Sport at Essex
Our sports facilities include outdoor pitches stretching across 40 acres as well as extensive
indoor facilities at our sports centre. We have recently opened a state of the art Evolve gym at our Southend campus, you can also access
a range of sports in the local area.
Sport is an important part of your membership at Essex.
That’s why from the
2014-15 academic year, we’re offering every member the opportunity
to participate in sport for
We’re here for you if you’re a high performance athlete looking to take your
sport to the next level. Or if sport to you means improving general fitness, making
new friends and relaxing from your studies then Essex has you covered through our
superb gym facilities and fantastic Just Play scheme
Sport at Essex
- More than 50 clubs
- Just Play drop in session and tournaments
- Extensive indoor and outdoor facilities
- Dedicated top class volleyball and basketball coaches
- Sports scholarships for high performance athletes.
Our Centre for Sports and Exercise Science has built a reputation for
outstanding research, teaching and applied sports science, while our Human Performance Unit provides support to leading athletes.
Clubs and societies
You can choose from more than 165 clubs and societies when you come to Essex. These cover the arts, sport, politics,
culture and music, so you a chance to discover new talents or develop new interests.
Sign up to Evolve today
Designed to inspire and motivate you to keep fit - students, staff and the public can all benefit from a
great value membership at our Evolve gyms
in Colchester and Southend.