Key details
Type of institution
University
Year established
1965
Total students
14,760
On campus accomodation
Available
About
University of Essex is a truly international institution with a long history of welcoming students from around the world. It has students from various countries and over a third of their students are from outside the UK. This makes the same the most international mainstream university in the UK outside London. Students’ time at Essex will be full of opportunities to meet new people, try new things and develop new skills. It is a global university which is proud to play a part in the cultural and economic life of the communities.
The University works hard to create a living and working environment that helps students make the mark. It combines different methods of teaching to make sure students get the most out of their subject, while also developing the transferable skills that are sought by employers. Depending on the course, students can expect a mixture of lectures, seminars, lab work and field trips.
Essex has three campuses at Colchester, Loughton and South end. Each campus is different but offers the same world class education. All it’s campuses have quick road, bus and rail links to London and London airports. globe icon Visit Website
Rankings
411 501 - 600 251 - 300
Accreditations
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Campuses

Colchester Campus - University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

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Loughton Campus - University of Essex

East 15 Acting School, Rectory Lane, Loughton, Essex, IG10 3RY

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Southend Campus - University of Essex

Elmer Approach, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 1LW

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