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University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

Key Information
Rank 26
Location Norwich, England
Established 1963
International Students 19.5%
Famous Courses Management, Law, Computing
International Fees £19,000-25,000
Key Information
Location Norwich, England
Established 1963
Famous Courses Management, Law, Computing
International Fees £19,000-25,000

University of East Anglia Overview

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 in the top 300 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World Rankings), and its teaching is of the highest quality, having ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017-2021).

Located in 300 acres of parkland, UEA is just three miles from the vibrant and historic city of Norwich. UEA’s mini-city campus has everything you need in one place. The safe campus boasts a wide range of accommodations, the Sainsbury’s Centre for Visual Arts- a state-of-the-art public art gallery- and renowned campus sports facilities in its Sportspark.

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. The university's acceptance rate is 79%. A key ranking is 13th in the UK for the quality of research outputs (Times Higher REF2021 Analysis).

University of East Anglia 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 UEA.
 
A pre-departure guide provides useful and practical details about obtaining a visa and travelling to Norwich and the campus. During arrival week, the Student Advice Team will organise orientation programmes, hold events, and offer the opportunity to apply for a UK buddy through the UEA Friends scheme 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.

University of East Anglia Rankings

  • 26th in the Times University Guide 2024
  • 33rd in the Guardian University Guide 2024
  • 332nd in the QS World University Rankings 2025
  • 251-300th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024

91 per cent of UEA research was rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' by the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021). It is also in the UK's top 20 for research quality.

University of East Anglia Accommodation

New international students applying before the deadline are guaranteed UEA accommodation, with a wide range of options and more than 3,000 rooms. The University of East Anglia offers some of the best value university accommodation in the UK, offering both en suite bedrooms and shared bathrooms, each with its own kitchen and dining area.

Private rented accommodation in Norfolk is available, as well as homestays with English families living nearby.

University of East Anglia Location

UEA is a campus university set across 300 acres of rolling parkland just two miles from the city centre of Norwich. The campus and its grounds offer plenty of green spaces to study, explore or enjoy the beauty of the parkland, woods and Broad lake.

UEA is easily reached by road, rail and air. Norwich International Airport serves it well and is less than two hours by train from London. The city is a major regional centre that attracts thousands of weekly visitors to enjoy shopping and social activities. The University of East Anglia is located on the southwest 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, taking 10-15 minutes upon arrival to reach the university campus.

University of East Anglia Alumni

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

University of East Anglia Blogs, News and Updates

Breckett Front   believe my success is due to the great support provided by SI-UK. I was advised the right IELTS courses to attend and they also helped with my visa application. I really want to share with you my positive experience and I would definitely recommend SI-UK to my friends.  Breckett Front

Sunethra Devi Management at University of Chichester