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INTO UEA Pre-Departure Guide INTO UEA Pre-Departure Guide Document Transcript

  • Pre-departure guide gINTO UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIAYOUR BEST ROUTE TO UNIVERSITY SUCCESS
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011Welcome Welcome to INTO University of East Anglia. We are delighted that you have chosen to study with us. INTO University of East Anglia attracts students from many different cultures and nationalities. This diverse environment will offer you a unique opportunity to make new friends from all over the world and enhance your future life experience. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and welcoming centre. My staff are experienced in dealing with international students and are there to support and guide you throughout your time with us. You are about to start a new phase of your life, moving to a different country, studying at a UK university and perhaps living away from home for the first time. So that you are fully prepared you are strongly advised to read the following guide. Read these instructions carefully and make sure you understand them. There will be further information given to you on arrival. We wish you a safe journey and are looking forward to meeting you shortly. Best wishes, Debbie Price Centre Director, INTO University of East Anglia All students should plan to arrive two days prior to your programme start date - please ensure you arrive on time! Contents Welcome 2 Orientation programme 11 Meet the INTO University of Registering for your course 12 East Anglia team 3 UEA campus card application form 13 Before you leave 4 Making the most of your first week 14 Before you arrive in the UK 5 Social programme 15 Arrival at the airport 6 Health and safety 16 Arriving at INTO University of Key contacts, useful numbers East Anglia 7 and websites 17 Airport collection form 8 Maps 18 Money 10 2
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977Meet the INTO University ofEast Anglia teamDebbie Price Matthew Perry Ruth Crawshaw Steve EvansCentre Director Academic Director Head of Student Services Academic Support ManagerRichard Samuels Paul Hullock Bob Parsons Daisy GleanDirector of Studies Director of Studies (English Student Services Manager Student Services Coordinator(Academic Programmes) Language Programmes)Elena Clemente Hannah Durell Alex Rose Kelly MoatesAccommodation Officer Admissions Team Leader Academic Support Officer ReceptionistYvette Sullivan Cath Baker Student WardensReceptionist Warden & Teacher 3
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011Before you leaveChecklist – before you leave homePlease make sure you have completed everything on this checklist before you leave home. 1. Have you paid full fees for your tuition, accommodation and insurance (if applicable)?2. Have you sent your Campus Card Application Form and 2 passport-sized photographs?3. Have you returned your Arrivals Details Form to admissions.finance@into.uk.com?4. Do you require an INTO airport taxi transfer? If so, please complete the Airport Transfer Booking Credit Card form.5. Have you booked your accommodation?6. Have you organised cash and pound sterling traveller’s cheques to bring with you?7. Have you checked your passport is valid for at least six months?8. Have you applied for and received your visa?9. Have you packed all relevant original documentation or certified copies including your: • INTO Offer Letter • INTO Visa Letter • Immigration Letter (English Language Level Letter) • IELTS certificate • ny other original documents/transcripts listed in your INTO Visa Letter, for example your A high school certificate or home university certificates. You will need these to FULLY register and enroll on your course, and to make a visa extension in the UK • Passport • ank statements (for the last three months and stamped by the bank) as evidence of sufficient B funds to show the Immigration Officer on arrival at the airport in the UK.10. Have you got your documents for medical registration? • Immunisation History Book • UK Foreign Commonwealth Office Visa Tuberculosis Screening Certificate (if you have one)11. Have you put the emergency telephone numbers into your mobile phone (to be put into your hand luggage)?12. Do you know your airline’s luggage allowance and have you packed accordingly?13. Do you have: • Photographs from home? • Waterproof coat and shoes? • Address and phone numbers of friends and family? • Adaptor for UK electricity sockets? 4
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977Before you arrive in the UKApplying for a UK student visa • When your visa is issued it will include your CAS numberMost international students from outside the European Union as supplied on the CAS Statement.who wish to take a full-time course in the UK must apply for a • If you change your mind and want to study at anothervisa prior to leaving their home country. institution, you have to tell us before you come to the You can check your status on the following website: UK so we can cancel your CAS with UKBA, andwww.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/doineedvisa/visadatvnationals you can re-apply for your visa with a CAS from a If you are a visa national you can apply for a Student different sponsor.Visitor Visa for courses of six months or less; a General Changes to your student registration statusStudent Visa (Tier 4) for English language courses at or above We must tell the UK Border Agency about any students whoB2 on the CEFR; or a General Student Visa (Tier 4) for have an entry clearance visa issued under PBS rules who failcourses at Level 3 on the National Qualifications framework to arrive for the start of a course, withdraw from a course,(NQF) at an institution which is deemed to be, or is on, the defer or suspend their studies, or fail to attend for significantRegister of Highly Trusted Sponsors. periods of time.How will the Points Based System (PBS) affect Further information about the points based system canmy entry clearance/student visa application? be found at the following websites. We advise that you checkIf you are a visa national and you apply for a General Student these websites regularly for up to date information.Visa you will need a ‘Confirmation of Acceptance for UK Border Agency:Studies’(CAS), which is an electronic number, that http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/we will provide for you. British Embassy/High Commission:Applying for your General Student Visa (TIER 4) http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk/en/howtoapply/wheretoapplyto come to the UK UKCISA (Council for International Student Affairs):When you apply for a General Student Visa (Tier 4) http://www.ukcosa.org.uk/student/pbs_students.phpyou must include a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies(CAS) number. Meeting immigration staff at the airport• We will send your CAS details when you confirm your When you arrive at a UK airport, you should be prepared to unconditional offer of a place to study and pay your answer some questions about yourself, including where you deposit/full fees. will be staying and what you intend to do during your time• Your CAS will not be sent more than six months before in the UK. the start of your course. You may be asked to undergo a brief, routine health• The CAS number will be included in a letter called a ‘CAS check by the airport doctor, which might include an X-ray. Statement’. This will also include important information The health check will take place in a separate room. needed for your visa application. Afterwards, you will need to return to Immigration Control.• You can only apply for your visa three months or less Please note that if you have already studied in the UK and before the start of your course. are changing your education provider, you will need to apply for a visa for your new course at INTO University of East• The start date is published on your CAS Statement. If you Anglia. This could take up to 40 days. It is a criminal offence plan to arrive on a different date you must let us know. to change educational providers before you have received This is very important as we must inform the UK Border your new visa from the Home Office. INTO University of East Anglia will not be able to register you on the course unless Agency (UKBA) if you do not arrive on time. you have a valid visa, and will ask you to leave.
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011Arrival at the airportBooking your flight to the UK Please note that if you are delayed in meeting your taxi, either because your flight has been delayed, orPlease make sure that you book a flight that arrives because of delays at UK immigration or baggageon the weekend before your course start date. We collection, the taxi company will charge ‘waiting time’recommend that, wherever possible, you arrive at and this charge will be passed on to you.Norwich airport. This may mean changing planes in If you cannot find your taxi driver, DO NOTEurope. LEAVE the Arrivals Hall. You should: 1. Go to the Information Desk and ask them to makeAirport taxi transfers an announcement asking for the taxi driver forINTO University of East Anglia can arrange for a taxi YOUR NAME going to INTO University of Eastto meet you upon arrival at the airport and take you Anglia.directly to your accommodation. Payment for the 2. Contact INTO University of East Anglia bytransfer must be made 7 working days in advance. telephone. We will help you to contact your taxi If you would like us to meet you at the airport, driver.please complete the attached Arrivals Details Form Even if you do not require a taxi transfer, you mustand the Airport Taxi Transfer Credit Card Form and send us your arrivals details so we can make surefax or email them to INTO University of East Anglia 7 everything is ready for you upon arrival at the INTOdays before you arrive. Upon receipt, we will arrange Centre.a transfer on your behalf and confirm this bookingwith you by email. When you arrive at the airport,your taxi driver should be waiting for you with a signwith your name and INTO on it. 6
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977Arriving at INTO University of East AngliaTravel information - getting to When you arrive at the UniversityINTO University of East Anglia of East AngliaPlease be aware that there are many airports in the INTO University of East Anglia is locatedUK. In London, there are three international airports, between the main car park and the Universitywith each airport having a number of terminals. Medical Centre on the University Drive – lookPlease see http://www.flightstats.com/ for further out for the red and yellow signs. Directions toinformation about your flight. For more information the University of East Anglia can be found at:about getting from your arrival airport to INTO, please http://www.uea.ac.uk/about/gettingheresee the student services section of our website If you are unsure of where to go, please call thewww.intohigher.com/uea. INTO office on +44 (0) 1603 592977 and a staff member will help you find your way. When you get to INTO, you should go to reception to collect your key. A member of staff will help you to your room. You will be given an arrival pack including an international SIM card, information of your induction programme and useful information about INTO and Norwich. You will also be able to call home or email your family to let them know you have arrived safely. 7
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011 ✁Airport collection formArrivals details formAll students MUsT complete this arrivals details form and returnone week before your course start date by email to admissions.finance@into.uk.comor fax to +44 (0)1273 328595 / +44 (0)1273 329746Section 1Personal detailsFamily name (surname)Other/given names (first name)Email addressMobile phone numberINTO number (please refer to offer letter)Section 2Arrival details into the UK and confirmation of accommodationCountry flight departs fromDate of arrival Time of arrival (am/pm)UK airport TerminalFlight number Name of airlineArrival date in Norwich Arrival time in NorwichAny special requirementsPlease make sure that you book a flight which arrives on the weekend before your course start date. If onarrival you require a taxi to meet you and will be staying in a hotel or other accommodation not arranged byINTO then please provide the addressSection 3Airport transfer bookingPlease tick one of the following boxes to show whether you would like a taxi to meet you at your UK arrival airportand take you to your accommodation £185.00 London Heathrow Airport £185.00 Gatwick Airport £130.00 London Stansted Airport £20.00 Norwich International Airport I do not require an airport transfer 8
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977✁ Section 4 If you will be under 18 on arrival and do not require INTO to meet you at the airport and arrange a transfer then the following section must be completed Name of person meeting the student: Address of person meeting the student: Mobile telephone number: Name of parent: Signature of parent: Date: Credit card form Payments over £50 by credit card are subject to a 2% surcharge and debit cards to a £1 surcharge. This will be taken from the card in addition to the amount stated in section 3 of this form. CREDIT CARD DETAILS To enable fees to be debited from your credit card, please complete the details below. VISA CREDIT MASTERCARD DEBIT If DEBIT, please specify type: Please note, the University will only accept transactions using the following cards: Mastercard, Visa, Solo, Maestro, Electron or Visa debit. Credit/debit card number / Card start date —— —— (mm/yy) / Card expiry date —— —— (mm/yy) Issue number Security code This is the last three digits of the code found on the back of your card. Cardholder name Billing address Please return this form by email to admissions.finance@into.uk.com or fax to +44 (0)1273 328595 / +44 (0)1273 329746 9
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011MoneyCurrency Bank accountsCurrency across the UK is the pound sterling (£GBP). If you are going to be here for longer than six months,One pound is divided into one hundred pence (100p). we strongly recommended you open a UK bankNotes are issued to the value of £50, £20, £10, and account, as soon as possible, after arriving in the UK.£5 and coins to the value of £2, £1, 50p, 20p, 10p, UK Banks are open 9am to 4.30pm on weekdays5p, 2p and 1p. Please note that £50 notes are very and some are open on Saturday mornings. If you bringuncommon and should be avoided as they can often a banker’s draft in sterling with you (payable to yourself)be the target of counterfeiters. We do not advise or arrange for it to be sent, then you can open ancarrying large sums of cash with you on arrival. account at a bank after you have registered on your We recommend that you bring enough money course. It may also be useful to bring a letter from yourwith you to cover the first couple of weeks after your bank at home (or some other documentation) toarrival – no more than £250 in cash for your confirm your credit status. We will provide you withimmediate needs should suffice. It is safer to bring further information and support on opening accountslarge sums of money in travellers’ cheques, which can during your induction week. In order to open a bankbe cashed in banks, post offices and airports but be account you will need the following:aware that there is often a minimum commission • Your passportcharge. Please avoid carrying large sums of cash or • Proof you are a student – we will issue you with ankeeping large amounts in your room for safety official bank letter after registrationreasons. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted • Proof of address.in the UK, MasterCard (Access) and Visa credit cards For further advice on opening bank accounts in thebeing the most common. Diners Club and American UK, you can visit:Express are less so. You can withdraw cash from a www.ukcisa.org.uk/student/bank_account.phpcashpoint machine (also known as an ‘ATM’) if youhave a Personal Identification Number (PIN) for that Living costscard. You may want to inform your current bank thatyou are going to the UK and to ask if you can use It is estimated that a single student will needyour card here. approximately £650 - £750 a month to meet their basic living expenses. This is just an indication and will alter depending on your lifestyle and spending habits. It is important to plan and budget your finances for living in the UK; it’s not just your course fees you need to think about. If you want help with planning and budgeting your finances. the following international student website may be useful: www.studentcalculator.org.uk/international/ index.asp 10
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977Orientation programmeInduction programmeAt the start of your course you will receive a fullinduction (providing you arrive the weekend beforethe start date of the course). This will vary in lengthaccording to which course you will be studying andit is a great opportunity to meet staff and students ‘The tour of Norwich during my first week was veryand find out more about the University and the local important for me - as I did not know anything aboutarea. You should attend all sessions. The induction the city. On the tour I got to see the library, the Castleprogramme will usually include: and the Cathedral. I have since been to the city• Welcome talks centre many times. I already have my yearly bus• Information sessions with INTO Student Services, pass, so I can go to the city centre whenever I want. the Students’ Union, UEA security staff I would recommend other student to buy the bus• A test! pass from the travel shop. Before I had to pay every• Social activities time I went on the bus. Now I can just show my pass• A city orientation tour of Norwich when I get on – so it is very convenient.’• A campus tour. Yuki TomitaThe following is an example time table for the JapanSeptember and January orientation programme.TIME MONDAY 11TH TUEsDAY 12TH WEDNEsDAY 13TH THUrsDAY 14TH FrIDAY 15TH08.30 NOrFOLK TrIP09.0009.30 WELCOmE TALK ENgLISH TEST LESSON INTRODUCTION10.00 UEA CAmPUS TOUr10.3011.0011.30 grOUP WOrK12.0012.30 HEALTH ANd SAFETy LUNCH LUNCH13.0013.30 LUNCH NOrWICH CITy LUNCH TOUR. BRINg COATS,14.00 OUTDOOR SHOES AND14.30 REgISTRATION IN CAMERAS UEA CLUBS ANd CLASS ALLOCATIONS BREAKOUT AREA SOCIETIES FAIR FOR WEEK 215.0015.30 REgISTRATION IN STUDENT UNION SECUrITy TALK BREAKOUT AREA PrESENTATION16.0016.30 REgISTRATION IN EVENTS mArKETINg TALK BREAKOUT AREA PrESENTATION17.0020.00 ICEBREAKER KARAOKEONWARDSStudents starting programmes not in September and January will enjoy a shorter orientationprogramme 11
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011Registering for your course,English language testingCourse registration Campus Card and photographsINTO will register you onto your course within the first It is VERY important that you send the Campusfew days. You will be told when you should register Card Form at least 2 weeks before you arrive. Youwhen you arrive and what items to bring. If you have also need to send us 2 passport size photographs.not paid your full tuition and accommodation fees, We accept digital photos emailed in .jpeg format oryou will need to pay the outstanding amount before normal passport size photographs sent through theyou register. post. If we do not receive your campus card Students will not be able to start classes until they application in time, it could take 10 working days forhave registered for their course. you to get your campus card. During registration, we will also book you a policeregistration and health appointment, if required. If you English language testingare studying in the UK for more than 6 months you Upon arrival, your English level will be assessed soare entitled to register with the National Health we can ensure you are placed in the right class.Service (NHS) for free healthcare. If you are from acountry at high risk of tuberculosis INTO will make anappointment for you at the University Medical Centreto do this. 12
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977UEA campus card application form2010/2011As a student at INTO University of East Anglia you will Fax: +44 (0) 1603 250200be required to carry a UEA Campus Card. Email: into@uea.ac.uk Address: INTO CentrePlease complete and return this form, with a University of East Angliapassport sized photograph of yourself to INTO at Earlham Roadleast 2 weeks before your course start date. Norwich NR4 7TJ UKThe Campus Card has the following functions: Please complete and return this form, with a• Proof of registration as a student at UEA. passport sized photograph of yourself to INTO at• UEA Library card. least two weeks before your course start date. If• Access card to the UEA 24-hour IT facility in the we receive the form and photograph after this time, Library. you may have to wait at least a week for your• Membership card for Union of UEA Students and campus card to be made. associated benefits (e.g. discounts, voting rights).• SportsPark membership card (should you elect Student information to join). INTO/UEA Registration number• Access card for specialist facilities where Level of study (please tick one box) appropriate.• Access to INTO residential buildings. UndergraduateYour card will be issued to you once registered at Taught postgraduateINTO. To allow the university to prepare your card it is Research postgraduateessential that you follow the instructions below Faculty INTOcarefully. School INTOInstructions Your full name (please use capital letters)1. Fill in your details in the ‘Student Information’ box below. Please make sure you sign the form. Your signature2. Return this form to the INTO Centre by fax or email.3. Please send us a passport-sized photo of yourself IT HELPDESK USE ONLY with your name and INTO registration number written clearly on the back. You can send these to Date received / / —— —— —— (dd/mm/yy) the INTO Centre by email or by post. Received byIf you send an electronic copy of your photo to us by Date created / / —— —— —— (dd/mm/yy)email, the specification for the photo is: at least 96 Created bydpi and the preferred format is JPEG. User name 13
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011Making the most of your first weekOn arrival we will provide you with a FREE SIM card Other things to remember:to use in the UK which also has one free international • Attend ALL your classes and tutorials.call on it, so you can call home and let your family • Always be on time!know you have arrived safely. This will give you cheap • Be prepared for your classes!rates to phone internationally and will be much • Care for others’ feelings and cultures.cheaper than your current SIM card or any other UK • Feel free to ask questions whenever you need to.network providers. • Join social events and sports clubs. There are lots Alternatively, you can always download Skype, a to choose from so ask the INTO staff.free computer programme that allows you to use • Keep your accommodation clean and tidy.your computer like a phone and place international • Overcome problems by sharing them with yourcalls for free to other Skype users. Depending on friends, teachers and INTO staff.your computer, web cameras are also supported. • Practise English as much as you can and in as Please remember that when you arrive in the UK many places as you can.you will have travelled a long way from home and • Your academic progress and your behaviour willalthough for most of you this will be an exciting time always be monitored.please do remember that your family and friends mayworry about you. REMEMBER to contact them andlet them know that you are safe! 14
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977Social programmeINTO Events and Excursions • karaoke • arts and craftsIn addition to your academic study, it is important to • national eveningsintegrate into life at INTO, UEA, Norwich and the UK. • barbeques.The more effort you put into making friends andgenerally joining in, the more enjoyable and rewarding Typical excursions include:your experience will be. • London As well as being able to join the many clubs and • Cambridgesocieties run by the University of East Anglia, at INTO • Alton Towers theme parkwe put on a series of events and excursions • Windsor Castlethroughout the year. These include: • Sandringham• sports competitions (table tennis, badminton, • Bluewater shopping centre pool) • Lincoln Christmas market• quizzes • Oxford and Bicester Luxury Shopping Outlet• game show nights • Colchester Zoo.• film forum All these activities and excursions are a great way of• chess club meeting people, making new friends and practising• singing in English your English outside of the classroom. On arrival you• street dancing will be given a list of excursions - so remember to• salsa dancing sign up early. 15
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011Health and safetyComing to a new country can be difficult, but INTO Students must also leave the building immediately ifstaff are here to help you. We provide induction and they hear the fire alarm. Students must congregate insafety talks and services to help international the car park in front of the building.students. You can also call us on our emergency If you live in the INTO Centre, our cleaners willnumber (01603 592977) 24 hours a day, 7 days a collect your rubbish every weekday and clean yourweek. Please remember to add this number to your room and shower room once a week. They will alsomobile phone. clean the kitchen every weekday. Your bedding will Students living in the INTO Centre must keep to be changed every two weeks.the accommodation rules. The Student Wardens willgive you an induction of the building and inform youof all the rules when you arrive. There are six StudentWardens and two Staff wardens living in the INTOCentre to ensure the wellbeing of all students. Thereare also two Night Porters who look after the buildingfrom 11pm – 8am. Please note that smoking is not permitted in anypublic place in the UK - so students cannot smoke inthe INTO Centre. There is a designated smoking areain the INTO courtyard. 16
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977Key contacts, useful numbersand websitesIMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERSPlease make sure that you put these numbers in your phone:INTO University of East Anglia The UEA Medical Centre+44 (0) 1603 592977 01603 251600 - Doctor/NurseINTO reception is open Monday to Friday 8am – 7pm 01603 592173 - Dentistfor all of your questions and to assist you with your The UEA Medical Centre is open Monday toarrival. At all other times, this number can be used for Saturday. If you need medical assistance out of hoursurgent matters or messages. call the same number and you will be put through to the out of hours medical service. Website:You can also email us at into@uea.ac.uk http://www.umsuea.co.ukEmergencies If you are feeling unwell, you can also call NHS Direct999 on 0845 4647 for nurse advice and healthIf you need the Police, Fire Brigade or Ambulance information. The helpline is open 24 hours.Service in an emergency, the telephone number tocall is 999. If you are unfortunate enough to First Goldstar Taxisexperience crime, have been involved in an attack or +44 (0) 1603 700700threatened, you should report it to the police and This is our recommended taxi company. We useINTO. Goldstar for airport taxi transfers.The Security Lodge Immigration Advisory Service (IAS)01603 592352 020 79671200The team of security officers provides a security www.iasuk.orgpresence on campus for the prevention and detection If you have problems at Immigration Control, pleaseof crime. The Lodge is staffed 24 hours a day and call this number for free advice.security staff patrol both on foot and by vehicle. 17
  • Pre-departure guide 2010-2011Maps 2 3 6Campus map key1. INTO University of East Anglia2. The Square: shops, cafés, bars, restaurant and banks3. Library4. The Student Union5. Sports complex NORWICH DR CR AIRPORT AY OM TO N6. Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts A140 ER RO AD RO AD HELLESDON A10677. International Office HOSPITAL To Swaffam and the Midlands OUTER RING ROAD A1074 AY L SH AM DEREHAM ROAD OUTER RING ROAD RO AD A47 NORWICH CITY CENTRE UEA ENTRANCE EARLHAM ROAD C of E NORWICH CATHEDRAL STATION YARMOUTH ROAD RC WATTON ROAD CATHEDRAL BUS & COACH STATION BLUEBELL ROAD NRP ENTRANCE INNER NORWICH UNIVERSITY OF RING ROAD To Great Yarmouth RESEARCH EAST ANGLIA RO AD NORWICH PARK K CITY AN FOOTBALL TH A47 A47 UN CLUB NORFOLK AND NORWICH O AD UNIVERSITY TR KE HOSPITAL AR WM NHS TRUST NE A11 To Lowestoft A146 ROAD A47 IPSWICH A47 A11 To London To Ipswich 18
  • In case of emergency call INTO University of East Anglia on +44 (0) 1603 592977Body text 5 1 7 4City of Norwich The city is home to a large student population drawn from many schools and colleges and has aThe University of East Anglia is situated alongside the young outlook and relatively low cost of living. Thepicturesque city of Norwich which lies in the heart of University’s international student community is widelyEast Anglia’s most beautiful countryside. Norwich city recognised as contributing to the city’s atmospherecentre is just 4 km from the University and frequent and there are several established links such as thebuses run from the campus to the city centre. Norwich International Club, which offers the Norwich is an historic city with many original opportunity to meet local people in an informalmedieval buildings, including the 11th century setting.cathedral and the Norman castle which overlooks the Norwich has plenty of street cafés andcity. international restaurants, offering a wide choice of A major city with a busy, cosmopolitan food, from Indian, Chinese, vegetarian, Greek andatmosphere, Norwich is famed for its variety of Thai to Mexican, Spanish, Italian and English.cultural entertainment which includes cinemas, One of Britain’s top ten shopping cities, Norwichtheatres and a number of fascinating museums and features a unique blend of independent and specialistart galleries. shops as well as all the major high street chains, At night, there are venues to suit all tastes, from supermarkets and two large shopping centres. Thetraditional English pubs to modern bars and clubs. city also boasts England’s largest open-air market, where fresh fruit and vegetables can be bought six days a week. 19
  • INTO University of East AngliaNorwichNorfolk, NR4 7TJUnited KingdomT: (+44) (0) 1603 592977F: (+44) (0) 1603 250200E: into@uea.ac.ukwww.intohigher.com/uea© INTO UEA LLP, June 2010. All content published in this document is believed accurate attime of publication. INTO reserves the right to alter details of all aspects of its operationwithout notice.INTO University Partnerships Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales,registered number 05507863. Registered office: 102 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EZUniversity of East Anglia education provider sponsor number XNU1YRCC2