Welcome Week is a fantastic programme run by UEA and uea(su) to help all new undergraduate students start uni feeling confident, settled and ready for their new adventure.

Now in its third year, Welcome Week has grown to include even more opportunities for students to learn about their new home, what support and services are available, meet people and develop a sense of belonging to the UEA community.

Welcome Week programme

Some highlights from this year include:

  • Make Your Halls Your Home
    • A massive, DIY drop-in craftathon led by local artists to help students create one of a kind décor for their new flats. Activities include lino printing, plant pot painting, fridge magnet making and more.
  • UEA Ask Us Anything
    • The Welcome Zone will be turned into an exhibition space allowing you to engage with the wide range of services available to students – from University of Sanctuary to the library and security teams, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
  • Getting to know UEA
    • A chance for you to find out more about your new home. You’ll be able to hear about the gigs (past and present) at The LCR, experience campus in a new light with a night-time photography trip, or settle down with a good book in the reading nook. Later on in the evening you can test your knowledge in our UEA-related quiz!

These sessions, plus many more including steadfast favourites such as the SU Societies and Club Fairs, are sure to help new students engage with everything that UEA has to offer.

What to do now

Once you've registered and received your UEA IT account details, you can access more information - including the Welcome Week timetable - on the UEA portal: My UEA.

Welcome Week on My UEA
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Not sure it’s an official UEA or uea(su) event? Check out our guidance on how to spot a fake event.


Follow UEA and uea(su) social media accounts for official event info – you'll be able to find daily schedules and updates during Welcome Week.

Instagram logo - link to UEA Instagram account UEA Instagram: @uniofeastanglia

Instagram logo - link to UEA(SU) Instagram account uea(su) Instagram: @uea_su

Facebook logo - link to UEA Facebook account UEA Facebook: ueaofficial

Facebook logo - link to UEA(SU) Facebook account uea(su) Facebook: ueastudentsunion

TikTok logo - link to UEA TikTok account UEA TikTok: uniofeastanglia


Take a look at some of last year’s Welcome Week for a flavour of what you can expect for 2022!