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 01 October 2018, 09:30 to 12:30

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

*NEW* ITCS are planning to 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

  • Tuesday 2 October 2018: Academic Induction - research environment and training (09:30-16:15)
  • Wednesday 3 October 2018: Academic Induction - mandatory training (10:00-16:00)
  • Thursday 4 October 2018: Academic Induction - recommended training session (10:00-12:00)

You can download a full copy of the programme here (PDF).



Phone: +44 (0) 1603 591709

EU (European Union), EEA (European Economic Area), Overseas and British students born outside the UK arriving during week commencing 24 September 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 1 October you must visit the Student Visa Compliance Team in the Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB) between 09:30 and 10:30 for your visa and passport checks to be done prior to completing registration in the Thomas Paine Study Centre Foyer.

Home students: go directly to Thomas Paine Study Centre Foyer

time details
Thomas Paine Study Centre Foyer
09:30 - 11:00 Completion of registration and verification of academic documents

Collection of Welcome Packs

Information Mart and opportunity to engage with representatives from a range of information and support services including:

Careers - Library - Outreach - Sustainable Transport - Student Union - UEA Sport - International Students Advisory Team (ISAT)


time details
Thomas Paine Study Centre Lecture Theatre
10:45 - 11:00 Welcome - Now you are a PGR
  • Dr Vivien Easson, Head of Postgraduate Research Service
  • Dr Nick Watmough, Academic Director of Research Degree Programmes
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
12:05 - 12:15 Introduction to the UEA Student Union: Martin Marko, Postgraduate Education Officer
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 PGR students
Afternoon Unless advised otherwise: opportunity to meet your supervisors (meetings to be arranged in advance) or familiarise yourself with the campus if supervisors unavailable.


There are several catering outlets on campus in The Square where you will be able to buy lunch following the event

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.


Admissions enquiries:
or telephone +44 (0)1603 591515


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