Our bustling campuses in Colchester, Loughton and Southend
allow you to get fully involved in student life. Having all our
services and facilities within easy reach lets you take every
opportunity to try new experiences and pursue your interests, while
enjoying a world-class education.
We have one of the most active students' unions in the country,
numerous clubs and societies, extensive arts facilities - including
a theatre on each campus and award-winning accommodation. We are
also investing more than £200 million in our facilities.
We have a uniquely international outlook and each year welcome
students from more than 130 countries.
Why we are special
- Friendly campuses
- Supportive environment
- Active Students’ Union
- Excellent facilities
- International outlook
Our Students' Union (SU) is one of the most active in the country and is run by students, for students. Our SU will be there to offer you support, plus the opportunity to join numerous clubs and societies and to enjoy lots of events and nights out.
Our Employability and Careers Centre is here to help you develop the skills you need for a successful
graduate career. Our friendly staff and excellent resources equip you to make
informed future career choices and succeed in entering your chosen field.
Join a club
Go for it! There are a huge range of sports clubs to take part in while at Essex as the Sports Fed of our Students’
Union includes more than 45 teams, and you can also get help in starting up your own club if you want.