We provide a full schedule of social activities designed to help you get to know your fellow students, experience Norwich and its beautiful surroundings, and relax between classes.

By organizing events like the Steam Boat Cruise, quizzes and even trips to Cambridge or London, I managed to become close with such lovely people in a very short time.”  

Sofie from the Czech Republic, Japan Orientation 2019 - read the full post on our blog 

Please see below for example social activity schedules from previous on campus programmes, full social activity information for future years will be added in due course.

Inclusive social activities

Welcome Brunch A great opportunity to meet other students taking part in the Summer Study at UEA programmes, as well as UEA staff and student ambassadors
UEA campus tour and Norwich city tour Get to know the place you will be living in for your summer study period!
Sunday Roast dinner Enjoy a traditional British meal at the historic Maids Head Hotel, a beautiful grade II listed venue in the centre of Norwich
Supermarket Trip Stock up on groceries for your time on campus
Great British Quiz Test your knowledge at our pub-style quiz, with prizes to be won!
Mississippi Paddle Boat Cruise Enjoy an evening cruise down the picturesque Norfolk Broads
International food night Bring a taste of your home country to share, and enjoy new cuisines from around the world
Finale and future studies event Celebrate in style at the end of your programme! Join us to applaud your achievements and consider your next steps


Additional social activities

We also offer a programme of additional social activities, which will enable you to visit England’s top cities and attractions. Each trip is accompanied by a group leader, who'll provide you with a full itinerary in advance, so all you'll need to do is turn up, relax and enjoy the sights.

Additional social activities can be booked and paid for in advance and include transport, entry tickets and sometimes a meal. The below table provides an example of the types of activities that may take place.


What can I do?

What is included?

Cambridge Day Trip

Take in the beautiful city of Cambridge, be inspired by the many beautiful museums and art galleries, and admire the beautiful architecture and majestic college buildings.

Return transport from UEA, guided punt on the River Cam, lunch voucher.

Harry Potter Studio Tour

Join our trip to the world famous Warner Brothers studios where all 8 of the Harry Potter films were made. Walk in the footsteps of Harry and explore the wonders of the wizarding world, including breath taking sets, original costumes and authentic props.

Return transport from UEA, entry ticket, butterbeer.

Norwich Castle

Built as a Norman Royal Palace and once a prison, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery is packed with things to see. The views from the top are also not to be missed!

Return transport from UEA and entrance tickets.

London Day Trip

Visit our iconic capital city, whatever your interests London has something to offer. Tour the numerous famous landmarks, catch a matinee theatre performance, or spend your day shopping!

Return transport from UEA, London travelcard, flight on the London Eye, lunch voucher

Bowling and Karaoke

Show off your bowling skills and sing the night away at our evening social event.

Return transport from UEA, ten pin bowling, karaoke booth, light refreshments.

Seaside Day Trip

Experience a day at the Norfolk Seaside, explore the pier, treat yourself to an ice-cream or play in the amusement arcades!

Return transport from UEA, boat trip to see the seals, crabbing on Cromer promenade, fish and chips.

Additional Social Package

Including Cambridge, London, Bowling and Karaoke and the Seaside day trip.

Book all of the selected trips above for a discounted fee!