University of East Anglia Stats, Info and Facts
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus university set in over 300 acres of rolling parkland just two miles from the mediaeval city centre of Norwich. The University is recognised for its academic and research achievements and attracts students from over 100 countries. UEA's position and reputation in national rankings and global league tables continues to gain in strength, often outperforming Russell Group universities. Students enjoy a safe and enjoyable environment that meets all of their academic, social and recreational needs.
There are four faculties at the University: Arts and Humanities, Health, Science and Social Sciences. These offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from History to Occupational Therapy. Frequently ranked in the top 20 for most academic subjects, UEA also ranks consistently highly for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey - a reflection of the quality of education, resources and support offered to students.
Flagship programmes include the UK's first School of Environmental Sciences, set up in 1967 and still considered one of "the strongest in the world". We also ran the first Creative Writing course in the UK. Many well-known writers have graduated from or taught on this prestigious course, including Angela Carter, Ian McEwan, Andrew Motion, Rose Tremain and Tracy Chevalier. UEA is known for its cutting-edge environmental science research, while our placement within the Norwich Research Park also allows for notable strengths in the areas of plants, microbes, food, health and computing.
The University is committed to achieving international standards of excellence and offers a wide range of subjects.The professional education offered by our Schools of Business, Social Work, Education and Law are highly regarded. History, Film, Television and Media studies, American studies and Philosophy are also examples of our academic strengths.
UEA campus was designed so that everything you need for living and studying is no more than a few minutes away. Our library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing study space, IT facilities, social, and quiet areas. Students can do their shopping, banking and laundry on our Street, which also houses its own post office. There are multiple places to eat, drink and socialise, with a lively, multi-cultural community, and live music events, club nights, film screenings and an array of student societies to join.
Our campus features the biggest indoor sports centre in Britain, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, and its own medical centre and on-campus dentist. Specialist facilities include purpose-built, state-of-the-art scientific laboratories, psychology research pods and observation suites, Norwich Electronic Assistive Technology (NEAT) Centre, and telecommunications suites and resources. Students also have access to multiple advice and support services, a multifaith centre, careers service and nursery.
With over 3,500 student accommodation rooms on campus and excellent road, rail and air links to London and the Continent, this makes the university an excellent choice.
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