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University of Essex

About University of Essex

It is the university where curiosity prevails, and where exploring new ways of thinking and pushing boundaries, isn’t just encouraged, it’s expected. We are committed to two things: excellence in teaching and excellence in research. Our students are members of a unique, transformational living and learning experience which empowers them with the skills to make a difference to the world around them.


Why University of Essex

Essex is a very diverse university with over 15,500 students from around 147 different countries. Here are some facts about the university which explain why international students choose Essex as a place to study.

-It is ranked as 22nd in The Times Good University Guide 2018 due to its excellence in research and education that has been provided for 50 years.

– It is ranked Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2017) because of the excellent educational experience that students have there.

– Its innovative research helps the world and it is ranked 25th in the UK for research quality (TGUG 2018).

-Essex is top 15 in England for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2017, mainstream universities).

-Becoming a member of the University of Essex gives you the opportunity to join Nobel Prizewinners, award-winning directors, presidents, well-loved actors, astronauts, and over 75,000 other alumni who have gone on to shape the world and share their Essex spirit.

-Its Colchester Campus is home to a number of bars, and its night club, Sub Zero. Its full calendar of events each term range from current music acts to themed nights to buffets. Recent guests include DJ Fresh, Not3s, Tim Westwood and Jaguar Skills, as well as club nights by Ministry of Sound, Club MTV and Pure.

-In this university you can join societies in which you will improve yourself and discover what you are passionate about. The range of these groups is from over 150 active sports clubs and societies, arts and music events, and volunteering projects.

-University of Essex provides accommodation to students in order to make them feel at home.

-This university provides strong student support to satisfy all the students’ needs.

Locations and Addresses:

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex: Wivenhoe Park,Colchester, CO4 3SQ

Institution type: Public University
Total number of students: 14,435 (2014/15).
Type of accommodation: Off campus and on campus
Contact WhatsApp: (+44) 7956253150