East Anglia Info session
Rachel Gover, University of East Anglia
UK Opportunities Info Session
Areas of Study:
East Anglia is a Preferred Partner for science and offers actuarial science, biological science, biochemistry, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, mathematics and natural sciences.
Students can also choose courses from the Faculties of Social Science and Arts & Humanities. These include: Art, art history, media and American studies, communications, creative writing, drama, economics, English, film studies, history, international development, law, literature, philosophy, political science, psychology.
Restricted Courses: Students studying in autumn term only may not take courses with an exam as all exams are written at the end of spring term. Please read the guidance page before making any course selections.
A full course load is 60 UK credits. 12 UK credits = 1 UCalgary half course. A list of modules available to exchange students can be found online.
Note: Module codes follow a different numbering system:
Level 4 - first year modules begin with a 4
Level 5 - second year modules begin with a 5
Level 3 - third year modules begin with a 3
Term markers follow the course code: Autumn =A, Spring (Winter) =B, Year-long = Y.
Exchange students pay their tuition and academic fees to the University of Calgary. Other expenses are paid directly to the service provider.
UEA has a table with estimated living costs online.
Also, remember to include things like visas, insurance, vaccinations etc in your budget planning.
East Anglia is offering 4 scholarships for the 2020/21 academic year that are worth £500 (approx $850 CAD) each to U Calgary students!
Did you know that you can take your UCalgary funding with you on exchange? Since you remain a degree seeking student at UCalgary while on exchange you remain eligible for any awards and scholarships you are eligible to receive from the university as well as student loans.
Our office administers the International Study Travel Grant for students travelling on approved UCalgary study programs that are credit bearing. The amount changes year to year as the money is split evenly between qualified applicants. Students may only receive the study travel grant once. Please see the exchange funding page for more information.
*This program is eligible for Eyes High funding! This is an internally nominated award worth $3000. Eligibility requirements and more can be found on the funding page.
This exchange is open to regular, full-time students in any faculty at the University of Calgary, who have completed at least one full year (10 courses) at the post-secondary level, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B).
Students apply to UCalgary first, then we nominate accepted students who have met the minimum requirements to our partners. Once you have been nominated to UEA, you will then apply directly to their exchange program. For more details on UEA's application click here.
Students traveling on passports from countries that don't have English as a first language must prove their English proficiency. For more information about UEA's requirements click here.
UEA works hard to promote equity, diversity, inclusion and wellbeing through a variety of networks, programs and policies across campus.
Students with disabilities can learn about accessibility services online.
The UK has laws protecting LGBT people from discrimination and is a marriage equality country. The Pride Society is a good resource and support for LGBT students.