Wherever you are travelling from, we would like to wish you a warm welcome to UEA.

We know there is a lot to think about when travelling to study in a new country and we hope to make your arrival as easy as possible.

Planning your travel to UEA

The UK government have relaxed a number of travel restrictions and provide comprehensive guidance on arriving to the UK.
We recommend keeping yourself up to date on latest UK government arrivals advice via this website which also outlines who can be considered a fully vaccinated traveller and steps you will need to take. 

Our Travel and Transport pages can help with planning your journey to UEA once you have arrived in the UK.

International Students Arrival Form


So that we are able to provide a smooth transition to UEA, we require all students arriving from outside of the UK to complete our International Students Arrival Form.  You can complete this once your travel plans are made, however, if they change you are encourage to complete the form again.


International Students Arrival Form



Visa Information


Most international students will need to have a visa to study at UEA.  If you are unsure whether you need a visa you can check if you need a UK visa on the UK Government website.

Our Student Visa Team are on hand to offer advice and support with navigating the visa application process.   You can also find out more in our Pre-departure Guide.

UEA Student Visa Advice




Pre-departure Guide


UEA Student Services produce a brilliant brochure specially created for international students – packed with everything you need to know.

Your Pre-Departure Guide will help you with visas and immigration, healthcare in the UK, opening a bank account, arriving in the UK, arriving at UEA, staying safe and more.

You should download and read from cover to cover today.


Download your Pre-departure Guide