University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia

Best Locations for Student Accommodation:

  • Golden Triangle
  • Earlham Road
  • Unthank Road
  • Silver Triangle
  • Bluebell Road
  • Eaton

Average Rent:

Average rent is around £330.00-£340.00 pp pm
However, this can fluctuate, some of the cheapest housing being £285.00 and the most expensive between £380.00-£300.00


Norwich has its own International Airport which provides the opportunity to travel not only on domestic flights across the UK but also to a number of international areas.

There are some excellent transport links via train and bus/coach. The train station is located around 10-15 minutes away from the UEA Campus.

There are a number of local buses that provide transport around Norwich and to the university campus. Numbers 25 and 35 run from two areas in the city centre, Castle Mead and St Stephens Street, and these buses travel to the campus.

Parking and Permit Information:

In Norwich, the cost of your parking permit will depend on the length of your car. Permits are available for Short, Medium or Long vehicles. The majority of students will apply for short permits which is for cars measuring under 3.92m and includes Ford Fiestas, Vauxhall Corsas etc. (Leave the Bentley at home!)

Permits can be obtained for 6, 12 or 18 months. The cost for a short vehicle permit for 6 months is £21.00 and for 12 months is £26.00, which is relatively cheap in comparison to a number of other areas in the UK.

Living in Norwich:

The University offers a range of activities for students to get involved in. There are state of the art sport facilities to enjoy but if you prefer to explore your creative side there is a public art museum at the campus.

Social venues for students at the campus and in the city centre include The Waterfront and the LCR both of which are extremely popular. The LCR is based at the university campus and has seen an array of popular bands and musicians perform there and The Waterfront located in the city centre has also had a number of popular bands and solo artists perform there.

Nightlife in Norwich is extremely varied and there is a range of great social venues to explore. The majority of clubs in Norwich tend to be located around the same central area. The Princess of Wales Road has some popular student venues, such as Liquid Nightclub and Mojo’s Bar and Nightclub. In combination with these there are also other great places like Po Na Na, which is located on Bank Plain. Furthermore, there are also some great bars and pubs for students to explore throughout the city.

Two of the most popular shopping centres in Norwich are The Mall and Chapelfield Shopping centre. Both of these centres are close to each other and are situated in the mainstream area of the city centre. As well as these, there are a number of streets located around the city centre, which offer a range of shops. These main areas are London Street, Castle Street and around Gentleman’s Walk. If you are looking to experience something quite different visit Elm Hill, Norwich Lane or Timberhill House which together provide independent businesses, unusual shops and a number of boutiques.

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