The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus based university with a student population of 15,000 and is home to more than 4000 International and EU students from over 120 countries.
You can meet us in person at events around the world and in the UK. We also host online events during the year where you can meet our staff and students. Register your interest to receive notifications of these online events.
Visit our ambassadors page to meet some of our current international students who may be studying on a similar course that you are interested in. Our ambassadors are also happy to answer any questions you may have on what it is like to study at UEA and live in Norwich.
We hope you find the information on our pages helpful but please contact us with any further queries you may have.
My name is Muqaddam Malik and I am a third year undergraduate reading Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at the University of East Anglia. My focus for my studies in political economy and the future of Africa economies. I am currently undertaking a dissertation on ‘the Prospect of Regionalisation through Monetary Unions in Africa.’I chose to study at UEA for a number of reasons: firstly, the students – UEA provides a community feeling and I was lucky enough to meet a great group of International students on my first day. The numerous societies and events on campus make UEA a great place to develop a holistic experience where you develop academically and socially. Secondly, the professors, UEA has some of the most approachable and welcoming professors who are experienced and noted in their fields. In the school of Economics, one of my professors was awarded a National Teaching Fellow Award this year and another took a sabbatical to work for the Bank of Greece for a year. It is an exhilarating experience to be taught by such accomplished individuals.
The most important aspect of UEA that I love is the opportunity it provides for you to grow as an individual and engage in as much as possible. In my case, although I study PPE I have engaged with numerous departments and socities at UEA. In my second year I undertook two business competitions; where my team won one (Social Storm) and I was a finalist in the other. At my time at UEA, I have contributed to research in the school of Politics and the school of Economics through filming and data analysis respectively. I was able to do all of this alongside playing football in the Sunday League for the past three years (Winning the Championship once) as well as being elected President of two different societies on campus – the Model UN Society and the International Students Society. Most significantly, UEA has supported my academic drive and helped me to attain a prestigious internship with the African Union over the past summer and I am currently shortlisted for an internship in Brussels for 2018 working with the European Union. Hence, come to UEA if you want to achieve your true potential and to explore what more can be done both in and out of the classroom.
Overall, UEA is an amazing place to study and this is accentuated by Norwich being the perfect student city. It isn’t too big, loud and expensive but it isn’t small, quiet and boring either. Norwich has a great cultural history mixed with hundreds of delicious restaurants and a handful of great night outs. This is excluding the numerous facilities on campus such as the massive Sportspark, 24/7 Library and the Lake.
We are not currently attending any international study fairs in your country. Please 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. Have a look at Campus Views to get a feel for the campus.
Holders of the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education, Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate and East African Advanced Certificate of Education will be considered for direct entry to Bachelor degree courses.
Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 32 - 35 points, or 'A' levels obtained in Uganda, will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree programmes.
Holders of a good Bachelor degree with honours will be considered for postgraduate study.
Holders of the Uganda Certificate of Education in English (grade 6 or better) will not be required to submit an alternative English language qualification.
We accept UCE English, taken within the last ten years, at a minimum level of C6 as evidence of your English language skills. In cases where the certificate is older than ten years, evidence of use of English in the intervening period either through work or further study at a recognised institution may be taken into consideration.
Alternatively we accept IELTS and PTE. Please check course details for further information.
For a full list of acceptable English qualifications, including grade requirements for iGCSE English and International Baccalaureate English, please see here.
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.
Undergraduate - English Language Requirements
Postgraduate Taught and Research - English Language Requirements
Academic English Assistance
For those not meeting the above academic and/or English language requirements for direct entry, INTO University of East Anglia offers a wide range of Academic Preparation and English Language Programmes designed to assist applicants enter UEA degree courses.
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.
MA Development Economics
Hallo! I'm Lydia, a Master's student in the school of Development
UEA surpassed my expectations. I had various concerns about coming to UEA, from travelling to the U.K, to my accommodation, the weather, and making friends. I need not have worried. There is a genuine friendly atmosphere that is demonstrated by all the staff members. The student union is responsible for organizing all the fun activities and handling the concerns of the student body. Living in residences has been an enriching experience; I have made friends from different cultures and created a new "family". The campus is very culturally diverse and various activities are planned to ensure that there is integration among all the students. No wonder UEA is ranked as number one when it comes to student satisfaction!
I chose to study Development at UEA because it is a well established course, and also the home of the ODG (Overseas Development Group). The lecturers are involved in world wide research and use their first hand experience. The numerous opportunities offered have kept me fully occupied. There are a ton of clubs and societies to cater to everyone's tastes. I have taken up Spanish on top of my regular course load, and found a job via the Advice Centre which posts local part time and voluntary work.
The beauty of being at UEA is that one is able to dash off to all the excitement of the city, like shopping, exploring the historic Castle, Cathedrals and great variety of pubs and restaurants, and still return to the familiar atmosphere of campus. The Broad (lake) and the open space are picturesque. UEA is also well-known for its modern sports park. There is also the convenience of shopping and banking along The Street, on campus. The Chaplaincy caters to various religions and it is evident that UEA seeks to nurture us academically, psychologically, physically and spiritually.
I have had a wonderful time, it can sometimes be challenging but nevertheless it's been full of many exciting opportunities. If you have a question, be it concerning visa applications, what to pack, scholarship opportunities, anything, feel free to drop us a line. We look forward to seeing you at UEA!
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Hello! My name is Beatrice and I'm from Kenya.
I have been in the UK for three years now and the experience so far has been phenomenal. I have met people from all walks of life amongst whom I've made some great friends that I hope to keep for a lifetime.
Besides being one of the few Universities in the UK that offer my course of study, UEA is reputable for the wide range of quality courses it offers currently ranking top 10 in the world. It is a research-based institute with modern teaching facilities, experienced lectures and even a 24-hour library with up to date materials.
At first I was a bit apprehensive about adjusting in a whole new environment on my own, miles away from home, but it turned out completely different. UEA has a very welcoming environment and the fact that it is an international University; the diversity of students is amazing, which makes you feel at home immediately. This was further enhanced by the fact that I stayed in halls of residence on campus which helps to bring about a sense of community. I met very friendly flatmates, all from different places which made it very interesting. We got along so well that we took turns to make dinner for each other and even had night outs together. One thing I really love about UEA unlike other universities is the fact that they offer guaranteed accommodation to international students for their whole period of study which eases the need to worry about house hunting which to some may seem like a hustle. However for those who prefer living off campus, it is easy to find a house and Norwich has actually been voted as one of the safest cities in England.
As it is a campus-based university, everything is located just a doorstep away; from banks, to shops, food outlets, and even a chapel and an Islamic centre. The city centre is only a bus-ride away when you want to shop around or just feel like a change of scenery. The city has a wide range of hang out joints and fun activities to do with two major malls that have most shops. No wonder Norwich is so famous for shopping!
The spectacular beauty the campus has to offer cannot go unmentioned. It has a lake, ideal for scenic walks when you need to unwind or just relax on a sunny day. Earlham Park is also located on the campus ground as well as the Sainsbury Art centre.
UEA ranks top for student satisfaction therefore if you are looking for a friendly atmosphere to study as well as an unforgettable university experience, choose UEA.