The School of Health Sciences offers a superb learning environment that enables students to fulfil their potential and ensures our graduates are fit for practice in the modern and ever-changing health and social care sector
The Schools of Study at UEA teach thousands of undergraduate and postgraduate students each year across the four faculties of our campus in Norwich.
We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Health Sciences.
If you haven’t already, check out our School pages on the UEA website.
Once you have registered online you will also need to attend a registration event (unless you are an undergraduate home student living in UEA accommodation, since you are registered automatically when you pick up your room keys).
Welcome to UEA and the School of Health Sciences.
We are delighted you have decided to study with us for a professional qualification and look forward to working with you as you develop, both professionally and personally, as a result of your experiences here.
The School of Health Sciences offers a superb learning environment using innovative and stimulating teaching methods that will enable you to fulfil your potential and ensure you are confident to make a difference to the patient experience in the modern and ever-changing health and social care sector.
World-class research underpins all our courses, and our clinical practice sees us working in partnership with healthcare providers across the Eastern region and beyond to provide a variety of high-quality practice experiences, which are a crucial element of your learning. Our nationally and internationally recognised research active academic staff are experts in their fields and will inspire you to develop your interests and career.
Our teaching takes place in our award-winning buildings and you will benefit from regular opportunities to practise in our cutting-edge skills laboratories and immersive classroom. Our interprofessional learning programme gives you the opportunity to learn alongside other health related students at UEA.
I hope your time with us will be a happy and enjoyable one. For those studying a postgraduate programme, I hope that the programme you have decided to undertake supports your continued professional development, further improve your effectiveness in the workplace and underpin your capacity as an independent lifelong learner.
There are many activities across the University as a whole in which to participate and I would encourage you to engage as much as possible with the opportunities provided to play an active part in the wider University community.
I would like to take this opportunity to wish you every success in your studies and career aspirations.
Professor Sally Hardy
Dean of the School of Health Sciences
Please take some time to browse your Blackboard resource 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.
For students studying a post-registration course; you will get access to I♥Health.
All other postgraduate students; you will get access to HSC Student Zone.
I♥Health – your online Faculty Blackboard resources site
I♥Health is an online resource available to you as a postgraduate student registered on a programme within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.
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.
There is 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 I♥Health Blackboard site.Once you have your UEA details, follow the instructions below to access I♥Health:
- Go to https://portal.uea.ac.uk/
- Select Blackboard from the coloured buttons towards the top of the screen
- Type in your UEA username and password and select Sign In
- At the top right of the screen select I♥Health.
We hope you will find it a useful and interesting resource.