Archive of endorsements Archive of endorsements

 

 

Select a year from those listed below to see previous endorsements.

2005 - 2006 - 2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015

 

2015

"2nd for student satisfaction. Consistently in the top five" National Student Survey 2015

"UEA is ranked 15th in the Complete University Guide 2015"

"14th in the UK, The Guardian University Guide 2015"

"UEA ranked sixth for student experience in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2015"

"UEA is ranked 14th in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015"

"UEA's longstanding commitment to sustainability, is reflected in a top-30 position in the People and Planet Green League of environmental performance. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"The University is situated in parkland, with easy access to Norwich, voted one of the best small cities in the world and also England's first UNESCO City of Literature. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"UEA's longstanding commitment to sustainability, is reflected in a top-30 position in the People and Planet Green League of environmental performance. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"The University is situated in parkland, with easy access to Norwich, voted one of the best small cities in the world and also England's first UNESCO City of Literature. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"Students appear to like the scale of this relatively small campus university, as well as the quality of its courses. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"As UEA celebrates its 50th anniversary, some of the broad subject combinations pioneered in its early days are still highly regarded in the academic world. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"The University is ranked among the top 200 in the world by Times Higher Education magazine. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"The Sportspark is impressive. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"The University has sharpened its focus on employability with a strategy that promotes the development of the academic and wider skills that employers demand through the curriculum. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"Creative Writing is another of UEA's best known features and the recipient of a Diamond Jubilee Queen's Anniversary Prize. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

"The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is perhaps the greatest resource of its type on any British campus. The Times Good University Guide 2015"

 

2014

"UEA ranked third for student satisfaction. Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2014"

"World Top 100, Leiden Ranking 2014"

"A top 20 university. The Guardian University Guide 2014"

"The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14 UEA is ranked 174th in the world's top universities."

"World Top 1%. Times World Rankings 2014"

"Ranked second for student satisfaction in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014."

"Voted first in the UK for clubs and societies" in the latest Whatuni Student Choice Awards."

"The impressive Sportspark boasts an Olympic-sized swimming pool, fitness and aerobics centres, athletics track, gymnastics facilities, climbing wall, courts and pitches. The Times Good University Guide 2014"

The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is perhaps the greatest resource of its type on any British campus. The refurbished centre houses a priceless collection of modern and tribal art in a building designed by Norman Foster. The Times Good University Guide 2014"

"UEA has reached its highest-ever position in 20 years of our league tables, thanks mainly to consistently high levels of student satisfaction and good staffing levels. The Times Good University Guide 2014"

"UEA is seldom outside the top ten in the National Student Survey and was voted the top university in the UK for student satisfaction in the 2013 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. The Times Good University Guide 2014"

 

2013

"No.1 for Student Experience. Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2013"

"UEA is ranked joint second in the National Student Survey 2013."

"UEA is ranked 20th in the Complete University Guide 2013."

"World Top 100. Leiden Ranking 2013"

"The University of East Anglia is an increasingly popular campus-based university, just a couple of miles from the centre of Norwich. The university consistently makes the top 10 in the national student satisfaction survey and was voted top English university in the latest Whatuni student choice awards. Guardian University Guide 2014"

"17th in the UK, Guardian University Guide 2014"

"UEA has "best overall experience of undergraduate life. Times Higher Education Survey 2013"

"The University of East Anglia has been ranked as the 16th best university under 50 years old in the world in the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 Under 50, 2013. The new annual ranking, which is published in addition to the prestigious World University Rankings, lists the world's best 100 universities under the age of 50 years."

"The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-12 UEA is ranked 145th in the world's top universities."

"World Top 1%. Times World Rankings 2013"

"Voted Overall Winner in the last Whatuni Student Choice Awards."

"Voted "third in the UK for uni facilities" in the last Whatuni Student Choice Awards."

"Voted "second in the UK for its courses and lecturers" in the last Whatuni Student Choice Awards."

"The University of East Anglia (UEA) was founded in 1964 and reaches out to the world with innovation and flair. The Virgin Guide to British Universities 2012"

"This excellent university is among the best on virtually any grounds you care to mention. The Virgin Guide To British Universities 2012"

"Their strength academically lies both in research… and in teaching. The Virgin Guide to British Universities 2012 "

"Happier students than those at UEA are hard to find... due in great part to the sheer quality of the teaching and the distinctiveness of the surroundings. The Sunday Times University Guide 2011"

"UEA was ranked joint third for teaching and joint fifth for overall satisfaction in the 2012 National Student Survey."

"We here at UEA, want to provide a first-class, fully-rounded student experience. We believe that happy students are those settled into a comforting, friendly and stimulating environment. UEA is a stunning combination of modern architecture and beautiful countryside home to a truly international community. Satisfied students put UEA in the top five English universities in the National Student Survey 2012."

"The University consistently makes the top 10 in the National Student Satisfaction Survey and was voted top English university in the latest What Uni Student Choice Awards.
The Guardian Good University Guide 2013"

"The University is situated in parkland, with easy access to Norwich, which has been voted one of the best small cities in the world. The Times Good University Guide 2013"

"Students appear to like the scale of this relatively small campus university, as well as the quality of its courses. The Times Good University Guide 2013"

"UEA consistently ranks among the best universities in the country for student satisfaction. Its well taught degree courses and excellent facilities combined with a great social life and a nice place to live all on one stunning campus gives students the best of all worlds. The Sunday Times University Guide 2013"

"We recently won ‘first class' honours in the People and Planet Green League 2013. People and Planet First Class Honours League Table"

"UEA is in the top 10 of the Guardian's People and Planet Green League 2011, which ranks universities according to their policies and commitment to environmental management. Guardian's People and Planet Green League Table"

"UEA has been one of the big winners in the National Student Survey. The Times Good University Guide 2013"

"The Sportspark, which was extended recently, boasts an Olympic-sized swimming pool, fitness and aerobics centres, athletics track, gymnastics facilities, climbing wall, courts and pitches. The university was chosen as the base for the English Institute of Sport in the East. The Times Good University Guide 2013"

"Students leave the University of East Anglia with a good degree and good job prospects but that doesn't stop them having a whale of a time while they're getting there. The Sunday Times University Guide 2013"

"The University's high employment rate is no accident. All degrees include opportunities to develop wider skills such as problem-solving, team working and presentation, while opportunities to gain work and cultural experience include a year or semester abroad, a year in industry or short work placements. The University's job shop also gives students access to part-time work, work experience and volunteering opportunities .In addition, UEA's graduate intern programme enables recent graduates to work full or part-time for between four and 12 weeks at a business in the eastern region. The Sunday Times University Guide 2013"

"Voted in the top five in the UK for Job Prospects in the last Whatuni Student Choice Awards. Whatuni Website"

"Some of the broad subject combinations that the University pioneered from its origins in the 1960s are still highly regarded in the academic world. With successive five-star ratings for research followed by a good result in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. The Times Good University Guide 2013"

"Some of the broad subject combinations which UEA pioneered from its origins... are still highly regarded in the academic world... The Times Good University Guide 2013"

"Norwich is internationally renowned for its research excellence. In terms of number of most highly cited scientists, Norwich is ranked fourth in the UK after London, Oxford and Cambridge. New Scientist/Thomson ISI"

"We are one of Britain's premier research and teaching universities and are committed to achieving international standards of excellence. In the latest Research Assessment Exercise, almost 90% of the University's research activity was deemed to be of international standing, and over 50% world-leading or internationally excellent."

"Nearly 90% of our research is of international excellence (based on the most recent Research Assessment Exercise results)."

"UK Top 20 for research citations. Times Higher Education 2013"

 

2012

"UEA contributed more than any other university in the world to the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The Times Good University Guide 2012"

"The excellent sporting facilities are based around the £30 million Sportspark, which boasts an Olympic-sized swimming pool, fitness and aerobics centres, athletics track, climbing wall, courts and pitches. The Times Good University Guide 2012"

"The University of East Anglia has been ranked as the 10th best university under 50 years old in the world in the inaugural Times Higher Education 100 Under 50. The new annual ranking, which is published in addition to the prestigious World University Rankings, lists the world's best 100 universities under the age of 50 years."

"The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012 UEA is ranked 145th in the world's top universities"

"The University of East Anglia (UEA) was founded in 1964 and reaches out to the world with innovation and flair. The Virgin Guide to British Universities 2012"

"It is among the best on virtually any grounds you care to mention. The Virgin Guide To British Universities 2012"

"Their strength academically lies both in research… and in teaching. The Virgin Guide To British Universities 2012"

"74% get real graduate-level jobs within six months of leaving. The Virgin Guide To British Universities 2012"

"The LCR has been voted the best student venue in the country by the music industry's Live! Magazine. The Virgin Guide To British Universities 2012"

"Accommodation given a 5-star rating by students. The Virgin Guide To British Universities 2012"

"The Times Good University Guide 2012 University Ranked 27th overall in UK."

"The Times Good University Guide 2012 Ranked third in UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy. "

"The Times Good University Guide 2012 Ranked fourth in UK for Communication and Media Studies."

"The Times Good University Guide 2012 Ranked sixth in UK for Geography and Environmental Sciences."

"The Times Good University Guide 2012 Ranked eighth in UK for American Studies, Geology and Nursing."

"The Times Good University Guide 2012 Ranked nineth for History of Art, Architecture and Design."

"The Times Good University Guide 2012 Ranked 10th in UK for Mathematics."

"UEA has been one of the big winners in the National Student Survey, finishing in the top 10 every year in published results. Nine out of 10 final-year undergraduates were satisfied overall in 2010. The Times Good University Guide 2012"

"Some of the broad subject combinations… such as developmental sciences - are highly regarded in the academic world. The Times Good University Guide 2012"

"UEA contributed more than any other university in the world to the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The Times Good University Guide 2012"

"Art history has the benefit of the Sainsbury Centre for the Visual Arts, perhaps the greatest resource of its type on any British campus. The Times Good University Guide 2012"

"Creative Writing is another star-studded area, with authors Andrew Cowan, Giles Foden and Lavinia Greenlaw taking up where Andrew Motion and the late Malcolm Bradbury left off. The Times Good University Guide 2012"

"The excellent sporting facilities are based around the £30 million Sportspark, which boasts an Olympic-sized swimming pool, fitness and aerobics centres, athletics track, climbing wall, courts and pitches. The Times Good University Guide 2012"

74% get real graduate-level jobs within six months of leaving. The Virgin Guide to British Universities 2012"

 

2011

"The University of East Anglia has been voted top English university, and the best in the UK for its accommodation and Student Union, in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2011."

"UEA is eighth in the Guardian's People and Planet Green League 2011, which ranks universities according to their policies and commitment to environmental management."

"UEA has gone up to third in the Times Higher Education student experience survey. This is up from fifth last year. UEA has overtaken both Oxford (was third, now sixth) and Cambridge (was second now fourth)."

"Announced 2011 The Union of UEA Students was awarded 'Student Union of the Year' at the 2010 Club Awards."

"A top 20 university. Guardian 2011 University League Table/Guardian University Guide 2011"

"23rd in the 2011 Times Good University Guide. UEA has been one of the big winners in the National Student Survey, finishing in the top ten every year that results have been published."

"Students appear to like the scale of this relatively small campus university, as well as the quality of its courses... Applications were up by 35% - the biggest rise at any pre-1992 university in England. The Times Good University Guide 2011"

"...the broad subject combinations that the university pioneered from its origins in the 1960s...are highly regarded in the academic world. The Times Good University Guide 2011"

"UEA contributed more than any other university in the world to the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The Times Good University Guide 2011"

"The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is perhaps the greatest resource of its type on any British Campus. The Times Good University Guide 2011"

"Norwich... has been voted one of the best small cities in the world. The Times Good University Guide 2011"

"The University of East Anglia... boasts excellent sports facilities, bars and cafes, and the excellent Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, not to mention some striking 1960s architecture. The Times Good University Guide 2011"

"The University prides itself on being at the forefront of green awareness, and is meeting its energy needs via the recently completed on-campus biomass generating plant. The Guardian University Guide 2011"

"[The University of East Anglia] is among the best [universities] on virtually any grounds you care to mention. The Guardian University Guide 2011"

"The LCR has been voted the best student venue in the country by the music industry's Live! magazine. The Virgin Guide to British Universities 2011"

"They are a 5-star uni for extra-curricular activities, with 70 societies and 40 sports clubs. The Virgin Guide to British Universities 2011"


2010

"Ranked 30th in the Sunday Times Good University Guide and 28th in the Complete University Guide. Teacher training programmes at the University of East Anglia have been judged as "outstanding" by Ofsted inspectors. September 2010"

"The judgement of outstanding means that your setting is exceptional and significant elements of your work are exemplary."

"A new global rank order of universities sees the University of East Anglia as one of only 29 UK universities in the world's top 200, at 174th place. Christine Gilbert, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector, Ofsted."

"The University of East Anglia is joint third mainstream English university for overall student satisfaction in the 2010 National Student Satisfaction Survey. The University's students have placed it in the top five for overall student satisfaction every year since the survey began, six years ago. In addition to its strong overall place, the University has the top-ranked School of Pharmacy in the country with 99% overall satisfaction; its School of Political, Social and International Studies was top in the country for overall satisfaction for Media Studies and joint top for Sociology, with 100% satisfaction scores in both. Times Higher Education, 16 September 2010"
 
"The School of Allied Health Professions was joint top in the country for overall satisfaction for its Occupational Therapy course and joint first for satisfaction with teaching in Physiotherapy (98%) and Speech and Language Therapy (97%)."
 
"Drama and Psychology at the University both came out top in the country for satisfaction with teaching, with scores of 99% and 96%."

"The School of International Development and its pioneering charitable company, International Development UEA, have been awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize - the UK's most prestigious HE award, given to those who can demonstrate outstanding work at a world-class level." [As a prizewinner, the University is entitled to use the logo of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for a period of 4 years (until 18 February 2014) on all publicity material. To download the logo and read the guidelines, please go to the Queen's Anniversary Prize page under our Logos and Brand Guidelines section.

"The University of East Anglia achieved some of the highest scores of any university in the country for its facilities in the 2010 Times Higher Education student survey, conducted by Opinionpanel. We were placed third for facilities and fifth overall. "[UEA] is among the best [universities] on virtually any grounds you care to mention."

"UEA's LCR has been voted the best student venue in the country by the music industry's Live! magazine. Each year more than 50 live bands grace its stage. The Virgin 2010 Alternative Guide to British Universities"

"The 2008 Research Assessment of British universities places UEA's History of Art, Film Studies, American Studies and International Development in the top three in the country, with Environmental Sciences and Pharmacy in the top 10. The Virgin 2010 Alternative Guide to British Universities"

"UEA contributed more than any other university in the world to the 2007 Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The Virgin 2010 Alternative Guide to British Universities"

"...the broad subject combinations which UEA pioneered from its origins in the 1960s are highly regarded in the academic world... The Times Good University Guide 2010"

"The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts [is] perhaps the greatest resource of its type on any British campus. The Times Good University Guide 2010"


2009

"The University of East Anglia is voted third in the 2009 National Student Housing Survey for Best University Halls Award."

"The University of East Anglia is ranked joint third mainstream English university for satisfaction in the 2009 National Student Survey. This means that the University has been in the top five for student satisfaction every year since the National Student Survey began. The University's overall satisfaction score of 90% is bettered only by Cambridge and Leicester among large English institutions in the survey, which also includes smaller colleges and specialist institutions."

"The School of Pharmacy received a ringing endorsement from its students. Its 100% satisfaction ratings in the2009 National Student Survey place it top in the UK, a remarkable achievement for the University's newest school of study."

"93.7% of UEA students go into employment or education six months after studying - scoring better than Oxford and Cambridge. Norwich Evening News 2009 (Based on the official HESA Employment Performance Indicator)"

"One of the top three universities in the world for geosciences. Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators 1999-2009"

"Norfolk was officially named the safest county in England after the launch of new crime figures on 24 June 2009. Norfolk has fewer crimes per 1,000 residents than any other English county."

"Norfolk is the safest place in the country. Crime has fallen for six consecutive years and the county now has the lowest crime rate in England, according to Home Office figures Source: 2009 iQuanta rankings"

"Norfolk is the safest place in the country, with the lowest crime rate in England, according to Home Office figure Source: 2009 iQuanta rankings"

"The University of East Anglia has been voted top English university overall and the best in the UK for its accommodation and Student Union in the 2009. Whatuni Student Choice Awards"

"The University of East Anglia has been one of the most consistent performers in the National Student Survey, appearing in the top five English universities every year since the survey began."

"Norwich, a top ten shopping city: Venuescore rankings of March 2009 rank Norwich eighth out of a list of 2,000 UK shopping destinations."

"The University of East Anglia has been ranked as one of the top 10 in the country according to students."

"UEA was rated as sixth in a list of 101 higher education institutions which took part in the annual Times Education Supplement student experience survey. EDP Jan 2009"

"UEA was rated joint top mainstream university for student satisfaction - a key measure of academic and teaching excellence. The Complete University Guide 2009"

"Around 90% of UEA research is rated of international or national excellence in the latest Research Assessment Exercise. The Complete University Guide 2009"

"The Times Good University Guide 2009 ranked the University 23rd out of 113 institutions in the UK, whilst the most recent Sunday Times University Guide placed it 22nd out of 123 institutions."

"UEA's Elizabeth Fry building praised as one of the most energy efficient non-domestic buildings in the UK. The Ecologist 1/6/09"

"UEA comes eighth in a league table for British academic architecture. Architects' Journal Online 26/10/09"

 

2008

"The results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise have confirmed the University if East Anglia as one of the leading research institutions in the UK."

"The University of East Anglia wins the Times Higher Education 2008 Award for Project of the Year for Professor Tim Lenton's groundbreaking work on climate change tipping points."

"Student satisfaction figures for 2008 published by the Higher Education Funding Council for England show that the University of East Anglia is bettered only by Cambridge and on a par with Oxford, among mainstream English universities. For the fourth year in succession – ever since the National Student Survey began – students have given their UEA courses a ringing endorsement, but this year's 92% overall satisfaction figure is the University's best ever result."

"Happier students than those at UEA are hard to find. The first four national student surveys have seen them record some of the highest satisfaction scores in the UK. While success in the survey is often hard to pin down, in UEA's case it must be due in great part to the sheer quality of the teaching and the distinctiveness of the surroundings. Sunday Times Good University Guide, September 2008"

"No.1 for Accommodation Quality in terms of satisfied students. Student Barometer 2008"

"No.1 for Accommodation Cost in terms of satisfied students. Student Barometer 2008"

"Teaching excellence in 18 subjects is backed up by a research profile that put UEA well within the top 20 nationally at the time of the last assessments, published in 2001. The new UK-wide review of research quality due out in the coming weeks is likely to see the university lift its profile further. Sunday Times Good University Guide, September 2008"

"Recent major reviews of nursing and Allied Health Professions brought UEA the highest accolades possible. Quality of teaching was given a very respectable 4.2 out of 5 in the 2006 National Student Survey. UEA has been in the top five for overall student satisfaction for the past two years. The Independent, July 2008"

"The University of East Anglia tops the Independent and Complete University Guide league table looking at the best universities for sport. We received the highest total of 43 stars out of 44 for our facilities. This means that UEA students have more access to more facilities, intra mural sport and activity classes than any other university in Britain. June 2008"

"An excellent reputation and a wide mix of courses. Guardian Education Guide, May 2008"

"The projects that broke new ground. Elizabeth Fry Building at UEA is listed as one of 30 building projects that have reshaped the building environment over last three decades." Building Services Journal, 9 August 2008"

"UEA is a top uni with an independent streak and a host of interesting specialisms. The Virgin 2008 Alternative Guide to British Universities"

"The most complete medieval city in Britain has everything you could desire of a vibrant regional capital. The Guardian/Observer Travel Awards 2008"

 

2007

"The Times Higher's annual student survey on university experience, which polled over 22,000 undergraduates on a spectrum of factors about higher education, has seen us rated fifth, reinforcing the strong performance in the National Student Survey. December 2007"

"UEA ranked 20 in the 2007 Times Good University Guide."

"UEA is a top five English mainstream university for the third consecutive year in the 2007 National Student Survey."

"Norwich is the only city in the UK to have won a prestigious worldwide award given to cities deemed to be great places to live. The International Awards for Liveable Communities, 2007"

"UEA is ranked in the Top 20 in the online Good University Guide 2007."

"UEA is ranked 22nd in the Sunday Times University Guide 2007."

"Norwich is the first English city to be admitted to the prestigious World League of Historical Cities, which includes Prague, Vienna, Barcelona, Budapest and Quebec. 2007"

"UEA is one of the 49 British Universities among the top 500 in the world as published in the THES-QS World University Rankings 2007."

 

2006

"According to the New Scientist in 2006, UEA and its partners on the Norwich Research Park have given Norwich one of the greatest concentrations of 'most highly cited researchers' in the UK - bettered only by London, Cambridge and Oxford."

"With successive 5* ratings for research and an excellent teaching grade, environmental sciences is the flagship school. The Times Good University Guide 2006"

"The University is engaged in an ambitious building programme . . . and has added extensive new sports facilities. The Times Good University Guide 2006"

"Health studies have been among UEA's fastest-developing areas, and the University has achieved its ultimate ambition with the establishment of one of the first new medical schools for 20 years. The Times Good University Guide 2006"
 
"Sporting facilities are excellent. The Times Good University Guide 2006"

"The University of East Anglia is famous for its creative writing degree, but it has also succeeded in establishing an international reputation for its work in environmental sciences and development studies. The Guardian University Guide 2006"

"Norwich is one of the top 10 shopping centres in the UK. The Guardian University Guide 2006"

"The campus is home to the biggest university sports complex in the UK. The Guardian University Guide 2006"

"UEA is ranked fourth in the top UK universities for published research papers by Thomson Scientific Ranks UK Research in Science Watch." 

"UEA is ranked joint first for student satisfaction among mainstream English universities in the National Student Survey."

"A report by the Independent has named Norwich as one of the top 10 "coolest" places to be a student in the UK."

"UEA is one of the best places in the country to train to be a teacher, according to new data published by the Training and Development Agency for Schools."

"The University of East Anglia is ranked 19th in the 2006 Sunday Times University League Table."

 

2005

"UEA is named one of the UK's top three universities for student satisfaction in the first ever National Student Survey." 

"UEA is shortlisted for the University of the Year award by the Sunday Times."

"UEA is ranked one of the top 200 universities in the world in an annual survey conducted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University."

"UEA was rated "excellent" for American Studies by the Sunday Times in September 2004. "