University of East Anglia

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a teaching and research institution with a campus is located in 320 acres of parkland, two miles from the city centre of Norwich.

The campus has won more than 20 architectural awards, while there is also ongoing multi-million pound investment to enhance research and teaching facilities.

UEA’s motto is “do different” and it is known for its focus on interdisciplinarity across subjects. The university is also known for excelling in national surveys on the quality of student experience.

Fast facts


  • Norwich, Norfolk,  England

Number of students

  • 15,058

International students

  • 2,820


  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Sciences

Notable Alumni:

  • Sir Paul Nurse - British geneticist, former President of the Royal Society and Nobel Laureate in Medicine
  • Kazuo Ishiguro - British author and Nobel Laureate in Literature
  • Ian McEwan - British Author and Booker Prize winner
  • Hernán Lara Zavala - Mexican author

Key strengths in teaching and research

  • Social Work - 4th in the UK
  • Physiotherapy - 4th in the UK
  • American Studies - 5th in the UK
  • Creative Writing - 8th in the UK
  • Marketing - 8th in the UK
  • Communication & Media Studies - 10th in the UK
  • Development Studies - 12th in the UK


In research, specialisms range from environment and responses to climate change, through to exploring issues of family and child policy, and to investigating competition and regulation.

UEA is a leading member of Norwich Research Park, a concentration of researchers in environment, health and plant science. UEA is 10th in the UK for quality of research outputs (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis) and UK Top 25 for research quality (Times Higher REF 2014 analysis). The research done by the university is embedded in their outstanding teaching and connects their world-leading academics with society, government and industry.


UK’s campus environment

Times Higher Education 2016


in Development Studies

QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019


in the UK

Complete University Guide 2018


Norwich is a city on the River Wensum in East Anglia and lies approximately 100 miles (161 km) north-east of London.

It is the county town of Norfolk. From the Middle Ages until the Industrial Revolution, Norwich was the largest city in England after London, and one of the most important.

Historically Norwich has been associated with art, literature and publishing, which continues to the present day. Norwich was the site of the first provincial library in England, which opened in 1608, and was the first city to implement the Public Libraries Act 1850.


The University of East Anglia has various scholarships available for international students, each country may offer different scholarships and/or student loans. For further information please contact the Inova Education team. We are experts in this field and will help you to identify the best option for you.

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