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University of East Anglia UEA

Norwich | East Anglia

Political Sporty Varied union activities City Campus Rural

Ucas code: E14

With a wonderfully diverse range of courses and superb extra-curricular clubs and societies run by one of the most dynamic student unions in the country, UEA is a great place to both live and learn. Located in the beautiful city of Norwich it becomes no wonder UEA is consistently one of the best universities for student satisfaction.
Source:Union of UEA Students

What students say about this university

Dialog 1196 comments (309 students)
    • The upside

      The community feel to the University, you really feel involved as a student at UEA in the sporting competitions, events and...

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      2013, 1st year, Social Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

      The upside

      The community feel to the University, you really feel involved as a student at UEA in the sporting competitions, events and politics of the University as well as students nationwide. It just has a really welcoming feel.

      2013, 1st year, Social Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Sport

      The UEA has a wide variety of sports teams for the advanced and clubs for total beginners and anywhere inbetween. Our teams are...

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      2014, 2nd year, Physiotherapy

      Sport

      The UEA has a wide variety of sports teams for the advanced and clubs for total beginners and anywhere inbetween. Our teams are largely successful, and compete with other universities. The sportspark on site is expensive but very good.

      2014, 2nd year, Physiotherapy

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    • The upside

      the course is great but norwich is a but dull

      2013, 1st year, European Languages, Literature & Related Subjects Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The downside

      Teaching the latest techniques and discoveries in biology

      2016, 4th year, Biology Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Facilities

      The library is large and has a huge range of books, there are areas for group and private study. However during exam season it...

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      2013, 1st year, Pharmacy

      Facilities

      The library is large and has a huge range of books, there are areas for group and private study. However during exam season it gets very busy and you often struggle to find a seat, and finding a computer is basically impossible. This is made worse by people saving seats by leaving their belongings there and coming back, sometimes hours later. During normal term time though, this is never a problem. The science labs which I have used are all very modern and have up to date equipment. You are given your own set of glassware at the start of the year that you are responsible for. I feel that the labs are well organised and very well kept. Due to their location, you also get stunning views across campus from the labs. The university has many concrete buildings which are around 50 years old. These buildings are very light due to the large amount of windows in them. They are all well kept and clean. The more modern buildings on campus are obviously better inside as they have not been used as much. All lecture theatres and seminar rooms fulfil their job and none of them look scruffy. The sports park at UEA has excellent facilities such as an olympic sized swimming pool, gym, climbing wall, and dance studio. The union has many sports clubs you can join and training usually takes place in the sports park. You can also go to classes here that arent run by the uni, but at a discounted student rate. Gym membership is not expensive, or you can pay as you go. The facilities here are very modern and impressive.

      2013, 1st year, Pharmacy

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    • Facilities

      everything is in excellent quality but visually it looks bad, concrete. University needs a good paint-job.

      2012, 2nd year, Economics

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Varied union activities

81%

HIGH

Sporty

75%

HIGH

Creative

66%

MED

Political

69%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

70%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 97% MED
Average graduate salary £20k MED
Student score 84% HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

91%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

16,145

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

72%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

13%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

61%

of students are female

Young / Mature

15%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

25%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

68%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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