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International Orientation & Welcome Week 

Welcome to our new students, joining us for the semester.

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:

Wednesday 8 January 2020

  • Registration and Welcome Day 10.00am - 4.00pm The Hive, Union House
  • Decorate a Photo Frame (SU Welcome Fest Event) 4:30pm – 6 pm, Bookable Room 2, Union House

Thursday 9 January 2020

  • Campus Tours 11.00am - 12.00pm, meet in the Hive, Union House
  • Study Abroad Welcome Induction 3.00pm - 4.00pm
  • Study Abroad Quiz Night 5.00pm - 8.00pm

Friday 10 January 2020

Monday 13 January 2020

  • Welcome Social - free pizza! (SU Welcome Fest Event) 6.00pm - 8.00pm Blue Bar, Union House

Wednesday 16 January 2020

  • Welcome Back Fair (SU Welcome Fest Event) 11.00am - 3.00pm, Union House

Tuesday 21 January 2020

  • City Tour & Brunch (SU Welcome Fest Event) 11.00am - 3.00pm, The Forum, Norwich City Centre

There are more Welcome Fest Events being run buy SU throughout January, visit the SU Tickets website and click Welcome Fest


There are more Welcome Fest Events being run by SU throughout January,  Visit https://www.uea.su/tickets/ and click Welcome Fest.

These pages will be updated as we confirm events, but to get all the latest information and for information about UEA and Living in the UK, download our Student Handbook app.

New Student Website

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

Updates Updates

Key Dates Key Dates

8 January 2020                           Arrival and Registration for New Study Abroad Students*

8-10 January 2020                      International Orientation Programme

13 January 2020                         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 student.life@uea.ac.uk.