The Finance Section is responsible for managing the University and its subsidiary companies income and expenditure. We aim to provide an efficient service to all its customers whilst ensuring best financial practice.

This page has information for staff and suppliers only. For general student enquiries, please phone 01206 874000 or email

Financial statements

The Financial Statements are published every year and cover the University of Essex and its subsidiary undertakings.

University Council approved a new set of Financial Regulations in November 2015.

Employers Liability and Public Liability claims

Claimants should submit Employers Liability and Public Liability claims that are below £25,000 to our insurers directly using their portal ID which is C00108 (Zurich Municipal Insurance). Our policy number is NHE-19CA00-0013. For any queries, please contact Stephen Couch, Insurance and Risk Manager, at

Contact details

To make a payment (students) 01206 872372 / 01206 872627

Income office 01206 872165

Procurement office 01206 873103

Other finance enquiries 01206 872156

For staff

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Our SharePoint site contains information about Agresso, budgets, expenses, compliance documents and more. (Essex staff only.)

For students

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The student site contains information about fees, discounts, rent, budgeting, funding opportunities and scholarships.


Female member of staff

The Procurement site contains information for suppliers, our internal processes and documents you'll need relating to the procurement process.