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 has a student population of 15,000, with over 3,500 students from outside the UK. The University has been named the 10th best university in the world and 3rd best in the UK under 50 years old. UEA pioneered the seminar system of small-group teaching and is consistently in the top in the UK for student experience.

University of East Anglia has an excellent reputation for Social Sciences and particularly International Development, while also being renowned for Arts and Humanities with particular strengths in History, English Literature, World Art Studies and Museology, Film Studies and Philosophy. The University of East Anglia Creative Writing Masters course is recognised around the world, and has produced many famous authors including Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro.

The University of East Anglia student union was voted the best student venue in the UK by the music industry’s Live magazine, with 50 big name bands performing each year. Sporting, cultural and social facilities, including one of the largest sports complexes in the UK and the famous Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, are also located on campus.

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 2018
  • 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 University is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide, and is also a leading member of the Norwich Research Park.

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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