University Of East Anglia Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of East Anglia (UEA). The list includes people like Kazuo Ishiguro, Matt Smith, John Rhys-Davies, Ian McEwan & Nina Conti. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, intellectuals & academics and leaders etc.
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Kazuo Ishiguro
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)
Kazuo Ishiguro
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 8, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nagasaki, Japan
 2 
Jack Davenport
2
Birthdate: March 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
 3 
Matt Smith
(Actor)
Matt Smith
9
Birthdate: October 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Northampton, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
Ian McEwan
(Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film producer, Author)
Ian McEwan
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Aldershot
 5 
Paul Whitehouse
2
Birthdate: May 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stanleytown, Wales
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Richard J. Evans
(Historian, University teacher, Non-fiction writer)
Richard J. Evans
0
Birthdate: September 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Woodford Green
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Nina Conti
(Comedian, Ventriloquist)
Nina Conti
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Birthdate: June 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hampstead
 8 
Iain Dale
(Broadcaster)
Iain Dale
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Birthdate: July 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cambridge ,England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Mathias Cormann
(Politician)
Mathias Cormann
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Eupen
 10 
Naomi Alderman
(Novelist)
Naomi Alderman
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: London, England
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Alex Sim-Wise
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hatfield, Hertfordshire England
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Valerie Amos, Baroness Amos
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 13, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Georgetown, Guyana
 13 
Larissa Lai
(Novelist)
Larissa Lai
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1967 AD
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
 14 
Jon Owen Jones
(Politician)
Jon Owen Jones
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maerdy, Welsh
 15 
Ivor Stanbrook
(Politician)
Ivor Stanbrook
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthplace: Willesden, London, England
 16 
Hwee Hwee Tan
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Singapore
UEA or University of East Anglia was established in 1963 in Norwich and is a public research university. With research as its core agenda, the university falls under the top 1% in the world as per the Times Higher Education World Rankings in the year 2015-16. It has also been included among the World Top 100 for its research excellence, according to the Leiden Ranking in 2016. The 26 schools of study offer over 300 courses in the areas of Arts & Humanities, Medicine, Science, Social Science and so on. The university is highly regarded for its master’s course in creative writing and has in fact given rise to many distinguished writers such as Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro, Anne Enright, Andrew Miller, and Tash Aw and so on. With emphasis on sustainability and diversity, the university has various networks and initiatives to ensure a harmonious campus life, wherein every student has equal opportunity while ensuring that it is accessible by the students of the future. Not only do are the students given numerous prospects to realize their personal and professional goals, but gratification is high among them. This is visible as the university has been ranked among the top 3 for student satisfaction, in the National Student Survey. The university has shaped and molded various achievers who have contributed immensely to society such as Sir Paul Nurse, Michael Houghton, Nick Barton and many such esteemed individuals. Keep reading to know all the celebrated personalities who once attended UEA.