Postgraduate Research

The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned university based on the Norwich Research Park in the historic English city of Norwich. We have a community of about 1400 research students studying the full range of academic disciplines who are provided with excellent training through our Graduate Schools.

Registration and Orientation

On Friday 6 April 2018, 09.15-11.35, in ARTS 01.06.

You can download a PDF copy of the Registration, Orientation and Induction Programme here.

EU (European Union), EEA (European Economic Area), Overseas and British students born outside the UK are required to visit the Student Visa Compliance Team in the Admissions Office in Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB) 1.120 between 10.00 and 13.00 on Thursday 5 April to have their Visas and Passports checked.


Phone: +44 (0) 1603 591709

time details
  • Completion of registration and verification of academic documents for all new PGR students ARTS 01.06
  • Opportunity to meet representatives from a range of information and support services
10.15-10.30 Welcome Address - Dr Nick Watmough: Academic Director for Research Degree Programmes and Dr Vivien Easson: Head of Postgraduate Research
10.30-11.10 Making the Most of the Student Support Services - Dr Jeremy Schildt & PGR Student Panelists
11.10-11.25 What is in Year 1?
  • What is a research degree and what does it involve?
  • What makes for a good supervisor/student relationship?
  • Progress reporting

Dr Yann Lebeau, SSF Associate Dean for PGR Research

11.25-11.35 Intro to UEA Student Union - Maddie Colledge, PG Education Officer UEA SU


Free time to explore campus. Refreshments available from a range of food outlets

16.00-18.00 Social event at Café Central, behind the Medical Centre and between Hickling and Barton Houses (near Bluebell Road), hosted by the PhD Network Group - light refreshments will be provided and will include optional short tour of campus.

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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