First class teaching, matched by excellent employability First class teaching, matched by excellent employability

Athena SWAN Silver AwardThe School of Biological Sciences is home to exceptional research and dynamic collaboration. We're a school of diverse students, driven researchers, curiosity, and novel discoveries.

Our interests span the biological sciences, from biochemistry to microbiology, cell biology, biomedicine, evolutionary biology, ecology, conservation and plant biology. Our flexible courses encourage students to pursue their interests and discover new ones. Our focus on skills development for the future inspires them to excel at teamwork, data analysis and communication as well as research and learning.

We're embedded in the Norwich Research Park, which boasts one of the largest concentrations of life scientists in the country. Our researchers excel in their fields, and in the creation of wider impact for their work. We're a community generating exciting breakthroughs and pioneering applications.

Important information for new students to our school

Please visit the dedicated New Student Portal so that you can complete your registration and find out about your School welcome week timetable/activities.

Our Student Union buddy(su) scheme

We have buddy(su), a scheme run by students, for students. buddy(su) is the number one way to settle in at UEA, make friends, get to grips with University life and find your way around campus and the fine city of Norwich. You can sign up here to register your interest in this scheme.

We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN charter which recognises and celebrates good practice in recruiting, retaining and promoting women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) in higher education. We are proud to hold Athena SWAN Silver status.

Find out more about our courses and watch the following video to learn how our staff and students are tackling the big global issues, from climate to human health:


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