The University Of Essex
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Why choose The University of Essex?

The Univesity's bustling campuses in Colchester, Loughton and Southend allow you to get fully involved in student life. Having all services and facilities within easy reach lets you take every opportunity to try new experiences and pursue your interests while enjoying a world-class education.

The University has one of the most active students' unions in the country, numerous clubs and societies, extensive arts facilities - including a theatre on each campus and award-winning accommodation. They are also investing more than £200 million in facilities while having a uniquely international outlook and each year welcome students from more than 130 countries.

Why makes the University of Essex special:

  • Friendly campuses
  • Supportive environment
  • Active Students’ Union
  • Excellent facilities
  • International outlook

Source: Official website   https://www.essex.ac.uk

Facts about The University of Essex

  • World-class teaching. The University of Essex was ranked 7th in the UK for teaching quality in the most recent Government Teaching Assessments and 8th by The Sunday Times newspaper.
  • Excellence in research. Essex was ranked 9th out of all UK universities in the 2008 Research Assessment (RAE) with many subjects were rated as 'outstanding' by international standards.
  • A strong international reputation. Essex's strong academic ranking, international outlook and a global network of successful alumni ensure its name is known and respected around the world.
  • Ideally located. The University's three campuses in Colchester, Loughton and Southend enjoy excellent transport links and journey times range from 40 to 70 minutes to central London. The University’s largest campus is based in beautiful parkland at Colchester. Essex has a further state-of-the-art town centre campus at Southend, with our East 15 Acting school based at Loughton. More campus information. The local airport of Stansted, less than 1 hour away, gives access via cheap flights to over 100 destinations in Europe and beyond.
  • A friendly and international environment. Essex has always welcomed students from overseas, ensuring a thriving international community for our students. Currently, 40% of our students come from outside the UK and from over 130 different countries worldwide; there are currently 52 students from Portugal studying at Essex.
  • Outstanding academic and social facilities. Including modern science and engineering laboratories and award-winning entertainment venues.
  • Award-winning accommodation. The University's accommodation was voted 'Best University Halls 2009' in the UK's National Student Housing Survey.
  • English Language Support. Our International Academy offers high-quality English language courses which provide international students with the skills they need before they start a degree and during their studies.


Location - Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England and is situated to the east of London. From pretty villages set in peaceful surroundings to busy market towns steeped in history, from tranquil walks along wide sandy beaches to town centres brimming with history and culture, there is plenty on offer in the beautiful county of Essex.


Career Prospects & Opportunities 

Our Employability and Careers Centre helps you make the most of your Essex experience.

You don't need to have your future all planned out before you see us. We offer friendly, professional support and one-to-one advice to students and Essex graduates. We aim to help in enhancing your employability, directing you to exciting opportunities to develop your skills, improve your CV and gain valuable experience.

Gain skills and experience through activities such as:

Source: Official website   https://www.essex.ac.uk

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