Miwa Uno Vlog

Miwa Uno, an International Student at UEA give us some useful tips on living and studying in the UK

Meet and Greet Service

Travelling from a far can seem quite overwhelming so what better way to make your journey a little easier by using our meet and greet service

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Wherever you have travelled from, whether Europe or further away, we would like to wish you a warm welcome to the UEA.

We know there is a lot to think about when travelling to study in a new country and we hope to make your arrival as easy as possible.

Key Dates

International Student Arrivals and Registration Days        19 & 20 September

International Orientation and Welcome Week                   19-23 September

Start of Autumn Semester                                                  24 September

International Orientation and Welcome Week

For all new EU and international students arriving this week, a full programme of information, social opportunities and activities are available to help you get settled. More details will be available throughout summer via the mobile app and the link on the right.

UEA International Student Handbook Smartphone App

The UEA International Orientation Guide provides the information to help you with a successful start. The app gives you the useful information and resources, a schedule of all the events and activities for you to create your own personal schedule, and a built-in social media to interact with other new students. Start making friends, find your way with interactive maps, and be prepared to land on your feet and feel at home quickly.

Preparing for Studying at University in the UK

Future Learn offers an online course to develop your skills to succeed at university.

UKCISA Study Skills for Success has good information to make the adjustment.

Prepare of Success has interactive activities to prepare you for studying in the UK.

UEA Student Services produce a brilliant brochure specially created for international students – packed with everything you need to know. You should download and read from cover to cover today.

Here’s some of what's inside: 

  1. Visas and immigration – making sure your paperwork is all in order and you know what you need to do. Whether you are from the EU, or you need a visa for the UK, we have the information for you.

  2. Information on:

    • Opening a bank account,
    • Healthcare in the UK,
    • Arriving in the UK,
    • Arriving at UEA
    • Staying safe and more.
  3. The International Students Advisory Team (ISAT)

    A dedicated team to support all international students studying at UEA, to help you overcome any challenges and to make the most of your time in the UK. If you’ve read the guide and you still want to know more, you should visit the International Students section of the UEA portal.

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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