About the University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia: home for INTO UEA students

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus university, so everything you need for a great social and study experience is all on one site. As an INTO University of East Anglia student, you'll have access to all the fantastic learning and leisure facilities that UEA students enjoy.

Explore UEA's impressive library, home to hundreds of thousands of books, journals, e-books and e-journals, head over to the award-winning Sportspark to keep fit, or check out the Students' Union to join a society and have some fun.

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INTO UEA: your home from home

Your INTO Centre is located at the heart of campus, close to the Students' Union and the UEA library. You'll find everything you need to live comfortably here, including the INTO Café, your classrooms and your accommodation.

You'll also find the Courtyard Office here, open 8.00am-9.00pm Monday to Friday, where you can go for help and advice. The Social and Welfare team is not only there to support you emotionally, but they will also advise you on visas, travel tickets and the local area, and even let you back in your room if you lock yourself out!

Post-study events put on in the INTO Centre include board game nights, movie nights, mindful colouring and craft nights, and seasonal events. There's even a games console nearby that you can play after class! Around exam time, you'll be able to attend support sessions that focus on managing anxiety, mindfulness and planning.

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"All the staff and teachers here supported
me through everything. I feel like INTO
was a second home for me during the time
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Meet Lam from Vietnam, who graduated from UEA with a 2:2 in BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

"I have to say thanks to INTO UEA because they helped me a lot during the time I studied the International Foundation."

"All the staff and teachers here supported me through everything. I feel like INTO was a second home for me during the time I was studying abroad."

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Award-winning teaching at UEA

The University of East Anglia has a real-world teaching focus, combining critical thinking with creative practise. Your teachers will advise on real-world policies to excite and encourage you to apply what you learn in the classroom to the world around you. Through a mix of lectures, seminars and practical experience, you will develop the analytical, presentation, teamwork and communication skills essential for success.

UEA is recognised as the best university for value added to study, which means that the University makes the biggest difference of any UK institution between students' arrival grades and graduation grade (Guardian University Guide 2019). It was also awarded TEF Gold for teaching quality in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017.

Impressive research at UEA

UEA is known for its innovative research, ranked 10th in the UK for quality of research (Research Excellence Framework 2014) and leading the way in fields as diverse as climate change, international development and food science.

UEA is also part of the Norwich Research Park - the most cited research centre outside of Cambridge, Oxford and London. It has one of Europe's largest single-site concentrations of research in health, food and environmental sciences, and has won two Nobel Prizes. Your studies will be informed by the latest thinking, so you'll graduate with knowledge of aspects of your subject that are still emerging today and have the best possible preparation for your future career.

Have some fun at the Students' Union

The Students' Union puts on fashion shows and themed parties, organises regular showings of films, and hosts some of the most popular bands in the music industry. There's even a free 'Go Global' event put on by UEA's cultural societies which celebrates different cultures with food and performances.

Get involved in sports clubs and societies at the University. You'll find everything from creative and international societies to anime, film, gaming and paintball societies. There are more than 200 to choose from to meet new people!


UEA: an incredible student experience

If you're looking for some artistic inspiration, head over to the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts. It offers free entry to its permanent collections, which cover 5,000 years of human creativity, and also hosts major temporary art exhibitions.

UEA's beautiful parkland campus offers plenty of outdoor spaces to relax between studies. You can hire a barbeque by the lake to cook up a feast in the summer or go to one of the many cafés on campus when the weather cools.

UEA achieved 99% student satisfaction for university campus environment in the INTO Annual Student Survey 2018 and has been voted the 6th safest UK university (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018). You're sure to have an incredible experience at INTO UEA and UEA!

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