At the University of East Anglia (UEA) we pride ourselves on providing opportunities and support for talented student-athletes to fulfil their potential both academically and in their sport. Sport is a huge part of life at UEA, with over 50 sports clubs to choose from. We’re proud to showcase an array of talented athletes, from a variety of sports, that compete at Regional, National, European and World level. We also support student-athletes across a variety of competitive opportunities that include International competition, Home Universities, National League, British Universities and Colleges Sport(BUCS) as well as providing a range of event and local league competition opportunities.

At UEA, creating a bespoke and supportive environment that is tailored to every students’ needs and aspirations is key, from strength and  conditioning and nutrition through to physiotherapy and sport massage. We strive to support our athletes to perform at their absolute best. Athletes are treated as individuals and are supported in their day-to-day activities with lifestyle guidance ensuring they have access to the smoothest possible journey whilst studying at UEA. Access to a fantastic array of facilities comes as standard to our students at UEA.

If you’re looking for a prestigious university with quality teaching, fantastic student satisfaction, world-leading research, fantastic support for talented athletes and somewhere you’ll be fully supported, UEA is for you. UEA was ranked 22nd in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2021*, you’ll be joining a top university when you join UEA. UEA is also a University that was founded on outstanding research. We’re ranked in the UK’s Top 10 for the quality of our research outputs and over 91% of UEA research is rated as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ ****. UEA is also a great place to call home as a friendly, easy-going and safe place to live that combines history and modernity, Norwich is a vibrant city with plenty to do and see.

As a TASS Delivery Site (TDS) we offer an athlete centred support package including; strength & conditioning, nutrition, physiotherapy, lifestyle support and athlete education workshops. These will be operating out of the fantastic UEA Sportspark facility. Our aim is to deliver an outstanding service that meets your needs as an athlete, giving you the opportunity to balance your academic and sporting ambitions.


For more information please visit our uea+sport here:  or contact Joseph Skeet (

* The Complete University Guide 2021

** National Student Survey 2021

*** Times Higher REF 2021 Analysis

**** Times Higher REF 2021 Analysis