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Student Accommodation

  • The university offers university managed accommodation for the majority of new students, allocated based on distance from NUA.
  • NUA offers students a range of accommodation options to suit all requirements and budgets. From high specification halls of residence at All Saints Green in central Norwich, to budget-friendly halls at Beechcroft just a short bus ride from the campus, NUA students are extremely well catered for.
  • Accommodation information is made available online via the university website during the spring. Information is made available to all accepted students at the same time to avoid any students having an unfair advantage.
  • Information includes details of the university's accommodation and how to apply; private accommodation lists; details of the student-share list (first years looking for accommodation and willing to share with other NUA students); and information on living in the community. Accommodation Days enable prospective students to visit the accommodation on offer.

Accommodation Costs

Norwich Campus

Number of university/college beds 345
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation £5,800–£6,200
Typical annual cost of private accommodation £3,700–£4,400

Living Here

  • Norwich combines a rich heritage and history with an exciting and contemporary atmosphere. 1,500 historic buildings, including the 900-year-old cathedral and Norman castle, share the city with modern developments such as The Forum, Norwich’s new central library and media centre.
  • Norwich is a thriving cultural centre with a number of galleries, museums, theatres and events, including the oldest international arts festival in the UK. One of the top 10 shopping centres in the UK, Norwich is a major regional focus for business and commerce. It is a city with a warm and welcoming attitude to its student population. Norwich is consistently rated as one of the safest and 'greenest' cities in the UK.
  • Beyond the city limits, the county of Norfolk’s great houses and medieval villages provide their own historical and architectural interest. Norfolk enjoys a tranquil coastline strewn with beaches and small fishing communities. The world famous Norfolk Broads National Park comprises a network of lakes and rivers stretching 200km.

Getting Around

  • The campus is conveniently located at the heart of the city, within easy walking distance to all Norwich has to offer.
  • Under 2 hours from London and 1 hour from Cambridge, the campus is just a 10-minute walk from Norwich railway station which offers a train service to London every half an hour.

Culture and Nightlife

  • The city has a vibrant live-music scene with a diversity ensuring there is something for everyone. The UEA LCR, The Waterfront, Norwich Arts Centre and Norwich Playhouse are among the best known and best loved venues.
  • It is a fact of local pride that Norwich used to have a pub for every day of the year; while that not be the case now, it would still be hard to find a similar populated town or city with so many student-friendly pubs, along with clubs, bars, restaurants, cafés and coffee shops. All international cuisines are catered for, and in the summer the Tombland area is a great spot for outdoor dining with Japanese, Italian, French and British restaurants.
  • Norwich is alive with creativity, with 6 theatres and a number of important galleries, such as the Norman Foster designed Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, housing contemporary art and design including work by Francis Bacon, Giacometti and Henry Moore. The Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery contains collections including the influential Norwich School of Artists such as Sir Alfred Munnings. Outpost and STEW are artist-led venues hosting exhibitions, networking, and training events for artists. A number of museums includes the John Jarrold printing museum.
  • International cinema can be found a Cinema City which also features video and animations, while 3 multiplex cinemas – the Odeon, Hollywood and Ster – show the latest blockbusters.
  • Norwich was the first UK city to hold an arts festival back in 1772 and that tradition continues today, with festivals and arts events ranging from contemporary art, film, animation and music, to food and beer. Nearby, the award-winning Latitude festival takes place at Henham Park in Suffolk; featuring music along with 11 dedicated arts spaces offering comedy, film, dance, theatre, literature, poetry and cabaret.