Beyond Study


Beyond Study

At UEA, we ensure all our students have access to as many opportunities as possible beyond their studies to explore their passions and develop as individuals. Whether it’s tapping into that entrepreneur inside, making a difference through volunteering locally or broadening your horizons through overseas experience – you’ll have the guidance and support needed to reach your full potential.

 
Launch your business
   

Launch Your Business

Bring your business and charity ideas to life with support from the Enterprise Centre

Gain access to a variety of support services through Student Enterprise at the Enterprise Centre - including start-up workshops, funding opportunities, 1:2:1 business coaching and mentoring.

Seek guidance and support on your business venture from our Entrepreneur in residence, Jacyn Heavens, CEO of Epos Now.

Make an impact

Make an Impact

Grow your talents and make a positive impact through volunteering opportunities

Improve your CV by getting involved in Peer Assisted Learning (PAL), sitting on your school council or running for election as a representative for the SU or Student Support Services.

Charity & Community fundraising events on campus such as the annual Jail-break challenge ran by UEA SU or Pimp my Barrow (see #homeofthewonderful for the highlights from this year)

Help with 1st year students transitioning into the world of University by joining the UEA SU Buddy Scheme

Get involved with the sustainable UEA team through Carbon Crew

Don’t forget the 200+ SU clubs and societies

   
Broaden your horizons

Broaden your Horizons

Discover a whole new world through international work and study placements

Take advantage of our International, EU, Semester and Year Abroad Scholarships

Tap into opportunities through our range of study abroad programmes - including a year or semester abroad, overseas experience, exchange and electives

Prepare yourself beyond your studies with the wide variety of language classes that are ran on campus

Expose yourself to global challenges through international research

 
Push your limits

Push your Limits

Find your team and grow your confidence at the Sportspark

Let your talent be recognised through our Music, Elite and Developing Excellence Sports Scholarships.

Represent your school through the annual Ziggurat challenge.

Feel a sense of pride when representing UEA at the annual Derby Day.

 
Students at the UEA Student Union

Explore your Career

Set out on your career path with work placements and internships

Through Career Central on campus taking advantage of workshops, paid internships, 1:2:1 mentoring, part-time jobs and work experience opportunities.

Through UEA SU by getting involved in the SU committee, managing clubs and societies or taking a part-time job at the SU or in our many independent campus cafes and shops.

Through your course by completing a year in industry, hearing from industry visiting speakers, by joining UEA Council committee or receiving guidance from our Employability Directors