make friends

find your community with uea(su)

There are loads of opportunities to make friends and find your place at UEA. Whether it's through sports, a society, your flatmates or our Buddy programme, we're here to help you!

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Clubs and Socs

The heart of student life at UEA

There are over 200 Sports Clubs and Student Societies here at UEA that you can join through the Student Union.

Whatever you're into, there's sure to be a group out there for you!

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sign up for our buddy scheme

When you sign up for a buddy through buddy(su), we match you with a buddy according to your needs, circumstances and interests - such as area of study and hobbies.

Buddies are trained to help support you to make the most of your time at university and will be a great source of knowledge for everyday life as a student!

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Postgraduate events

Part of the postgrad community?
Look here!

In a lot of ways, the university experience can feel like it just focuses on undergraduates - we're working to change that!

If you're a postgraduate, we have events specifically tailored for you. Keep an eye out for the "PG Recommended" sticker on events, and fill your boots!

To view all our Welcomefest events, click the button below.


Join the welcome group

We'll be posting updates about our festival programme on social media. Join our Facebook Welcome Group and follow us for updates on what's on during Welcome Festival 2023!