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Call our Clearing hotline to speak to someone about securing your place on a course at Essex. Have your grades and UCAS number ready and we'll do the rest.
Telephone: 01206 873666
We’re pretty sure you’ll be right at home here at Essex. Clearing is now open, so why not find out?
Apply to Essex through Clearing
Securing your place through Clearing is a simple process. Follow these steps and you can't go wrong:
- Check that we’ve got the perfect course for you
- Be assured of our accommodation guarantee in your first year
- Apply online or phone us with your grades and UCAS number (if you have one) to hand.
It's that simple.
You can also find out more about the Clearing process before you contact us, as well as the scholarships
you might be eligible for.
Want to know more before you give us a call?
Our favourite pastime is challenging conventions. We've been doing this for fifty years, since we opened
our doors in 1964 as a radical new project for higher education, backed by donors such as Sir Winston Churchill
who believed in our vision of a new type of university for a new age. As a unique community of scholars who live,
work and play together, we have been making the headlines from the moment we started, changing the world for the better.
Join us and be taught, supported and supervised by world-leading academics. We are the UK's top university for
social science and rank ninth in the UK for the overall quality of our research. The brightest and the best come to
Essex to be immersed in current thinking and cutting-edge developments, as well as to enjoy the broader experience which
we proudly refer to as an Essex Education. Our students are also extremely happy: we rank second in the UK for