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Fact Sheet:
Field of Study: Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, History, Literature, Philosophy, Theater Language of Instruction: English
Course Number: 234 Program Host: University of East Anglia
Class Eligibility: Junior, Senior Department: OFFC
Advisor or Instructor: Bill Sonnega Housing: International Roommate, Student Housing
Program Description:

Program Overview
The University of East Anglia is located about two hours northeast of London near Norwich, England. A modern university, founded in 1963, it is set in beautiful parklands on the west side of the ancient cathedral town of Norwich. It enrolls 4,800 students, 100 to 125 of whom are on junior year abroad.

Visiting students are assessed on the basis of essays, seminar presentations and course tests. UEA offers a full range of courses across most major disciplines (see the UEA Course Catalog for full details). In the past, St. Olaf students have taken courses primarily in the humanities and social sciences, but UEA is also eager to enroll students in the natural sciences.  UEA offers programs in creative writing and film that are among the best in Great Britain. There is a three-week vacation at Christmas and a four-week vacation at spring break.  Students who attend UEA during fall semester arrange an alternative (usually a paper) to the final test during exam period (which takes place after Christmas break), and thus will complete the semester before the Christmas vacation. Students studying off-campus in the fall can bring up to 4.5 credits back to campus; students studying off-campus in the spring with interim can bring up to 5.5 credits back to campus.

Student Life
Visiting students are full members of the university and can take advantage of a wide variety of sports, clubs, and societies, university facilities, and life in the city of Norwich.  To learn more about student life at the University of East Anglia, click here.  

Students live with both British and international students from around the world.  Students are housed in single dormitory rooms in “flats,” a group of rooms organized around a common kitchen, with the option of kitchen or cafeteria eating. 

Pre-Approved GE Credits
This is a list of pre-approved GE credits.  If you want other courses to be considered for GE credit, contact your St. Olaf Program Advisor, Bill Sonnega.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Academic Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 09/24/2018 12/14/2018
Spring with Interim 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 01/14/2019 06/14/2019
Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018
03/22/2018 09/24/2018 06/14/2019

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