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University of East Anglia, England
Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, History, Literature, Philosophy, Theater
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University of East Anglia
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International Roommate, Student Housing
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 theUEA Course Catalogfor 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.
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.