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Upcoming open days

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Colchester Campus
Wednesday 5 November 2014 (booking now)

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No open days are available for booking yet. You will be able to book your desired open day online three months before the date.

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Funded placements

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Gain specialist knowledge and skills from our postgraduate students at no cost to you. We're funding 100 placements for Masters students. If you've got a project that's relevant to one of our courses, our students can work for you for 8-12 weeks.

We've been breaking boundaries for fifty years and our expertise can give you the competitive edge you've been looking for. Take advantage of our world-leading research and consultancy services to get an injection of knowledge. Let us organise and host your event at one of our innovative venues. Whatever your business need, we provide an extensive range of services and facilities in Colchester and Southend.

We're with you from the start. Get your company off the ground with our business incubation facilities and grow by developing your people. Gain bright ideas and fresh thinking from our high-calibre students and graduates. Want immediate access to everything we offer? Base your company at our Knowledge Gateway in Colchester - a new R&D and business hub for Essex – and become part of a growing business community.

Our strengths

  • World-leading academics offering consultancy and knowledge-sharing
  • High quality training courses and CPD
  • Working with you to place our interns and graduates
  • Extensive conference and event facilities
  • Four star Wivenhoe House Hotel at our Colchester site

Space to think...

Office building at Parkside Office Village

Room to grow. Discover Parkside Office Village. Your chance to put your business at the heart of an exciting new technology hotspot and connect with our research facilities, people and resources. View our show unit now.


iLab room

Hold your next meeting or away day at one of our iLabs in Colchester or Southend. These innovative spaces are designed to foster creativity and we'll facilitate your event so that it meets your objectives, from strategic planning to focus groups.

Our research excellence

We're ranked ninth among UK universities for the quality of our research and we offer a variety of consultancy and knowledge-sharing services. We're at the forefront of several cutting-edge areas, from big data to environmental sustainability.