School of Health Sciences
Our School plays a significant role in health and social care innovation, research and education.
We are a contemporary, diverse and vibrant community of staff and learners with a shared aim of improving lives in an ever-changing environment. We work closely with our health and social care partners to improve health and wellbeing for all.
We have around 2,000 learners and a team of over 160 academic healthcare experts, researchers and support staff.
We are committed to advancing equality, diversity, and inclusivity (EDI) for learners and staff. We currently hold the Athena SWAN Silver Award (awarded 2022). We have an active EDI committee and various working groups and initiatives, including the School of Health Sciences Students of Colour Ambassadors. We encourage feedback to help us be inclusive and address issues important to all protected groups.
Our student network consists of learner-led societies that provide learning and social opportunities. Our societies are supported by the School and the UEA student union.
Both pre- and post-registration, our Associate Directors of Student Experience and Progression work with learners, course representatives, the students’ union and course teams to enhance learners’ visibility and student voices across the School.
Student grants, funding, and scholarships
Eligible nursing, midwifery and many allied health professional learners will receive an NHS bursary between £5,000 - £8,000 a year to help fund their studies – this will not need to be repaid.
Various student grants, funding and scholarships are also available to support your financial situation while studying at UEA. Explore your options on our funding your studies page.