Booking/Registering Booking/Registering

Do I need to book?

Yes, we ask for all visitors to book onto an open day to ensure that you receive all of the relevant information you need leading up to the event. Registering in advance allows you a speedy check in process on arrival at UEA.


What time does the day start and finish? Do I have to stay all day?

The day starts at 08:30 and finishes at 16:00. You can arrive and leave whenever you like.

Presentations, talks and tours tend to run at multiple times throughout the day so if you miss the first session for some reason there are other opportunities to attend them later in the day. Likewise if you get to see everything and speak to everyone you want to before 16:00 you can leave whenever you like.​


Will I receive Open Day information by email or post?

We will send information regarding the open day to the email used when registering. You will also receive a copy of the Open Day programme in the post to help you plan your day.

 


Do I need to print my Open Day Programme?

No, we will send you a hard copy of the programme ahead of the open day. There will also be copies available at the check in desks on arrival at UEA.


I want to amend my booking, what do I do?

If you want to amend your booking please email us at opendays@uea.ac.uk.


Travel Travel

I will be travelling quite a long distance. Are there places to stay overnight close to the University campus?

There are a number of places to stay in Norwich ranging from guest houses to hotels. Please use the following link

We also have on campus guest accommodation, please visit this link to find out more.


I'm using a SatNav which postcode should I use?

If you’re using a SatNav you can use the postcode NR9 3LX to find the Costessey park and ride site.

You will be met at the Park and Ride site by members of our team who will help you board the frequent buses to campus.


How do I get to campus if I am coming by train?

We are pleased to be able to offer you a FREE bus ticket for you and your guests. You will receive a code and instructions via email. Just follow these instructions to download your free ticket which is valid all day and gives you unlimited bus travel on First buses for you and up to four guests. The numbers 25 and 26 bus go from outside Norwich Train Station to UEA, via Norwich city centre. Buses take about half an hour and leave approximately every 10 minutes.


Subjects Subjects

Are all subjects represented at your Open Days?

Yes, all of the subject areas available at UEA are represented at the open day. The Open Day guide will provide further information.


Can I attend more than one department talk?

Yes, you are welcome to attend as many department talks as you choose.


Do you have to pre book presentations/talks/tours at the Open days?

There is no pre booking needed at the talks and presentations here at UEA, please do make sure that you arrive in plenty of time as some of the activities are very popular.

Please ask for assistance if you need directions or any other help.


Other Other

Do you have disabled access?

Yes we are an accessible campus, if you are a blue badge holder please email opendays@uea.ac.uk to arrange accessible parking.


I am a teacher and would like to bring a group of students to one of your Open Days. How can I make a booking?

Please email opendays@uea.ac.uk with the following information and we will be delighted to assist you with your booking. 

 

  • Number of students who would like to attend each departmental talk
  • Expected arrival and departure times
  • Name
  • Address of the school or college

One of the team will then get in touch with you to confirm your booking.


Will we get to meet any current students?

Yes, we make sure there are lots of current students to help on the day, so you can ask them about their experience so far.


Can I visit an example of your student accommodation during the Open Day?

Yes. There will be tours running throughout the day to the accommodation. You do not need to book in advance, just turn up to the tours tent where you will be directed by one of our student guides. 

You will be shown around the accommodation and get to talk to existing students about life in residences.

Can I get food and drink at the open day?

Yes, there are lots of places to eat and drink on campus.

Please refer to the map in your open day guide for more information.


Will there be storage available (eg. For luggage, coats etc)

You can leave any luggage in the Students’ Union, although we don’t have a designated locked room. Just ask a member of staff for help. 


Will there be postgraduate information available?

Although these events are geared towards prospective undergraduate students, we would welcome postgraduate students interested in studying with us too. There will be a postgraduate study stand available with representatives from across UEA to speak to. Speak to a member of staff in the Students' Union to be directed on the day.


Can we bring children?

Yes but they must be accompanied by an appropriate adult who carries full responsibility for the child during the Open Day.


I can’t make the open days can I visit the university at another time?

Yes, we run campus tours including accommodation viewings on Fridays, please visit the following link for more information, If you cant make any of these events your are welcome to come onto campus at any time for a self guided tour.

If you want to visit a department you would need to contact us and we will try our best to meet your requirements.


Can I look around the city afterwards and how do I get there?

We encourage you to look around Norwich after you Open Day. You will be able to utilise your FREE bus ticket (details above). Buses 25 and 26 run regularly from University Drive (just outside the main car park P1 on our campus map) to the city centre. The journey lasts approximately 15 minutes.

For more information about the city, please see Visit Norwich.


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