University of East Anglia
The University of East Anglia was founded in 1963 and is located in Norwich, England. It has a very strong reputation, particularly in Creative Writing and the Environmental Sciences; and it is currently ranked in the UK top 20 and within the top 1% of universities in the world.
UEA also ranks consistently in the top 10 for Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey. It is a campus university, with excellent on campus dining, accommodation and the world class Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts; an art museum with teaching and research facilities. Located in the heart of campus are cafes and restaurants, a Barclays bank branch, a Waterstones bookshop, the Student Union Building, the LCR (a large music and entertainment venue), Careers Central, and the Dean of Students (a student service/support centre). Accommodation is scattered around the campus, each providing students with a shared kitchen and many single or double occupancy rooms; international students are guaranteed on campus accommodation.
Life in Norwich
Norwich is located just two hours from London by train, 30 minutes away from stunning beaches on the Norfolk coast, and 40 minutes by plane to Amsterdam. Norwich was voted one of the best small cities in the world by The Times Good University Guide, and has a thriving arts community and a renowned music and cultural scene. Additionally, Norwich has been ranked as one of the premier shopping cities in the UK, offering a range of shops from independent boutiques to high street retailers such as Apple and Hollister.
- Student population: 15,000
- Number of international students: 3,500
- City population: 215,000
- Location: Norwich, UK in Eastern England – it is an urban experience in a rural setting
- Closest airports: Norwich International Airport, London Stansted
- Date of establishment: 1963
- Areas of expertise: Art History, Creative Writing, Drama, Environment Sciences, International Development, Media, Pharmacy.
- Cost of Tuition per year: Starting at £14,500 for Undergraduate, Masters and PhD
- Accommodation cost: Starting at £76.93/week
- Notable alumni: UEA Alumni include actors John Rhys-Davies who played the dwarf Gimli in The Lord of The Rings trilogy, Matt Smith who played the 11th Doctor Who in the BBC sci-fi series, award winning novelists Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro, and Paul Nurse who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.
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