Studying and living at UEA Studying and living at UEA

Imagine waking up in the beautiful countryside just minutes from a world-class city; UEA provides students with the best of both worlds.


UEA isn’t just an inspiring place to study, it is also a great place to live. You will be living in our contemporary, private en suite accommodation, located in the centre of campus. From here it will take just 5-15 minutes to walk wherever you need to go on campus. You will be sharing a kitchen and communal area with 6-13 other students from the programme. Many of our students choose to cook meals together, or take turns in sharing a meal from their home countries with flatmates.

Accommodation is guaranteed and automatically allocated to all students studying at UEA over the summer, which ensures that you have a safe, comfortable and fun place to live while studying with us. There will be 24 hour support available throughout your programme, including 24 hour security on campus, ensuring that you always feel safe on campus.

Each private bedroom includes:

  • Free Wi-Fi and data point
  • Single bed
  • Bedding; flat sheet, duvet and pillow with covers
  • Desk and chair, with desk light
  • Wardrobe with hangers
  • En suite facilities (shower, toilet, washbasin, mirror and towels)
  • Regular housekeeping.

Shared kitchen includes

  • Welcome pack with snacks and cleaning products for your first few days
  • Combination convection microwave oven, hob, toaster and grill
  • Kettle
  • Fridge and freezer
  • Basic cooking equipment, cutlery and crockery
  • Dining area
  • Ironing board and iron.


Our campus has a great community feel with shops, cafes, accommodation and teaching rooms all a short walk from each other, surrounded by green space and countryside. 

The centre of UEA campus has everything you need for your time here, including catering outlets, Waterstones bookshop, Barclays Bank, ATM's, the Laundrette, a bar and the Shop run by the UEA Students Union. Our library is open 24/7 all year round, containing over 800,000 books and journals, silent and group study areas, individual study rooms and an IT suite. You will be able to explore The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, our on campus museum and art gallery, which includes artwork by Francis Bacon and Picasso. We also have the SportsPark located on campus which is the biggest indoor university sports centre in Britain and has an 8-lane athletics track, a newly equipped gymnastics centre, hockey and football pitches, tennis and squash courts and a state-of-the-art gym. The Medical Centre offers GP services, specialist clinics, a pharmacy, and a travel health centre.