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International Orientation & Welcome Week 

Thursday 19 and Friday 20 September 2019

Arriving in the UK will be a very exciting time as you begin to explore UEA and the city of Norwich. Your Orientation Programme offers a range of events and activities to help you settle into life in the UK. It will also give you the opportunity to meet staff and students from across UEA. 

Orientation Programme

There is a wide range of events for you to enjoy:

Thursday 19th September

  • Post Grad BBQ at the Lake 5-7pm
  • International Student Social at Blue Bar 6-9pm

Friday 20th September

  • International Student Afternoon Tea at UNIO 2-4pm
  • Walking Tour of the city - at the Forum 4-5pm
  • Games and Buffet TBC 6-8pm

Saturday 21st September

  • Welcome Weekend at UNIO all day
  • Campus Tour 10-11am - meet at the Hive
  • Discover Norwich talk at Lecture Theatre 3 1-2pm

Monday 23rd September

  • Campus Tour 4-5pm - meet at the Hive
  • Food Fayre in UNIO 11am-3pm
  • City Bus Tours 5.30pm and 7pm - book £10 tickets on SU site

Tuesday 24th September

  • Societies Fair at Union House 11am-6pm

Wednesday 25th September

  • Sports Fair at Sportspark 10.30am-6pm
  • International Welcome Evening at Norwich Castle 6-8pm Bus from campus 5.30pm

Thursday 26th September

  • Plant Sale on the Street
  • POC safe space Union House Bookable Room 2 5-7pm

Friday 27th September

  • Plant Sale on the Street

Saturday 28th September

  • Cinema in the Square 7.30pm

Sunday 29th September

  • Cinema in the Square 7.30pm


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New Student Website

To find out about Arriving and Registration at UEA, and to download the Pre-Departure Guide visit the New Students webpages.

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Last updated 27/08/2019

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19 & 20 September    Arrival and Registration for New Study Abroad Students*

19-22 September        International Orientation Programme

23 September             Start of Autumn Semester


*If your course start date is at a different time, please refer to your school's page for registration details or when your UEA Accommodation is available from.

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Questions? Questions?

If you have any questions about arriving at UEA or orientation, please contact us at isat@uea.ac.uk.