Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is one of the very best in the country for innovative teaching and research excellence in health.

FMH PGR Registration and Orientation

Monday 07 January 2019, 09:30 to 13:00 in Constable Terrace Doctoral College Training Room

Full details of registration and orientation events are below. You can download a PDF copy here.

ITCS will have their ‘virtual’ Service Desk there to help you connect your device(s) to the UEA wireless network and will have printed IT guides available too.

FMH Graduate School Induction

  • details to be announced.



Phone: +44 (0) 1603 591709

EU (European Union), EEA (European Economic Area), Overseas and British students born outside the UK arriving during week commencing 02 January are encouraged to visit the Student Visa Compliance Team in the Admissions Office in Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB) 1.120 to have Visas and Passports checked.

If you have not had your documents checked before 07 January you must visit the Student Visa Compliance Team in the Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB 1.120) between 09:30 and 10:15 for your visa and passport checks to be done prior to completing registration from 10:00 in the Constable Terrace Doctoral College Training Room.

Home students: go directly to the Constable Terrace Doctoral College Training Room.

time details
Constable Terrace Doctoral College Training Room (CTDC Training)
10:00 - 10:45 Completion of registration and verification of academic documents for all new PGR students

Collection of Welcome Packs and Campus Cards

Opportunity to meet with representatives from a range of information and support services such as:

International Students Team (ISAT) | Student Union | UCU | Courage Wellbeing Project | Outreach | Sustainable Transport | Security | UEA Sport | Careers Service | Library

Members of the IT Support Team will also be available to help with setting up devices
10:45 - 11:00 Welcome address
  • Dr Nick Watmough, Academic Director of Research Degree Programmes
  • Dr Vivien Easson, Head of Postgraduate Research Service
11:00 - 11:45 Making the Most of the Student Support Service and the Courage Wellbeing Project
  • Dr Jeremy Schildt, Head of Learning Enhancement Team: interactive session which will include the opportunity to put questions to a panel of current PGR students
  • Bryony Porter will also share information on the Courage Wellbeing Project
11:45 - 11:55 Presentation from the Careers Service: Dr Rosemary Bass, Careers Advisor
11:55 - 12:05 Presentation from UEA Sport: Joe Skeet, Student Sport Coordinator
12:05 - 12:15 Introduction to the UEA Student Union: Martin Marko, Student Engagement Coordinator (PG)
12:15 - 12:30 Presentation from ISAT (International Students Advisory Team) for international students only: Susan Peters Corbett, International Student Officer
12:30 Optional campus tour including visit to PGR Service (Elizabeth Fry Building 2.30), Sports Park, Library, Student Support Services, The Street led by current PG researchers
Afternoon Unless there are events arranged for your particular Faculty, you are encouraged to meet your supervisors (meetings to be arranged in advance) or familiarise yourself with the campus if supervisors unavailable.

Ilovehealth is an online induction programme - launching in September 2018 - available to you as a postgraduate student registered on a programme within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMH).

It has been designed to provide a range of information and advice regarding University resources, support and services available to enable you to make the most of your time here at UEA.

The induction offers information relevant to all students alongside some introductory information specific to the programme on which you are registered- it also provides detail of the Welcome Event being hosted for students on commencement of the academic year and information regarding the practicalities of completing the University registration requirements.

The site is full of information to help you get to know FMH and UEA; support you with your studies and keep you informed about the range of opportunities and events on offer at the University.

Once you receive an email confirming your place with us, follow the link within it to register online and set up your IT account, UEA username and password. You will need your UEA username and password to get access to the Ilovehealth Blackboard site.

Once you have your UEA details, follow the instructions below to access Ilovehealth:

  • go to
  • select Blackboard from the coloured buttons towards the top of the screen

Options on The Portal: Blackboard | eVision | email



  • type in your UEA username and password and select Sign In
  • at the top right of the screen select I

Please take some time to browse this site as it contains lots of information we think you’ll find useful and essential in ensuring you achieve your maximum potential from your studies.

We hope you will find it a useful and interesting resource.

If you didn't find the answers you were looking for on the new students website, just fill in the box below with your enquiry and we will get back to you.


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