University of East Anglia


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Why choose UEA?

The University of East Anglia has a first-rate reputation for its teaching, academic support, work experience opportunities and its social life. Home to over 15,000 Home, EU and International students. 

UEA has been consistently ranked as one of the top 5 universities for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey since 2005 and is a top 15 university according to Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide (2017). These resounding endorsements reflect the quality of our facilities, internationally-renowned academic departments and supportive and engaging staff.

In the latest Research Excellent Framework (REF) 2014 UEA came 10th in the UK for the quality of its research output and 21st overall out of all mainstream British institutions. The results show that more than 82% of UEA research is classified as either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, confirming UEA’s position as a premier research institution making a substantial impact on the global challenges facing society. The University maintains this reputation by selecting the most able and dedicated staff and students from around the world, and challenging them to reach their full potential.

Located in the East of England, UEA is situated on the outskirts of the bustling city of Norwich. A friendly and safe place to live, this historic city has been voted as one of the top 10 UK destinations by the Telegraph. Norwich has very good bus and rail connections to the rest of the UK and its airport ensures easy access to both Europe and the rest of the world. 

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Come and see for yourself

Our Undergraduate Open Days are a fantastic opportunity for you to visit our campus and get a feel for what it is like to be a student at UEA. 

2017 dates

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  • Friday 7 July 2017

  • Saturday 8 July 2017

  • Saturday 9 September 2017

  • Saturday 21 October 2017

Please visit our website to book your place.

If you have any questions about visiting the University please contact us and we will be happy to help:

Telephone: +44 (0)1603 593251

Alternatively, take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page.