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Scholar's Bar

Scholar’s bar is a dedicated space for post-graduate and mature students found upstairs in Union House.

Whilst the bar may be closed at weekends, the space is still open for you to use to study and relax in.

Please bear in mind that even when the bar is closed, alcohol not bought on the premeses cannot be consumed in Scholar's.

Regular Events

We run a postgraduate quiz every Tuesday 18:30PM – 20:30PM.

Opening Times

  • Mon - Fri: 11:00 to 23:00
  • Sat - Sun: CLOSED

Please note:

  • Cashless payments only.
  • Please wear a facemask until you are seated.

Social Media

For regular event updates and general information follow our PG SU Facebook Page, or follow the bar at Scholars UEA | Facebook.


Postgraduate Open Mic Nights at Scholar's Bar

Fancy getting involved in an open mic night in Scholar's? Whether your a poet, singer songwriter, or just want to tell some jokes, it's up to you.

The open mic nights will take place at 6.30pm on the last Monday of each month. If you have any questions please email us.


Graduate Centre

The Graduate Centre is the upstairs space within Union House that is dedicated solely to postgraduate and mature undergraduate students. This space consists of: Scholars' Bar, Scholars' Lounge, the Graduate Kitchen, and two bookable study rooms. The Graduate Centre is managed by the Graduate Centre Manager. 

Social and academic space on campus is a contentious issue, particularly for postgraduates, who have very little space that is specifically for them - which is why the Graduate Centre is so important. Postgraduates - this space is yours! Scholars' Bar is card-access only, offering postgraduates a dedicated place to relax and socialise away from the wider world of UEA. The two bookable rooms feature IT facilities and can be booked at Scholars' Bar. Regular events are held within the Scholars' Bar, including a weekly pub quiz! Follow Scholars' Bar on Facebook for more information.

The importance of The Graduate Centre was emphasised in a 2018 meeting of the Graduate Centre Management Group, a report from which was written up, and can be found here.

Are you a PGR looking for a PGR-only workspace? The Doctoral Training Suite recently opened in Constable Terrace. For more information, click here.