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
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
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
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
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.
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