University of East Anglia
University of East Anglia


University of East Anglia Ranking



University of East Anglia Location

Central England

University of East Anglia University of East Anglia


University Ranking




Central England


Key Information
Location Norwich, England
Established 1964
Percent International Students 19.5%
Famous For MBA, Creative Writing, Environmental Sciences
International Fees £14,800-18,200
Key Information
Location Norwich, England
Established 1964
Percent International Students 19.5%
Famous For MBA, Creative Writing, Environmental Sciences
International Fees £14,800-18,200


The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university based in a campus which provides world-class academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students from more than 100 countries.

The University is ranked 14th in the Complete University Guide 2019, in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2015-18), and its teaching was recently voted Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017-2020.

Located in 362 acres of parkland, just three miles from the beautiful and historic city of Norwich, the safe campus boasts award-winning accommodation, the Sainsbury’s Centre for Visual Arts; a state- of-the-art public art gallery and the largest indoor Sports complex of any UK university.

With international standards of excellence in teaching and research, outstanding facilities and comprehensive support, the University of East Anglia offers a truly unrivalled study experience.

Services for International Students

The International Student Advisory Team provides information, support and advice to all international students and their families throughout their time at the University of East Anglia.

A pre-departure guide issued by the accommodation team provides useful and practical details about obtaining a visa, travelling to Norwich and the campus. During arrival week, the Student Advice Team will organise orientation programmes, hold events and also offer the opportunity to apply for a UK buddy through the UEA Friends scheme in an effort to help settle into university life.

There is a programme of social events and trips throughout the year, and all international students are kept up to date with important news and advice through the International Student email list. The Advisory Team maintains close links with organisations such as the Home Office and the British Council to ensure that the concerns and needs of East Anglia's international student community are well represented.


  • 13th in the Times University Guide 2018
  • 18th in the Guardian University Guide 2019
  • 274th in the QS World University Rankings 2018

University of East Anglia founded the first creative writing course in the UK and is famed for its cutting edge environmental science research. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework ranked University of East Anglia 10th in the UK for research. 82% was classed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, with improvements seen in the areas of the arts, sciences, health and social sciences.


New international students applying within deadlines are guaranteed rooms, and a third of the University of East Anglia’s 3,400 rooms are under three years old. The University of East Anglia offers some of the lowest priced university accommodation in the UK, and it is arranged mainly in ten person houses, each with its own kitchen and dining area.

The University of East Anglia has over 2,000 brand new en-suite rooms on campus, as well as the University Village, located across the road from the main university entrance. Some 600 rooms are available in the nearby Norfolk and Suffolk Terraces. Private rented accommodation in Norfolk is available, as well as homestays with English families living nearby.


The University of East Anglia is a campus university set across 300 acres of rolling parkland just two miles from the centre of Norwich. The campus and its grounds are open to the public and the site is visited by many thousands each year who enjoy the beauty of the parkland, woods and the Broad lake.

The University of East Anglia is easily reached by road, rail and air. It is well served by Norwich International Airport and is less than two hours by train from London. The city is a major regional centre that attracts many thousands of visitors each week to enjoy shopping and social activities. The University of East Anglia is located on the south-west side of the city, just 15 minutes from the centre, and is served by regular bus services throughout the day and night. Norwich airport has connecting links to many major UK airports, which then takes just 10-15 minutes upon arrival to reach the university campus.


  • Kazuo Ishiguro (Author)
  • Sir Paul Nurse (President of the Royal Society, Nobel Laureate)
  • Ian McEwan (Author)
  • Matt Smith (Actor)

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