Life at Essex

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Why not find out what life at Essex is really like? See more of our campuses, facilities and accommodation and hear from our students and academics about what it's like to study with us.

Social space

Our social space sits at the heart of our department. It is open all day (Monday to Friday) and is a vibrant area to meet friends, grab a coffee between classes or read. It is stocked with magazines and newspapers and provides an informal setting to meet with your lecturers or tutors. You can find our social space along the International Academy corridor, off Square 3.

International Academy resource centre

Our resource centre is a lending library for students and staff full of grammar books, dictionaries and resource books. We also have a large collection of graded readers with CDs to support English language learners. Everything that you need to supplement your learning.

Sports Centre

Our Sports Centre allows you to take part in a range of sports with excellent, high-quality sports facilities, available to students, staff and members of the public.

Albert Sloman Library

The Albert Sloman Library provides all the printed resources and materials you need during your studies. With a 24-hour reading room attached, and a large number of PCs, it offers the best environment to study at a time that suits you.

Find out more about the facilities at our University and life at Essex.