University of East Anglia UEA is ranked amongst the top three for student satisfaction according to the first National Student Survey and in the top 20 in the UK by the Sunday Times. University of East Anglia UEA also came top of the most recent research effectiveness league table published by Research Fortnight.
University of East Anglia UEA Located in 320 acres of rolling parkland but just two miles from the centre of the cathedral city of Norwich the University is adjacent to the Norwich Research Park which is home to over 1,000 scientists working in several world ranked institutions.
University of East Anglia UEA Sporting facilities on campus include the University Sportspark which houses an Olympic sized swimming pool and regularly hosts international sporting events. University of East Anglia UEA also has the world famous Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and hosts an International Literary Festival which has included famous names such as Ian McEwan and Kazuo Ishiguro (both alumni of UEA’s Creative Writing course).
The latest (2011) National Student Survey showed once again that University of East Anglia UEA students are among the most satisfied in the country. University of East Anglia UEA has been in the top 10 English mainstream universities for student satisfaction ever since the survey began. University of East Anglia UEA has came third for facilities and third overall in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2011, and the Guardian University Guide 2012 placed them in the top 20 UK institutions.
Nearly 90 per cent of University of East Anglia UEA research was rated of international excellence in the latest (2008) Research Assessment Exercise, with over 50 per cent ‘world leading’. Norwich has the fourth greatest concentration of ‘most highly cited researchers’ in the UK, after London, Oxford and Cambridge – thanks to the University and its Norwich Research Park partners. In a survey of top institutions researching geosciences over the last decade, the University of East Anglia UEA was the third university in the world, just after Harvard and Princeton. (Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators 2009).
University of East Anglia UEA stunning campus, just 15 minutes from the centre of Norwich, has won over 20 awards for architecture. First-year undergraduates from outside Norwich are guaranteed one of our 3,500 campus bedrooms, (many ensuite) if you apply promptly. The Architects’ Journal has voted our original residences – the ziggurats – in the top ten examples of university architecture in the country.
A fine city
The fine city of Norwich (“None finer”, according to Stephen Fry) combines heritage charm with 21st century attitude and is rated as one of the top ten shopping venues in the UK. And national crime statistics show Norfolk to be the safest county in England.