social media

We manage a closed Facebook group for Incoming Study Abroad Students, which we'll invite you to once we’ve received your nomination. If you apply independently please get in touch with us to receive an invitation. This will be an opportunity to meet your fellow students before you arrive, as well as a place where we can post interesting opportunities in the UK as they arise. 

We're also contactable on Whatsapp to answer any questions you may have, and you can get in touch on +44 (0) 7789 875146.

Please also look into our blog Brilliant Abroad, and Twitter.  Follow us on Instagram and tag photos of us with #VisitingUEA


If you have any difficulties at immigration upon arrival at in the UK, please call our UKVI Team directly on +44 (0)1603 591701 (during regular office hours, otherwise please contact the campus Security Lodge on +44 (0)1603 592352).

For general queries upon arrival on campus, please call the Study Abroad Office on +44 (0)1603 591871 or email


Please remember to complete your online pre-registration before you arrive. The link to do this is emailed to you approximately 30 days before the classes begin.

It's important to bring the following to registration when you arrive: 

  • your passport 

  • original transcripts of qualifications

  • English language proof (if required)

  • any documents you used to apply for a visa

  • a print out of the campus map to help you to find us

  • your tickets and/or boarding passes


There will be a number of informative, academic, and social events taking place during the first few weeks after your arrival.  These will be run by the Study Abroad Office, the Student Life Team, the Student Union, and the individual subject schools.

Our Orientation programme is released during the summer for September starters and December for January starters.  Students will be sent details once they're finalised.

health and safety

The UEA Security Lodge is open 24 hours a day.  In case of an on-campus emergency, call +44 (0)1603 592222, or if life is in danger, call 999.

Our Erasmus Insurance page has more information on Medical Insurance.

late arrival

If you'll be arriving after working hours or you will be arriving after our designated Arrivals days please let us know, and we'll be able to give you further instructions on how to complete your registration.