future goal after graduation.
If you have any questions about UEA or Norwich, please do not hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or on the Facebook link below.
Visit and Events
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 Open 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.
Taiwan: Elizabeth - PhD student at Art, Media and American Studies
Hi, I am Elizabeth. I am currently a PhD student at Art, Media and American Studies School. The main reason for me to come to UEA is because of its excellent research background and supported supervisory team. Besides the academic excellence of UEA, its ideal living environment is another reason why I chose UEA. The campus is surrounded by lots of trees and beautiful grasses and the view of its lake is magnificent. You could take a walk around the lake whenever you have time. You could say hi to our UEA bunnies when you see them on campus.
UEA accommodation has different types of room selections. To live on campus is a great opportunity to meet students from different nationalities and share our life experiences together. UEA offers a great variety of courses for postgraduate research student which is quite different from other universities. As a postgraduate research student, I have opportunities to partake in weekly seminars, workshops and training programmes that are practical and interesting. I am able to meet other postgraduate research students through various activities that arrange by the school.
Apart from the study, UEA offers a numerous activities for students to participate. Students can meet with their friends at the cafés, restaurants or bars on campus. The Shop on campus offers wide varieties of foods with reasonable price so students can shop on campus if they do not have time to go to the city centre. Norwich is a lovely town with beautiful architectures and I am deeply attracted by the beauty of Norwich cathedrals which are worth visiting. To walk in Norwich is enjoyable. I like walking on the pebble street on Gentleman's Walk. Norwich has four department stores and plenty of independent shops which is a nice place for shopping. I highly recommend you to have a lovely traditional British afternoon tea with your friends at the vintage tea house in the city centre.
Taiwan: Yu-wei - MSc Intercultural Communication
Hi, I am Yu-wei (Vick), currently an undergraduate student studying intercultural communication with business management in the Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication School in UEA. The main reasons for me to come to UEA were because of its high ranking and excellence research background in many areas.
UEA is the first university that offer environmental sciences and development studies. It is also the first university to study climate change with over 40 years’ experience through climate change unit. UEA library is 24/7, students can study at library at anytime they want. The James Platt Centre for Language Learning provides students with the opportunity to learn to speak another language, with classes from beginner to advanced levels. Languages offered include Arabic, British Sign Language, Mandarin Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.
Apart from academics, UEA has natural environment and the conveniences of living style. The campus is located at the south-west of the city of Norwich, approximately 20 minutes by No. 25/26 buses to the main city centre. Around the campus there are lake and parks, the view of the lake is incredible; you can have BBQ near the lake. You can also have a picnic at the parks when weather is good, do not forget to play around with our lovely UEA bunnies when you saw them on the campus. The street at the campus is very convenient, there are book shop, coffee shops, bank, restaurants, bar and convenience store. Students can meet their friends at the coffee shops and restaurant having meal or chat during free time. UEA Sportspark offers a range of sports for students who like to do sport or doing exercise at gym.
Norwich is a lovely city with lot of historical architectures, such as Norwich Cathedral and Norwich Castle; it is worth to visit with friends during the weekend. The market at Norwich centre city offers wide varieties of things like fresh seafood, vegetables, fruits, snack and flowers; the prices are reasonable and the qualities are acceptable. Norwich is a good place for shopping, for instance Intu Chapelfield, Castle Mall and Riverside Retail Park are main department stores; Norwich also have plenty of independent shops at the main city centre streets.
Senior High School Graduates will be considered for entry to one year Foundation courses. Junior College Diploma Holders, awarded on completion of 2, 3 or 5 year programmes, will be considered for direct admission to the first or second year of an undergraduate degrees. Certain degree programmes require specific subjects to have been studied prior to starting the degree. Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 32 - 35 points, or 'A' levels obtained in Taiwan, will be considered for direct admission to first degree programmes.
Graduates from institutions in Taiwan holding a Bachelor degree will be considered for entry to postgraduate study, this will normally be a postgraduate diploma or a Masters degree and exceptionally direct entry to Ph.D studies. Holders of Masters' degrees will be considered for PhD studies.
English Language Requirements
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.
*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.
Fees and Funding
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.
See our International Scholarships pages for details of non-region specific available funding opportunities.
International Undergraduate Scholarships
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 as well as the wider UEA community.
All applicants to the scholarship will receive a minimum of a £2,000 first year tuition fee discount, whilst a large number of successful applicants will be upgraded to fee discounts 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.
UEA Taiwan Award
All eligible Taiwanese students applying to a postgraduate course* at UEA will be automatically awarded the UEA Taiwan Award.
The award is worth £3,000 to all students acheiving a minimum of 2:1 (or equivalent) from an undergraduate degree and will form a deduction from your UEA tuition fees, in line with terms and conditions.
*courses commencing September 2019 only, excluding DEV and PPL courses - please see seperate scholarship information.
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.