City and Country Life

If you're based in the centre or suburbs or Norwich, you can reach UEA on foot, by bicycle or on public transport in minutes.

Life in Norwich

In Norwich you can live however you want, from Victorian terraces to newly built apartments, from leafy suburbs to the busy city centre with award-winning restaurants, boutique shopping and lively arts scene.

The Golden Triangle area between the city centre and UEA has a cluster of pubs, shops and amenities, centred on Unthank Road, and is a popular choice for students and faculty alike. Regular buses connect the area with the campus and the city centre, both of which are within easy walking or cycling distance.

There are many attractive city centre apartments with shopping, entertainment and leisure on their doorstep. Norwich's suburbs have a range of family-sized homes, excellent transport links and easy access to shopping, and all areas of Norwich are well-served by both state-run and private schools.

The compact city centre has a huge range of caf├ęs, restaurants, bars, pubs, clubs, theatres, cinemas and music venues and is a major shopping destination with hundreds of independent shops and a busy market.

Every May, the Norfolk and Norwich Festival hosts leading companies, performers and visual artists from around the world to create one of the UK's most exciting multi-artform festivals and Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery holds outstanding collections of art, archaeology and natural history.

Norwich is well connected with the rest of the UK and Europe. By rail, the city is less than two hours from London and about one hour from Cambridge. Norwich International Airport offers regular flights to UK and European cities and to Schipol (Amsterdam), which provides onward connections to destinations worldwide.

The recently completed Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, on the west side of the city, offers a comprehensive healthcare service to local residents.

Norwich has the lowest crime rate in England.

Norwich has the lowest crime rate in England.