Welcome to Norwich, a vibrant city of stories, culture and experiences to uncover. According to the Sunday Times, this city is one of the best places to live in the UK. But don’t just take their word for it. Go explore and see for yourself.

Norwich is our best kept secret – now it’s yours, too.

Welcome to Norwich

Student life in Norwich is special. Bursting with enough things to do to rival a much bigger city, Norwich’s exciting centre has something for everyone. Settle into our vibrant student community, and enjoy the rich heritage, live music and unique welcoming atmosphere that Norwich can offer.

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cafes and restaurants
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shopping and retail

Diverse eateries, pubs and bars

From vegan brunch spots to special-occasion restaurants, Norwich’s broad range of cafes, restaurants and bars includes tasty dietary and drink options for everyone.

Sustainable shopping options

Alongside traditional shopping malls with all the fantastic facilities you’d expect within a cosmopolitan city, Norwich’s shopping options also include the historic Norwich market. Our city centre is filled with independent retailers, sustainable shops and vintage stores for you to spend the afternoon window-shopping – or treating yourself.

Riverside views and city parks

As well as the vast open parkland surrounding our campus, Norwich’s proximity to the coast and seaside towns (with the nearest beach less than an hour away) means there’s plenty of outside space for you to explore. Soak up the sun in Eaton Park, stroll alongside the River Wensum or find your way round your new city via Norwich’s superb cycle network.

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Where is Norwich?

Situated in Norfolk, East Anglia, living in Norwich gives you a great base to explore the coast and countryside, with London and Cambridge just a short train ride away. Our city has great train, plane and road links, so you can discover Norwich and beyond, all from the heart of our friendly campus.


18 mins

to city centre via
via bicycle


2 hours

to London
via train


60 mins

to Amsterdam
via plane


Norwich’s multi-million-pound investment in cycle routes paves the way for easy, affordable access from campus into the city. One of the best places for cycling in the UK, Norwich has more than 35 miles of cycle paths to explore. Spend a day discovering the Marriot’s Way.


Located right in the centre of town, our train station gives you the ability to explore the coastline around Norwich, our neighbouring towns and further afield.

Less than 30-minutes from Norwich centre, Norfolk’s 90-mile coastline has something for everyone. Hop off the train at Cromer to explore enormous beaches and swim in the sea, or head to Great Yarmouth for a day spent at a traditional Victorian seaside town.


Just a 20-minute drive or 30-minute bike ride from campus, Norwich International Airport offers flights to Europe and beyond.

With daily, direct flights, it’s easy to explore further afield. Discover European hotspots less than an hour away, or take a connecting flight from Amsterdam Schiphol for international travel.

Make your home in Norwich

With campus facilities close by, Norwich is waiting for you to explore.