We are international
Essex is a truly international institution with a long history of welcoming students from around the world.
With a global outlook and reputation for research and teaching,
we're one of the UK's most internationally diverse campus universities
with students from more than 140 countries.
- Top 10 for student satisfaction (English mainstream universities, NSS 2016).
- Ranked 21st overall in THE’s list of the top 200 most international universities in the world.
- Top 5 for social science research in the UK (REF 2014).
- Award-winning accommodation guaranteed to international students.
- A range of notable alumni - a president, Members of Parliament, film directors and two Nobel Prizewinners.
- Great employment prospects - 97.8% of our international graduates were in employment or further study within six months (DLHE survey 2015).
Find a course
Search our courses and find the right course for you. At Essex you can show your academic potential in a research-intensive
environment, and develop the knowledge and skills required for a successful career.
Meet our students
We’re confident you'll settle into our friendly campus environment and enjoy a world-class education, but find out from
our international students what it's like to study and live at our University.