Applying to Essex through Clearing

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

2 Apply online with our quick
and easy form.


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.

Clearing Open Days

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Find out why Essex is your new home at a Clearing Open Day.
Colchester: 20 August.
Southend: 19 and 22 August.

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.

Contact us

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Need help? Got a question? See our opening hours and contact details. You can get in touch by phone, email or in person.