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Student Accommodation

  • Accommodation comprises over 4,000 fully furnished rooms in spacious on-site buildings that sit within 200 hectares of natural landscape. 
  • There are nearly a dozen different accommodation options for undergraduate students, and UEA has an accommodation guarantee when students choose the university as their firm choice.
  • UEA's campus is a 15 minute bus ride from Norwich city centre.

Living Here

  • City Population: 133,000
  • Student Population: 15,000
  • In medieval times Norwich was one of the greatest cities in England, and today is the regional administrative centre and county town of Norfolk.
  • An ancient walled city, Norwich includes 32 medieval churches, a cathedral and a Norman castle.
  • Norwich is a safe place to live with hundreds of student-friendly pubs, clubs, restaurants, cafes and bars.

Getting Around

  • Norwich Railway Station is located in central Norwich, a 10-minute walk from the city centre, with regular direct trains to London taking just under 2 hours.
  • Norwich is easily reached by road.
  • Norwich International Airport operates domestic routes from Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Jersey and Manchester, or via Amsterdam to gain connections to 400 international destinations.
  • National Express coaches travel to Norwich from major cities several times daily, with journeys from London taking around 3 hours. Norwich’s Bus Station houses an information desk, café, secure cycle storage and comfortable waiting facilities. 
  • A good local bus network also operates in the area, with a variety of tickets which can be purchased on the bus or via the bus station. UEA's campus is a 15-minute bus ride from Norwich city centre.
  • The Norwich area is on the National Cycle Network, Hull to Harwich route and the North Sea Cycle Route.

Culture and Nightlife

  • Students can choose from 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.
  • Museums and Galleries include Norwich Castle Museum and Gallery and The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia (UEA). The Museum of Norwich at The Bridewell, once a prison for women and beggars, is now home to a collection of historic objects and machinery revealing how Norwich people earned their living.
  • The Theatre Royal and Norwich Playhouse host major productions and the Red Card Comedy Club provides an alternative. Norwich Arts Centre hosts live music. Cinema City shows independent, art house movies, while other cinemas in Norwich include the Odean, Vue and Hollywood.
  • Norwich City is the main football club, owned by celebrity chef, Delia Smith. Sports opportunities includes BMX, skateboarding and all the usual outdoor pitches and courts, leisure centre, swimming pools as well as leisurely walks in the parks and gardens, while at the UEA students can access the renowned Sportspark.