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Upcoming open days

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Colchester Campus
Saturday 25 October 2014 (booking now)
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Wednesday 5 November 2014 (booking now)

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No open days are available for booking yet. You will be able to book your desired open day online three months before the date.

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If you cannot make one of our open days, then why not book a campus tour at another time? E-mail us and we can arrange for a student ambassador to show you around, answering your questions about living and learning at our University.

We understand that choosing a university for your undergraduate or postgraduate studies is a new experience for you, so would be happy to arrange a campus tour with a current Essex student for you.

Our campus tours mean you can see our award-winning accommodation, outstanding facilities and attractive campuses, while getting answers to any questions you have about life at Essex.

Why Essex?

  • Top ten for research
    We were rated ninth in the UK in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise
  • Superb student experience
    We are in the top 20 amongst mainstream English universities, after the last National Student Survey
  • Perfectly located
    Our three campuses enjoy excellent transport links and are less than an hour from London

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Can't get to one of our open days? Our interactive 360 degree campus views allow you to explore our campuses, accommodation and facilities in Colchester and Southend.

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How do you apply for undergraduate study? We provide the comprehensive information you need to make the best choice about your university career, with our courses covering social sciences, science and engineering, law and management, and humanities and comparative studies.

PG applications

How do you apply for postgraduate study? We welcome online applications. We understand that applying for postgraduate studies can be different to your undergraduate experience, so we provide you with the information needed to make your application.