Choose Norwich city, designated as England's first UNESCO City of Literature, to study abroad and to benefit from top accredited programmes provided by local universities. As one of the best places to live and study in UK, in Norwich, international students can combine training for a future career with wonderful leisure activities and enriching knowledge about the British culture.
Norwich’s economy is sustained by the city’s most prosperous industries: insurance and financial services, public services, retail, manufacturing and tourism.
Major employers in Norwich include: Aviva, Unilever, Nestle, General Electric, NBT Bancorp, Norwich Pharmaceuticals, Walmart, Combined Insurance, Chobani. Norwich is a regional centre for publishing, the regional headquarters and television centre for BBC East and Archant, a major publishing group.
Students can engage in several internship opportunities in order to acquire work experience, as local universities work closely with the local companies.
Norwich is an important artistic and cultural centre in U.K., with some of the most remarkable architectural buildings waiting for you to feast your eyes upon them. You will not get bored in Norwich as you will have plenty of leisure activities to choose from.
Main attractions of Norwich include:
Walk on the cobbled streets and museums of old Norwich, make some shopping at the largest shopping centres in the city, the Castle Mall and Intu Chapelfield. Relax and take long promenades in the parks: Chapelfield Gardens in central Norwich, Sewell Park and James Stuart Gardens.
Sports fans can enjoy a football game as Norwich is home to Norwich City Football Club and you can also practice hockey in one of the five field hockey clubs. Try the dry ski and snowboarding slopes of Norfolk Ski Club.
Norwich Arts Centre is a notable live music venue so you can attend a nice concert here if you’d like. Norwich hosts several festivals, the most popular are the annual the Norfolk and Norwich Festival, celebrating art.
Choose from one of the many pubs, bars and clubs and enjoy a fun night out with your peers. Savour some of the British as well as the international cuisine in one of the various restaurants.
Norwich is a city promoting and valuing cultural diversity. Mainly, the international crowd is represented by the large number of international students. Norwich is also home to several ethnic communities, mainly Irish, Arab and Asian (Chinese, Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi) people.
In Norwich, support international business projects, creating a sustainable city, creating an appealing place to live and work.
International business people and multinationals can benefit of a general support for business projects, as Norwich is continually trying to create a sustainable city and an appealing place to live and work.
Like the rest of the British Isles, Norwich has no extreme temperatures and moderate rainfall precipitations throughout the year. Norwich's location, close to the North Sea can sometimes produce snow or sleet showers during the winter months or sea fog during the summer. Average high temperatures in winter (December – February) are 15 C (60 F) and during summer months are around 32 – 33 C (90 – 91 F).
The University of East Anglia (UEA) has been ranked 12th by The Times Good University Guide 2017 and 14th by The Complete University Guide 2019. We are an internationally renowned university based in a campus that provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 15,000 students.