UEA is a campus based university with a student population of 16,000 and is home to more than 4000 International and EU students from over 120 countries. You can meet our staff and students at various events around the world and in the UK.
South Asia Student Ambassador
Hello and Namaste, I am Ranu, a fourth year Mres Intercalating student studying Medicine in UEA. I am originally from Nepal and I chose UEA because it is one of the top universities in UK for student satisfaction. Also, the course provided by UEA is everything I was looking for, the course here not only enables me to learn about medicine but also provide clinical skills from start of the course.My academic life at UEA is very thorough as we are taught in problem based learning groups which is very helpful. The group is very friendly and represents students coming from diverse backgrounds. PBL not only encourages you to work with different people as a team but also invites you to do independent learning. The modules are laid out in a very organised manner. Also, the support system in UEA is very encouraging, as it comprises of personal advisors, Dean of Student Office, School Hub, there’s always someone you can go to if you ever need any help.
Apart from academics, life at UEA is really exciting. As I am fourth year, I live outside the campus but the campus is nearby if I wanted to use any resources. UEA itself has many facilities such as post office, Sportspark, cafes, multi-faith centre, shops, bank and a medical centre. It also has a lake nearby and the campus is very beautiful. We have various events such as Eid ball, Diwali ball, Holi, Dashara festival throughout the year as well. Outside the university, the city is very pleasant and offers various festivals and events. Norfolk is one of the beautiful counties in the UK and one can also visit a number of historical and beautiful places not far away from the campus.
As a whole, life in UEA is very exciting and fulfilling
If you have any questions regarding the courses here in UEA then please email me at SAsianStudents@uea.ac.uk
Visit and Events
We are not currently attending any international study fairs in your country. Please keep checking this page for details of future events.
If you are planning a trip to the UK, why not come and pay us a visit?
The University offers Open Days and Campus Tours throughout the year. Our tours are geared towards giving international visitors the opportunity to experience our unique surroundings and first-class facilities.
Bangladesh: Oahidul - MSc in Marketing
I am Oahidul, a Bangladeshi post graduate student. I have completed my MSc in Marketing, Norwich Business School (NBS) in 2009.
UEA is among the top 20 universities in UK. I was amazed when I arrived in UEA for the first time, because the campus was so beautiful and everything was very well organised for international students' arrival day. The campus is a great combination of nature and modern architecture. As a business student I can say that, the quality of education is outstanding at UEA. All the members of staff and lecturers are very helpful. As an international student I thought I would face a lot of problems such as accommodation, new environment, meeting new people, however I was wrong. I adjusted very quickly and met many people within first week of my arrival.
UEA is located in the city of Norwich. It takes less than 2 hour by train to get to London. Norwich is not as big as London but it offers every facility one needs or wants and it is known to be the safest city in the UK. Norwich is also not expensive compare to London. University offers a special student rate for a bus pass which is for the whole year. Students can travel any day and time within Norwich and other nearby cities. This can be obtained at the UEA travel shop.
UEA offers great student life on campus. This helps to recover from the pressure of studies. Students can join over 100sport, cultural and academic societies. I really enjoyed my student life in Norwich. The UEA Student Union is very active and locals are very friendly. I have lots of friends now from different parts of the world. This is one part of my student life I enjoyed the most. I have met people from over 25 countries at UEA and now I can say I know a lot about those countries, cultures and traditions. I have made great friends for life.
Studying Marketing in one of the best Business Schools at the leading university in the UK is not easy. It can be stressful and hectic before the exams and deadline for course works but school is very helpful and lecturers have time to speak to students.
Before arriving in the UK and Norwich in general I was worried that I will not be able to find 'Halal' food. I thought it will not be available in Norwich but I was proved wrong. I could buy Halal meat very easily in the supermarkets and even UEA canteen offered meals made of Halal meat. UEA also have Islamic Centre and it was very nice for me to pray Jumma prayer and Eid prayer with my friends and brothers. During Ramadan UEA Mosque organises iftars and we even celebrate Eid.
I believe I made a right choice coming to UEA and I am proud to have studied here.
Holders of the Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) or Polytechnic Diplomas will be considered for entry to the Foundation Year courses in the Faculties of Pure Science and Engineering. Good candidates and those holding a Scholastic Aptitude Test - SAT (see address below) will be considered for direct entry to Bachelor degree courses.
Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum 32 - 35 points, High School Certificate or Polytechnic 3 year Diplomas will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree courses.
Holders of a 2 year Bachelor degree may be considered for exemption to the first year of Bachelor degree courses.
Holders of Bachelor of Engineering/Science degrees may be considered for postgraduate diploma study. Master of Engineering/Science degree holders will be considered for entry to taught Masters courses and, in exceptional cases, PhD study.
English Language Requirements
All applicants to the University of East Anglia must be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of English language before they can be admitted onto any course or programme.
The below are guidelines only. Please be sure to check requirements for your specific course.
*We also accept a wide range of other English language qualifications, as listed here
*Those not meeting the above English language requirements are encouraged to consider and English Language programme at INTO UEA in preparation for our degree courses.
Fees and Funding
For full details of overseas students fees and information on fee status please visit these Planning Office pages.
Please note that fees are reviewed annually and may be subject to small increases for any subsequent years of study.
See our International Scholarships pages for details of non-region specific available funding opportunities.
Vice Chancellors International Undergraduate Scholarship
The Vice Chancellors International Undergraduate Excellence Scholarships are designed to reward outstanding international applicants, who have been offered a place to study with UEA.
Scholarships are awarded in amounts of 25% or 50% of your tuition fees and are deducted on a yearly basis from your tuition fees.
For more information see our International Undergraduate Scholarships page
UEA works with partners around the world to promote our programmes and provide a service to students applying to the University. These partners have been carefully selected and we provide regular training to ensure that UEA is accurately represented and that the applicant experience is good. If you are unhappy with an aspect of your applicant experience, please contact us.
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