Faculty of Science

Feed your passion for science at UEA. Deepen your knowledge, specialise, take your career to the next level, challenge yourself and ensure you have the edge with potential employers.

Please note

All students must attend the registration and induction events on:

  • Monday 1 October
  • Tuesday 2 October
  • Wednesday 3 October*
  • Monday 8 October*

* ENVEast (and ENVEast associated) students will be attending specific ENVEast induction events on these days

SCI 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.

Faculty of Science PGR Induction Programme

  • Tuesday 02 October 2018: Faculty (am) and School (pm) inductions
  • Wednesday 03 October 2018: Getting started as a researcher (09:30-15:00)*
  • Monday 08 October 2018: Evaluating your training needs and developing your skills (10:00-12:00)*

* ENVEast (and ENVEast associated) students will be attending specific ENVEast induction events on these days

Download a PDF copy of the full programme here.


Email: pgr.enquiries.admiss@uea.ac.uk

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

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