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University of East Anglia (UEA)

University Plain, NR4 7TJ NORWICH, United Kingdom
3.90 / 5 based on 48 reviews.
Description:
The University of East Anglia was founded in 1963. The stunning campus is on the outskirts of Norwich, one of the UK's best preserved medieval cities.


Programmes
Accreditations
87% of students recommend
48 reviews
Housing
4.1/5
All experiences (48)
Student life
3.8/5
5 stars (12)
Academic
4.1/5
4 stars (24)
Languages
4.8/5
3 stars (12)
Expenses
2.8/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.3/5
1 star (0)
The full experience went beyond the initial goal of gaining a degree. I believe I have learnt more about myself and have matured in the year I spent at the university Read Review
loizaM, Kenya

4 4-star reviews of University of East Anglia

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Review by LOIZA, kenyatta university, nairobi, Kenya
Development Studies, Independent
HOUSING    
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: On campus
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? Greater freedom and lee number of people within the accommodation therefore easier to use facilities
Personal comments:
Satisfactory
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STUDENT LIFE    
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students interact with the local community without much university involvement
Activities: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Travel: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
none
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ACADEMIC    
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
none

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Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
How much did you improve your English?
My level before: At ease in most situations
My level after: Everyday knowledge (shopping, directions, etc.)
Personal comments:
Excellent
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EXPENSES    
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
A private grant
Other sources of funding:
Family
Personal savings
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Cost of living generally much higher than in the home country
Food, Travel, Nightlife, Overall, Telephone, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Charity shops provide good quality items at a very good price
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OVERALL    
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
no
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
Highly recommended



FINAL COMMENTS

The full experience went beyond the initial goal of gaining a degree. I believe I have learnt more about myself and have matured in the year I spent at the university
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