Applying to Essex through Clearing

1 Choose your perfect course
from the wide range of subjects
we offer.

2 Phone 01206 873666 or apply online with your grades and UCAS number (if you have one).


Room guarantee


Apply for accommodation by 26 August and we guarantee you a room for your first year. Rooms are available close to central campus.


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Find out what scholarships and bursaries you could be eligible for. Students from all backgrounds can benefit from an Essex Education.

How to apply

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Follow our step-by-step guide to the Clearing application process. Switching to Essex is simple and we're here to help throughout.

Student finance

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Whether you've already applied for student finance or not, find out what you need to do next as a Clearing and Adjustment applicant.

Opening times


Our phone lines are open:
22-25 August: 8.30am-5.30pm
26 August: 8.30am-4.30pm
Opening times for other dates.

Starting in October?

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Our welcome information provides important pre-arrival updates and everything you need to settle in to your new life at Essex.